2019-20 Australian Consulate General New York Winter Internship Programme

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Temporary
  • New York, NY

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • non-ongoing – 3 months – Full Time
  • USD1,400 – monthly stipend
  • New York, United States of America

Australian Consulate General – New York Winter Internship Programme

The Australian Consulate General in New York is offering three internship positions.

Two to commence immediately and the other to commence no later than early February 2019. Each are for a 3 month duration.

Obligatory requirements

To be an eligible applicant, you must:

  • be either a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder) or hold a dependant visa with current Employment Authorisation
  • be located or available to re-locate to New York for the complete duration of the three month programme;
  • be willing to undergo a mandatory police check to achieve a baseline security clearance.

The Internship

The Australian Consulate General in New York is one of seven posts representing Australia’s interests in United States across the Government, business, military, economic and cultural sectors. The work of the Australian Consulate General in New York is intense and diverse, requiring flexibility, analytical thinking and a firm understanding of the business and political environment. The environment is complex and demanding but the work is highly rewarding for the right people.

The Consulate is offering three internships:

  • Business and Investment Liaison Internship (to commence ASAP);
  • Congressional and Government Liaison Internship (to commence ASAP); and
  • ANZAC and Military Liaison Internship (to commence no later than February 2020)

Business and Investment Liaison Intern

Working under the guidance of the Business and Economic Officer, the intern will have the opportunity to undertake research and report on the current economic outlook of the New York Consulate-General’s consular jurisdiction.

Interns may be expected to represent the Australian Government in a formal capacity and in an international environment, therefore social and cultural maturities, as well as being a clear communicator, are essential qualities.

The intern will be given other training and development opportunities as they arise.

Congressional and Government Liaison Intern

Working under the guidance of the Consul-General, the intern will have the opportunity to monitor and analyse issues in the US Government that have the capacity to affect Australian interests.

The intern will also assist with stand-alone events and high-level functions associated with the Consulate’s public diplomacy activities and representational events.

Interns may be expected to represent the Australian Government in a formal capacity and in an international environment, therefore social and cultural maturities, as well as being a clear communicator, are essential qualities.

The intern will be given other training and development opportunities as they arise.

ANZAC Day and Military Liaison Intern

Working under the guidance of the Public Affairs Officer, the intern will have the opportunity to deliver a series of major events all scheduled for late April 2020. With three distinct but inter-related major events on the same day in a project that involves the Consulate’s top level business, military and community contacts.

The intern will also assist with stand-alone events and high-level functions associated with the Consulate’s public diplomacy activities and representational events.

Interns may be expected to represent the Australian Government in a formal capacity and in an international environment, therefore social and cultural maturities, as well as being a clear communicator, are essential qualities.

The intern will be given other training and development opportunities as they arise.

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Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

To apply for this job please visit dfatcareers.nga.net.au.