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Learning, Empowerment and Adolescent Development Intern

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BRAC USA
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New York, NY
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Publicado hace 24 días

About BRAC and BRAC USA

BRAC is a global leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programs to assist the most marginalized people in extremely poor, conflict-prone, and post-disaster settings. These include initiatives in education, healthcare, microfinance, women and girls’ empowerment, agriculture, human and legal rights, and more. Headquartered in Bangladesh and working across 11 countries in South Asia and Africa, BRAC touches the lives of more than 100 million people worldwide.

Based in New York, BRAC USA is the North American affiliate of BRAC. BRAC USA provides comprehensive support to BRAC around the world by raising awareness about its work to empower the poor in 11 countries and mobilizing resources to support programs. BRAC USA works closely with its international counterparts to design and implement cost-effective and evidence-based poverty innovations worldwide. BRAC USA is an independent 501(c)(3) organization. 

About the Position

BRAC USA seeks an intern with exceptional writing and communication skills, and a career interest in international education and youth development to support the Program Team for the Fall  of 2022. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Education on the Learning, Empowerment, and Adolescent Development (LEAD) team, the LEAD Team Intern will work as an integral part of a highly effective team to support a diverse portfolio that includes early childhood development, education in emergencies, non-formal primary education and accelerated learning, adolescent girls’ empowerment and youth development.

This is a paid, part-time internship. The ideal candidate will be able to work remotely 15 hours per week, preferably in the mornings (EDT) Monday - Thursday. This internship will begin in Mid-September 2022 and will continue for approximately 15 weeks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deliver at least one action research project relevant to LEAD team technical areas and programming and present findings at conclusion of the internship period
  • Conduct research on prospective donors for the LEAD portfolio 
  • Prepare meeting briefs, join calls with external partners, capture notes and action items  
  • Develop standard capacity statements for three LEAD technical areas
  • Support team members in the implementation of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Adolescent and Youth Strategies, including supporting the development of concept notes, PowerPoint presentations and communication products 
  • Assist team members with systems and database management 
  • Participate in the development of pipeline reports, grant stewardship and contract management
  • Attend industry learning events and share key takeaways with team members

Qualifications and Experience

  • Current undergraduate, graduate student or recent graduate in international relations, economic development, education, early childhood development, community development, public policy, non-profit management or other related fields preferred; if a BA student, preference will be given to rising seniors 
  • A demonstrated passion for international education and development and BRAC’s mission 
  • Ability to manage tasks in a fast-paced, team-oriented (virtual) environment
  • Flexible and able to work remotely, independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Deadline and task-oriented
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Proactive team player with strong desire to learn and ability to be flexible
  • Excellent research skills and ability to frame writing and research for a variety of audiences 
  • Proficiency in Salesforce, Google Suite, Slack, and Adobe Creative Suite are assets 
  • A sincere and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion to promote and strengthen a culture of belonging at BRAC USA

How to Apply

To apply, please upload a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (e.g., class paper or another example of writing ability) by August 19, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with preference given to early applicants.

BRAC USA offers academic credit where permitted.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer. Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls please.

BRAC USA values a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

About BRAC and BRAC USA

BRAC is a global leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programs to assist the most marginalized people in extremely poor, conflict-prone, and post-disaster settings. These include…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Fecha de inicio
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    19 de septiembre de 2022
  • Fecha de finalización
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    16 de diciembre de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
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    19 de agosto de 2022
  • Payment
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    Por hora
  • Sueldo o asignación para gastos específicos
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    $15.00
  • Horas por Semana
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    15 hours per week

Cómo aplicar

To apply, please upload a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (e.g., class paper or another example of writing ability) by August 19, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with preference given to early applicants.

To apply, please upload a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (e.g., class paper or another example of writing ability) by August 19, 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling…

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