Internship: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference Support Intern

Last Updated: May 14, 2024

Organization: Office of Financial Management (OFM)

Location: Remote/Washington State 

Overview: The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic intern to provide crucial support for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Conference. This internship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to enterprise-level strategies and initiatives aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion across the state of Washington.


  • Collaborate with the DEI Special Project Manager and the Workforce Planning and Strategy team to provide comprehensive support for the DEI Conference.
  • Assist in coordinating informational sessions and meetings related to the conference.
  • Update and maintain the conference website to ensure accuracy and relevance of information.
  • Design the conference program, ensuring alignment with DEI objectives and fostering an inclusive environment for all participants.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from conference attendees to inform future event planning and improvement efforts.
  • Serve as a backup participant in section-level initiatives, providing support as needed.
  • Act as a liaison with the DEI Conference Core Team to facilitate communication and collaboration among state agencies and external partners.
  • Engage with state communicators, sharing updates, processes, and strategies related to the conference.
  • Monitor and manage chat interactions during virtual events to ensure a seamless and inclusive experience for all participants.
  • Work closely with the communications manager to review and proofread website content and program materials, ensuring accessibility standards are met.
  • Maintain regular communication with customers, including statewide HR leaders, agency staff, and external partners, utilizing various platforms such as email, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.


  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Prior experience with website management and design is a plus.
  • Interest in and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and interest in the internship position. Please also include any relevant experience or coursework related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Deadline for Application: We are seeking to fill this position immediately. 

Contact Information: For inquiries or to submit application materials, please contact [email protected]

Learn More: For more information about the DEI Conference and OFM’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, please visit the DEI Conference website.

This internship offers a valuable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in supporting and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts within a government agency. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the workforce and communities of Washington State!

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