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Area of Internship: Public RelationsDate of Internship: June-Aug 2013
Location of Internship: Chicago, IL
Brief Description of Company/Organization:
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is the corporation and headquarters of the worldwide organization. Their purpose is to put their faith in God into action; they are on the pursuit to serving their neighbors all around the world. “Regardless of age, race, or status in life, members of the ELCA welcome you to join this community of faith” (ELCA.org). The Church has five strategic directions; to support congregations, to grow in evangelical outreach, to step forward as a public church, to deepen and extend their global and interfaith relationships, and to bring forth and support faithful and courageous leaders. The ELCA is a community that shares a passion for making positive changes in the world we live in.
Brief Description of Responsibilities:As an intern, I will be working in the meetings department of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. My main responsibility is to assist in the preparation for the Churchwide Assembly. I will help with registration, answering phones, writing and sending invitations, as well as other duties as assigned. I will also provide backup and support for the on-site meetings held at the Lutheran Center. Qualifications: Must have excellent computer skills, be detailed orientated, and have good writing and communication skills. Should be a good problem solver and be able to switch from one project to another when necessary. Must understand hospitality and the importance of making guests feel welcome. Should work well with others as part of a team and be a good listener.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America8765 West Higgins Road,