Internship posted by: Search for Common Ground
Posted on: December 3, 2012
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and a European office in Brussels, Belgium, SFCG's mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities.With a total of approximately 600 staff worldwide, SFCG implements projects from 53 offices in 30 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The organization is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with a dedicated and enthusiastic staff who love their work. You will be joining a highly motivated staff with a good team spirit and there will be opportunities to grow in the role.
Summary of Position
The IT Department at Search for Common Ground is seeking full-time and part-time interns with skills in HTML/CSS, Drupal and/or WordPress. The Web Interns will report to the Webmaster and assist in a variety of online marketing and communications projects, working with our field offices in 30 countries around the world. Through hands-on training, the Web Interns will learn strategy and tactics for web design & communication that can be broadly applied to the nonprofit sector and the Internet in general. The scope of each internship will be tailored to the intern's strengths and experience, building on the individual's skills. This is an unpaid internship with the option of earning college credit.
As internship descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading Web Design Internship, and note where you found this posting. No phone calls please. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Please see our web site www.sfcg.org for more details of our work.
Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis. In your cover letter, please clearly state why our program is of interest to you, what you can bring to the organization, and what experience you hope to gain from the internship. Also, include the dates of your availability and the number of hours per week to which you can commit. Candidates who can intern a minimum of 24 hours per week are preferred. While we will make this a very rewarding internship experience for you, note this is an unpaid internship.