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Internship at the Consulate General of Ireland

The Consulate of Ireland in Chicago is seeking to recruit a highly organised, self-motivated intern, willing to work on a range of issues and projects at once. The intern will gain direct experience of international diplomacy, trade promotion and economic messaging, cultural programming, communications, protocol (high-level government visits) and information management. The intern will report to the Vice Consul and work as a member of the small Consulate team. At the start of the internship a range of projects and deliverables will be identified as goals to work towards over the three-month placement. The successful applicant will attend and be involved in external events promoting Ireland, requiring a professional outward appearance and behaviour.

Interested candidates should submit the following via email to the Consulte General of Ireland Chicago with subject line ‘Internship’ by 5pm CST on Wednesday 6th September 2017:

  • Cover letter (1 page maximum) addressing how the candidate meets the qualifications, requirements and competencies outlined below
  • Résumé (2 pages maximum)
  • Two nominated referees
  • Copies of any relevant academic and professional qualifications

Shortlisted applicants must be available for interview at the Consulate at 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, during the week of 11th September.

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