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Society for International Development – START DATE August 15, 2012 – APPLY NOW!

Career Services just received this information for a Fall Internship:

Fall Program Associate (Mid-August to Mid-December 2012)

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

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, outreach, preparatory logistics, sponsorship and registration management for the 2012 Career Fair and Annual Dinner honoring Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, Maria Otero
  • Assist with program development for SID-Washington’s more than 20 sectoral and regional workgroups
  • Write summaries of Chapter activities to be published on our website
  • Develop outreach materials
  • Add to and maintain our membership database and respond to member inquiries
  • Assist with various communications initiatives including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and maintenance of website
  • Perform general administrative duties (including answering phones, handling mail, drafting correspondence, etc.)

Position Qualifications:

  • Academic and/or work experience in international development preferred
  • Experience with event planning, coordination and implementation
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, undertake detail-oriented work, and work well as a member of a team
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently, but also receptive to direction
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment and retain a positive outlook under pressure
  • Strong commitment, including ability to take on limited overtime
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Very strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with HTML and Adobe Acrobat a plus
  • Ability to work full time (4-5 days per week or 30 hours per week); Preference will be given to those individuals who are available full time and flexible during times leading up to our larger events
  • Sense of humor required

stipend of $1,250 is provided upon completion of this short-term internship. Additionally, the SID-Washington staff is committed to helping dedicated individuals find jobs, develop skills that will be critical to future success in the professional sphere, and build their resumes.

To apply, please submit to our offices:

A letter of interest that indicates days/times available to work

  • A current resume
  • 3 references (names/tel#s/position/organization)
  • A short writing sample

Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.  The initial start date is August 15, 2012 (this is negotiable). Please include “2012 Fall Associate Application” in subject line. Only finalists will be contacted for interviews. Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

The Society for International Development – Washington, D.C. Chapter

1101 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor

Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-331-1317

Email: jobs@sidw.org

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