Experience:
0-1 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/12/2020
Job Category:
Other
Intern, Conventions
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SAGE Publications | Washington, DC
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Job Description

Overview

This internship will assist in the successful planning and execution of US-based academic conferences and support other global initiatives as needed. These efforts will include: researching venues and other conference details, preparing conference materials, as well as other special projects as needed.

This internship is paid, part-time (15-20 hours per week). This position will start in March 2020. Candidates MUST be current students able to work out of our office in Washington D.C. (remote work is not permitted).

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Pre-conference Activities/Research

* Research hotel and venue information including shipping details
* Create shipping codes and forms
* Assist with electronic equipment preparation
* Research new equipment as needed

Support Outgoing/Incoming Shipments

* Organize and send special displays
* Receive and organize return shipments
* Inventory updates

Conference Data Maintenance

* Materials tracking
* Conference database data entry

Special Projects

* Research and plan special games and events to market and promote new products, partnerships and other initiatives
* May need assistance at local conferences for booth set up, fielding questions and booth tear down

Qualifications & Education

Any combination equivalent to, but notlimited to, the following:

* Must be a current student working toward the completion of a undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited university. Preferred programs of study are: Communications, Marketing, Event-planning, English, or related course of study.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
* Strong ability to do online research for needed information
* Fam

About SAGE Publications

SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for scholarly, educational, and professional markets.