Aug 12, 2009

Won't You Be Michael Chertoff's Unpaid Intern? [Jobs]

Surely you've sat around in the midst of your recessionary squalor and thought, "Gee, I'd really love an unpaid internship at the consulting/lobbying firm started by the former head of Homeland Security under President Bush." Well, today's your lucky day!

So yeah, The Chertoff Group needs an intern. So what the hell is The Chertoff Group? Glad you asked! Here's the ad they posted seeking an intern:

The Chertoff Group is a fast-growing start up firm that was founded by former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff. We are seeking an intern for the fall semester (or longer) who thrives in a faced-paced work environment. Please check out our website for more information on the company: [Please indicate the source for this lead as the Brad Traverse Group (brad traverse dot com)]. The position is unpaid but you would walk away with invaluable knowledge of how a successful start-up operates and deeper insights into the issues surrounding homeland security and the private sector.

Those interested, please send me a short paragraph on why this internship would be meaningful to you.

Please email: Please put Chertoff Group Intern in the subject line.

Required Skills Excellent writing skills - including knowledge of protocol Deep knowledge of Microsoft Office suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Word Flawless organizational skills

In addition to working for Chertoff, you'll also be answering to former Bush CIA Director Michael Hayden and a host of other former Bush administration officials. Learn crisis management from the pros, who boast on their website that "no one makes better, calmer decisions in an emergency than someone who has done it hundreds of times before," because if there's one thing synonymous with the the presidency of George W. Bush, it's crisis management. So what are you waiting for?

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