Internship posted by: MicroCapital
Posted on: January 18, 2013
MicroCapital [ http://www.microcapital.org ] offers the premier microfinance research internship. Successful interns emerge with a level of knowledge that is unparalleled among new entrants to the field. THE WORK IS PERFORMED ONLINE AND THUS CAN BE COMPLETED FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.
The internship involves writing about current events in microfinance. Examples of these stories appear on our home page. (You may also contact us if you are interested in an internship maintaining and developing our web resources.)
Our interns have entered full-time positions in many top-tier microfinance organizations. Details on past interns may be seen at http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-internships. Complimentary admission for interns to certain industry events can be arranged. Other benefits to interns include hands-on microfinance industry experience, direct interaction with senior management and the opportunity to make a visible contribution to an organization that is making a difference. Academic credit may be arranged according to the guidelines of students' institutions, although past interns have included both students and mid-career professionals.
The minimum time commitment is 20 hours per week for a minimum of 15 weeks. The daily schedule is flexible.
All internships require meeting demanding daily goals. Due to the large number of applications received, we are only able to respond to selected candidates. Please excuse this inconvenience.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and internships may begin at any time. If you wish to apply, please paste your resume and a cover letter into our contact form [ http://www.microcapital.org/ask-a-question ]. The letter should specify the dates you propose to begin and end the internship and the number of hours you are available to work.