Intern with ILF 

ILF interns and volunteers


TIMELINE: ILF is currently looking for Fall, Spring, and Summer interns. Applications are processed on a rolling basis and fall interns would begin immediately.

PLACE OF WORK: The Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center,
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 700
Washington DC 20004


5 – 30 hours per week from now until May 31 (depending on your schedule and our specific needs)

40 hours per week from June 1 to July 31. However, work schedules may vary. During each summer, ILF has many evening and weekend events.

Gala Week: Scheduling will be unconventional and availability will be expected upon request.


30% of Administrative/Secretarial Support:

Assist in general office operations  – buy and organize office supplies; answer phone calls; assist meetings; take notes of meetings; welcome/escort guests; manage office supplies; manage ILF’s press and business card directories; reserve conference rooms; coordinate with office receptionists; order catering service; copy and print documents; receive and send out mails and packages; manage technical issues of office computers, printers, scanners, and other tech supplies; create, pack, and mail hudreds of donor gift; and more. 

40% of Writing/Communications/Design:

Interns will create, write, and edit formal letters, press releases, newsletters, and/or ILF alumni, program books, flyers, brochures, posters, content for the Company’s website, and other publications.

Interns will take a responsibility of developing the ILF website, writing posts, and managing social media outreach (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter).

30% of Event Management (for ILF Annual Conference & Gala and ILF local Advisory Board/Alumni events):

Write and print ILF Annual Conference & Gala books, working with printing companies

Reserve a venue, take a tour of the venue in advance, set up the venue with ILF logos, marketing materials, and program books

Manage RSVP lists, create name tags and table numbers/names

Manage a registration desk and slides and AV equipment during each event, welcome and escort guests

Interns will be encouraged to attend Company official events and meetings and be involved in networking

Additional service or amendments to the services described above may be agreed.


Current sophomore, junior, or senior student in college – we do not accept high school students.

Must be able to commute to the ILF DC office (Metro Center Station area).

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must speak and write English fluently. Additional language skills (Chinese) preferred.

Be an excellent writer/editor and have experiences in editing formal letters, press releases, newsletters, policy papers, and/or speech notes.

Design skills (Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop) and web skills (WordPress, New Media platforms, Google Docs, Mailchimp) are highly desired.

Interests in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, public policy, government relations, public relations, and/or non-profit.

Prior experience in event management and logistics (i.e. catering, set-up rooms and A/V equipment, order banners and signs, welcoming guests) and office management.

CONTACT: Please send resume and cover letter to