2019 Spring Program Associate (January - May)

Hours per week

Ability to work full time (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM or 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Published

10/17/2018

Application Deadline

11/26/2018

Start Date

01/14/2019

End Date

05/31/2019

Address

1129 20th Street Northwest
Suite 500
Washington
District of Columbia
20036
United States

Description

An internship at SID-Washington is an invaluable opportunity for young people interested in pursuing a career in international development. As a Spring Associate, you will meet high-level professionals with years of experience in the field and in Washington, DC – perhaps even your future employer!

SID-Washington is seeking two full-time Program Associates to support communications and programmatic efforts across the organization. S/he will be joining a tight-knit team. As a Program Associate your duties will include: 

  • Perform general administrative duties (including answering phones, handling mail, drafting correspondence, etc.)
  •  Assist with program development and planning for SID-Washington's numerous workgroups
  •  Assist with preparations for SID-Washington's Annual Dinner
  •  Assist with planning for SID-Washington’s Annual Career Fair
  • Write summaries of Chapter activities and events to be published on our website
  • Develop outreach materials
  • Assist with various communications initiatives including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and website maintenance

Position Qualifications:

  • Academic and/or work experience in international development and/or event planning preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently, while also being receptive to direction
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment and retain a positive outlook under pressure
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well as part of a team

Benefits

Start and end date flexible.

A stipend of $2,000 is provided, with half paid at the midpoint and other half paid at the completion of the internship. 

How To Apply

Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. 

Please apply on this Cognito Form.

Due to the number of applications we receive, only finalists will be contacted for interviews. 

Questions? jobs@sidw.org

SID-Washington Website


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