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COME WORK FOR the Mandela Washington Fellowship Business and Entrepreneurship Institute on Decision Making for Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chains at Rutgers this summer.

Application Deadline: 5/20/16

Internship Period: 6/13 through 7/29.

Hours per week are negotiable. About 15 – 20 on average.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is a flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and support for activities in their communities. Fellows are young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa who have a proven record of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, or communities. For the third year in a row, the U.S. Department of State selected Rutgers as the only New Jersey university to offer the six-week Mandela Washing­ton Fellowship (MWF) program as part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

We are looking for a student to produce content and interact with our audiences using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social sites. You will be working in coordination with the Institute Directors and the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs. This is a great opportunity for students looking to get into social media marketing, public relations, or journalism.


  • Successful applicants will have demonstrated experience shooting photos and writing in social media.
  • Video experience is a plus.
  • Strong writing skills are essential.
  • Candidates should be highly motivated and qualified juniors, seniors, or grad students.
  • Must be able to work independently.

To Apply:

If you meet our requirements, please send a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and two photography samples by e-mail to Johanna Bernstein, Administrative Director for the MWF Business and Entrepreneurship Institute.

Your subject line should say: MWF Social Media Internship.

Application Deadline: 5/20/16

*If desired we will work directly with candidates academic departments or Career Services to offer course credit.

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