Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Intern, New Product Development (Arlington, VA, USA)

New Product Development Intern will be provided with an unique learning and working opportunity within NBPT’s New Product Development Department at the Headquarter Office in Arlington, VA. The Intern will work closely with all levels of the Department staff members by providing specific program-related support and be given an opportunity to learn various aspects of new product development functions within a non-profit environment.

Essential Duties:
• Assist in managing contracts (e.g., getting signatures for training contracts, getting them processed with Accounting)
• Work closely with the Manager, New Product Development, to schedule trainings
• Process trainer expense reports (e.g., reviewing and filling out Accounting paperwork)
• Ship materials out (e.g., packing, labeling, arranging for shipment)
• Update internal databases of training participants
• Print certificates for trainees
• Assist with market research-related tasks (e.g., data collection, web research, phone calls)
• Participate in New Product Development Team meetings as appropriate
• Perform other duties and participate in other reasonable learning activities determined as necessary or appropriate by Vice President, New Business Development.

• Current enrollment in a college degree program
• Prior office work experience, preferably in a non-profit organization, preferred
• Strong organizational skills
• Good verbal and written communications skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team-work environment
• Punctuality in attendance and dependability
• Proficiency in using MS Office products
• Understanding of NBPT’s vision of excellent teaching.

Application instructions:
Please send a cover letter and a resume to: HR@NBPTS.org. Serious inquiries only. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college degree program (no exceptions).

About NBPTS:
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) improves teaching and student learning. National Board Certified Teachers are highly accomplished educators who meet high and rigorous standards.

Like board-certified doctors and accountants, teachers who achieve National Board Certification have met rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment and peer review. NBPTS offers 25 certificates that cover a variety of subject areas and student developmental levels.

In a congressionally-mandated study, National Board Certification was recently recognized by the National Research Council as having a positive impact on student achievement, teacher retention, and professional development.

Since 1987 more than 82,000 teachers have achieved National Board Certification. These teachers prepare America’s diverse student population with the skills it needs to compete in the 21st century workplace.

Email. HR@NBPTS.org

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