Obama Foundation Internship 2021: Everything You Need to Know

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Obama Foundation Internship: Have you heard about the intern program called “Obama Foundation Internternship” that is aimed at bringing a diverse cohort of passionate, mission-oriented, and qualified interns to serve in their Chicago and D.C. offices?

Oh yes, the Obama Foundation internship is an open opportunity for anyone from any country or background that is currently pursuing their post-secondary pathway and is eligible to work in the United States.

So, If you have ever had any wish of working in the united state, I think this is a big-time opportunity for you to work as an administrative intern in the U.S.

Obama Foundation Internship

Purpose of Obama Foundation Internship 

The purpose of this internship is to produce qualified leaders in various capacities, and it will provide the intern’s access models of leadership and experience practical work.

Requirements for this Program

The Obama Foundation is looking for interns who have excellent time management and organizational skills, and are strong writers and researchers and eager to work in a fast-paced office environment.

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Who is Eligible for the Obama Foundation Internship

To be considered eligible for this internship, the applicant must be a current full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate student that is licensed to work in the USA since the Foundation is focused on recruiting a diverse cohort of interns and can be pleased to be an equal opportunity company.

However, if you’re a professional candidate with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation to perform the application form, you might contact interns@obama.org.

However, as an applicant you;

  1. Must be a post-graduate student
  2. Have excellent time management and organizational skills
  3. Are strong writers and researchers
  4. Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced office environment
  5. Must have the United States work permit
  6. Must be at least 18 years old at the application time
  7. Must be fluent in spoken and written English

Roles of the Interns at Obama Foundation

As an intern student of the Obama Foundation, your work will be centred on providing departments at the Obama Foundation with the administrative, logistical, and operational assistance needed to execute their work.

Departments at the Obama Foundation

  1. Correspondence
  2. Development
  3. Digital
  4. Experience
  5. Finance
  6. International
  7. Office of the CEO
  8. Office of the Executive Director
  9. Program
  10. Public Engagement
  11. Real Estate
  12. Research

How Long Will the Internship Last?

  • The Obama Foundation Internship will last for 12 weeks.

Location and Working Hours for Obama Foundation Internship 

This program is going to be hosted at Chicago and Washington, D.C. and interns will be working for 40 hrs each week.

How to Apply

If you have met the requirement and still showed interest in applying for the internship, you can apply for it online.

But, you have to note that you are to answer all the questions in one session. So you cannot save your answers and apply later.

To solve this problem, we suggest you download the Application Worksheet and first draft your responses in a word document before filling out the application.

For more queries and information, please send an email to interns@obama.org.

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Application Deadlines

The application will open on August 2-3 and closes September 1-2, each year. However, the Spring Internship will begin in January and end in May.

NOTE: This is an internship (opportunity) that does come up every year.

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