Paid Internship: NDI seeks Project Assistant/Intern: Women’s Political Participation Programs

Paid Internship: NDI seeks Project Assistant/Intern: Women’s Political Participation Programs

Posted by Valerie Oliphant on December 2, 2013 at 6:54pm in Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

For more information or to apply, please follow this link: http://ndi.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xE0000002SKc9I…

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) encourages enthusiastic individuals with strong interest in women’s political participation to submit a cover letter and resume for an internship with NDI’s Women’s Political Participation team. Responsibilities of this internship include organizing and collecting resources on women’s issues in the field of democratic development. The full-time internship is based in NDI’s Washington DC office and requires a 40 hour commitment per week. We are looking for an individual available from mid-January through mid-May.

Primary Responsibilities

Assist in the general daily functioning of the women’s political participation programs, including consolidating, supplementing, reorganizing and indexing NDI’s materials on Women’s Participation;
Conduct a country-by-country inventory of NDI programs emphasizing women’s participation and cataloging relevant training materials;
Conduct periodic research assignments to support NDI’s women’s political participation programs;
Assist with administrative duties such as filing, faxing, copying, mailings and travel arrangements.

Required Skills

Generally pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in gender studies, international relations, political science, public policy studies or related fields;
Demonstrated course work and/or work experience in women’s issues, gender equity, or related areas, particularly as they apply to international issues and/or politics;
Demonstrated course work and/or work experience in international relations, politics and/or political science, such as campaign or advocacy work;
Excellent organizational and administrative abilities with a strong attention to detail and the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
Strong research and analytical skills;
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment;
Varied computer skills and languages a plus.

For more information or to apply, please follow this link: http://ndi.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0xE0000002SKc9I…

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