THF Job Opportunities

 Part Time Office Assistant

The T. Howard Foundation (THF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing diversity in the media industry. The Internship Program works nationwide with public and private colleges and universities, recruiting college students for internship opportunities with major media companies nationwide.

THF seeks a fall Temporary Part Time Office Assistant to work with the Internship Program from (September 2017 through February 2018). This person will assist with basic administrative and organizational tasks.

The ideal candidate is able to work independently, pays strong attention to detail,manages multiple projects simultaneously, iscomfortable working in a professional office environment, is a team player, possesses excellent oral/written communication skills, and is able to accept constructive criticism and receive direction/guidance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data entry of prospect, applicant and alumni information
  • Creating and organizing program applications
  • Scanning and entering documents into our systems
  • Assisting with social media marketing initiatives
  • Answering general inquiries from prospects and applicants
  • Follow up communications with students to ensure documents have been received
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Available to work 15-16 hours per week from September 2017 through February 2018. (Excluding holiday breaks)
  • Degree seeking undergraduate college student
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

This position will require 15-16 hours per week in our officeThe estimated start date of this position is Monday, September 18, 2017. The rate is $12.50 hour. The Foundation is located in downtown Silver Spring, MD and is within a short walk of the Silver Spring Metrorail Red Line and several local bus routes. 

Application Information:

  • Applications must be received by Sunday, August 27, 2017.
  • Email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.
  • Your email must contain the subject line: PART TIME OFFICE ASSISTANT

In order to easily identify your materials, we ask that you:

  • Save cover letter attachment with the title document: YourFullName_CoverLetter_OfficeAssistant
  • Save resume attachment with the title document: YourFullName_Resume_OfficeAssistant.

Thank you for your interest in THF!

The T. Howard Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employement practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientatio, gender identity or expressiob, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability or genetic information. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.