Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is a national nonprofit professional education association. It represents magnet schools, school district leaders, principals, teachers, parents and families, business partners, and institutions of higher education. MSA is governed by a board of directors, many of whom work in or with magnet schools. The executive committee is made up of the President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Parliamentarian, and Past President. The organization has a regional structure that is divided into eight geographic areas. Each is headed by a regional director who sits on the board of directors. The Executive Director and staff serve in the national office based in Washington, DC.

Current Opportunities for Magnet Schools of America (MSA)

Spring Internship

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: As soon as possible
Description: Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is offering a spring internship opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students interested in educational nonprofit work with a premier public school choice organization. Through his or her work with MSA, the intern will be able to align the organization’s mission with daily operations ranging from membership outreach, communications (social media/marketing), conference planning and logistics, education policy research/updates, and professional development opportunities provided by MSA. The intern will also gain specific knowledge about magnet schools, the school choice movement, and the current successes and challenges of the K-12 public education system. The spring internship provides unparalleled exposure to the inner workings of a small non-profit, catering to over 2,000 institutions and more than 7,000 contacts. The intern will assist with planning and logistics for our national events and will work on administrative projects related to our national awards program and association management system. This position is a great opportunity for a high-achieving individual to learn about the many ways nonprofits communicate and engage with their supporters. A variety of skills, including writing and communications, data management, design, and marketing to plan a successful event are preferred. The intern will receive a small stipend depending on the number of hours worked during the semester. We also are happy to work with your school to complete any paperwork to satisfy course credit or other internship-related requirements. To be considered for the internship, please submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format to: john.laughner@magnet.edu Please include “Spring Internship” in the subject line.

Magnet Schools of America (MSA) internship

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
Description:

Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is offering a summer internship for an intelligent, driven, and enterprising undergraduate or graduate student interested in learning more about education policy and nonprofit work in Washington, DC. Through their work with Magnet Schools of America, our interns gain specific knowledge about magnet schools, the school choice movement, and the current successes and challenges of the K-12 public education system.

Policy and Communications Intern

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
Description: Magnet Schools of America (MSA) is offering a summer internship for an intelligent, driven, and enterprising undergraduate or graduate student interested in learning about education policy and nonprofit work in Washington, DC. Through their work with Magnet Schools of America, our interns gain specific knowledge about magnet schools, the school choice movement, and the current successes and challenges of the K-12 public education system.

The Policy and Communications Intern position provides unparalleled exposure to Capitol Hill and its inner workings. The intern will attend education-related Congressional briefings and hearings, as well as other events throughout the city. The intern will analyze data related to magnet school performance and incorporate that information into his/her policy analyses. This position is a great opportunity for a high-achieving individual to apply policy analysis and research skills to the K-12 educational landscape. The intern will also monitor and follow social media outlets for connections to magnet schools and share relevant content with our membership. (S)he will also draft press releases and articles for our organizational blogs and monthly newsletter.

Contact Information

Magnet Schools of America (MSA)
1909 K Street NW Suite C140
Washington, DC 20006
www.magnet.edu/