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Social Assessment/Labor and Human Rights Internship

Overseas Private Investment Corporation Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Social Assessment/Labor and Human Rights Internship
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Overseas Private Investment Corporation

##### Office of Investment Policy

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

10/03/2018 to 08/30/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 00

- ##### Salary

$0 to $0 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Internships

- ##### Work schedule

Multiple Schedules

Location
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Many vacancies in the following location:

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Washington DC, DC

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

##### Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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### Summary

Unpaid internships with OPIC are offered year round in Washington,
D.C., and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. Duties vary based on
the department and/or office in which the intern is placed. OPIC's
Internship Program offers valuable experience that contributes to
educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any
future employment endeavor, including federal, state and local
governments or in the private sector.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

Interns will:

- Identify, collect, and analyze relevant information concerning
the potential impacts of proposed projects on workers and
affected communities near projects;
- Review various forms of project-level social policies and
providing gap analyses between corresponding national and
international legal and regulatory frameworks;
- Assess host country laws and practices related to social
governance and monitoring social-related news, trends, and
events;
- Identify recommendations to reach compliance with international
best practices for social risk identification, management and
monitoring; and
- Perform other related tasks as assigned. Interns may attend
meetings at other U.S. government or development finance
agencies.

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status

No

##### Promotion Potential

None

- #### Job family (Series)

1199 Business And Industry Student Trainee

- Requirements
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### Conditions of Employment

- US Citizenship is required
- Must be currently enrolled at least part-time in an accredited
college or university
- Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by
background investigation
- Selective Service registration required for male applicants,
unless exempt

### Qualifications

Must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in a full- or part-time
accredited advanced degree program (e.g. Master's, Juris Doctor,
Ph.D.) in good academic standing, concentrating in: International
Relations/Affairs/Development/Business/Finance/Trade, Global Policy,
Human Rights, Anthropology, Social Impact, Corporate Social
Responsibility, International/Labor/Employment Law, Public Policy,
Diplomacy, International Project Finance, Political Science,
Sociology, or other related field.

Knowledge of the International Finance Corporation Performance
Standards and other international development, social assessment,
human rights, or labor initiatives is a plus.

Candidates should also have strong analytical abilities; verbal and
written communication skills; internet and library-based research
skills; computer proficiency; and multitasking capabilities.

### Education

Must be currently enrolled in a full- or part-time accredited
advanced degree program (e.g. Master's, Juris Doctor, Ph.D.) in good
academic standing, concentrating in: International
Relations/Affairs/Development/Business/Finance/Trade, Global Policy,
Human Rights, Anthropology, Social Impact, Corporate Social
Responsibility, International/Labor/Employment Law, Public Policy,
Diplomacy, International Project Finance, Political Science,
Sociology, or other related field.

### Additional information

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Applications will be reviewed to ensure eligibility under this
program. Applications of eligible students will be forwarded to the
Department indicated on the letter of interest. A separate
application should be submitted for each internship of interest.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance

Other

##### Drug test required

No

- Required Documents
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To apply for this internship, you must submit a complete Application
Package to interns@opic.gov with **Social Assessment** in the
subject line, which includes:

1. Your Resume
2. Your Unofficial Transcript
3. OPIC Internship Letter of Interest (use the form found at
https://www.opic.gov/who-we-are/careers/developmental-opportunities)

- Benefits
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Review our benefits

- How to Apply
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Applicants for the OPIC Unpaid Student Volunteer (Internship)
Program must submit a resume, unofficial transcript and a letter of
interest to Interns@opic.gov with **Social Assessment** in the
subject line in order to be considered for placement. Incomplete
packages or e-mails without the specific internship program name in
the subject line will not be considered.

**Please submit an application for each program of interest.**

Applications are accepted year-round; however, if targeting a
specific internship period, OPIC recommends submitting your
application by the following dates:

- Summer - Apply by March 1
- Fall - Apply by July 1
- Winter - Apply by November 1
- Spring - Apply by January 1

For information on each Internship offered, please see:
https://www.opic.gov/who-we-are/careers/developmental-opportunities

### Agency contact information

### Recruiter at OPIC

##### Phone

202-336-8531

##### Email

RECRUITER@OPIC.GOV

##### Address

Overseas Private Investment Corporation
1100 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20527
US

Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

If you are selected for an interview for this internship, you will
be contacted directly.

- Fair & Transparent
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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job
applicants

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to
apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512258200. Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Address

Washington, DC
USA