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Special Projects Intern

Internship Description
Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL)
Organization Type: 
Internship Location: 
Denver Metro
Internship Category: 
Administrative | Education | Programs/Services
Internship Description: 

The CELL Special Projects Intern provides critical project support, assisting with various CELL events and programs.

Essential Functions

  • Supports project managers in coordinating schedules and milestones for CELL events and programs
  • Assists with documentation and other project deliverables
  • Helps with coordinating logistics, updating internal and external documents, and preparing/organizing supplies and materials
  • Communicates with staff about progress towards major project milestones, giving regular reports to management
  • Maintains relationships with and provides timely communication to all key partners and stakeholders
  • Other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Upper-level Bachelor’s student or graduate student in a related field preferred
  • Experience with project management or coordination strongly preferred
  • Passion for and experience in security studies, international relations and current events
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Outstanding writing, presentation, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, professional environment a plus
  • Highly motivated, positive, flexible, and proactive team player is a must
  • Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds on an occasional basis and up to 10 pounds frequentl

Hours and Salary

This is a paid internship. Interns should be able to dedicate 20-25 hours a week during office hours, ideally on two to three full 8-hour days. Some weekends and evenings will be required for assistance staffing CELL programs.

How To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Cychosz at with “Special Projects Intern” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; please submit your cover letter and resume ASAP. Every applicant is carefully reviewed. However, due to the large number of applications received for each position, only candidates whose backgrounds most closely complement the requirements of the position will be contacted directly. All applicants will undergo a background check. The CELL is an equal opportunity employer.

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