Communications Coordinator, PT Student Internship Position at AC4! Apply before September 17, 2018

Communications Coordinator | Graduate Student Part-Time Internship

To apply: send resume and cover letter to
Deadline: 5pm (EST), Monday, Sept 17, 2018

AC4‘s mission is to engage with and support interdisciplinary theory, research and practice related to violence prevention, constructive conflict resolution, peacebuilding and sustainable development at Columbia University with aim to promote sustainably peaceful societies. By connecting students and thought leaders at Columbia University and with larger community in NYC and around the world, AC4 creates opportunity for applying science to generate novel solutions for addressing some of our most pressing social and environmental challenges. Under supervision of AC4 Program Manager, the Communications and Administrative Intern role will provide support for communication, coordination and community building of the transdisciplinary network at CU working on peace, conflict and sustainability. The intern will help in delivering and strengthening communications and coordination for AC4 Hub for community building, with support on content development, promotion, outreach, social media marketing and events.

Time Commitment and Compensation:

  • Minimum weekly commitment of 15 hours, with maximum 20 hours a week, at a rate of $17/hour
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, and bi-weekly interdepartmental meetings
  • Ideally selected candidate would start in September 2018 for an appointment throughout the academic year 2018-2019


  • Interest in contributing to the field of conflict resolution and Columbia University
  • Familiarity with Columbia departments related to conflict resolution, peace and sustainable development
  • Excellent writing, editing, verbal presentation skills; social media fluency
  • Comfortable with outreach and marketing including emails, social media and in-person
  • Experience with data management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Mailchimp, and social media, and developing campaigns


  • Communications & Event Coordination (60%)
    • Fielding and tracking general inquiries
    • Writing, editing, reporting and distributing information via blog posts, mailings, and social media
    • Drafting and contributing to new content online and on community building initiatives
    • Supporting on event planning and logistical support as needed
  • Outreach (25%)
    • Supporting on marketing materials and promotion
    • Updating and maintaining contact with offices, centers, and student groups at CU that could provide info relevant for network hub activities, e.g., events mailings
    • Contacting and updating faculty, centers, departments, etc, in database as is relevant
  • Research and Data Management (10%)
    • Supporting on building audience, community interaction and analytics
  • General Operations and Administrative Support (5%)


If interested please send a cover letter and resume to Meredith Smith, ACProgram Manager, at by close of business on September 17, 2018.

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