USO Tour to Persian Gulf Featuring Zac Brown Band

The Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band will soon depart on a USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour to the Persian Gulf.   This is the band’s second USO tour and the third for Zac Brown, who traveled on the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff USO Holiday tour in 2008 and performed at the USO Fort Hood Community Strong event in 2009 with his band.   Together, Brown and his band have entertained and boosted the morale of more than 23,000 troops!

Named “Best New Artist” at the 2010 Grammy Awards, the Zac Brown Band was recently nominated for four Academy of Country Music Awards including “Entertainer of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” “Single Record of the Year” and “Top New Vocal Group.” During their nine-day USO tour, the band will visit multiple posts, sign autographs and perform countless hits, such as “Chicken Fried,” “Toes” and “Whatever It is.”

Check out the video below that the band made to chronicle their Grammy Experience…

They’re Here! USO Internship Opportunities for Summer 2010

The USO is pleased to offer Internships for credit or for practical work experience during the summer of 2010.  The Internships will begin in May, 2010 and each Internship requires a minimum of 20 hours work per week, at the USO offices in Arlington, VA.  A parking or transportation allowance is provided.

The application deadline for these positions is April 16, 2010.  Click here to learn more and apply!

Be an intern with us!

Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Communications – One position is available with a focus in Digital Assets and Social Media. This requires a degree focus in Communications or Digital Media with the ability to use a MAC, familiarity with CS4, and proficiency in social media channels
  • Human Resources – One position is available with a focus on HR processes, both national and international, including research of legalities in HR processes and project-based work for functional HR areas. This requires a degree focus in Human Resources or Organizational Psychology.
  • Finance – One position is available with a focus accounts payable, cash receipts, financial analysis of monthly reporting packages, and control analysis. This requires a degree focus in Accounting or Finance.
  • Development (2 positions) – One position is available in Major Gifts and Planned Giving with a focus on donor research, event planning for donor recognition and follow up with Planned Giving Donors and Executors. This requires a degree focus in Business, Political Science, Public relations, or a degree related to non-profit management.  One position is available in Online Development with a focus in online marketing and web content management. This requires a degree focus in Marketing, Business or Finance with strong web content skills and analytical skills
  • Operations – One position is available in SharePoint Administration to assist with information migration into the new SharePoint environment. This requires a degree focus in Information Management, Knowledge Management, or Library Information Sciences with familiarity in working with taxonomies, keyword searching and other information management tasks.

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