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InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with 180+ members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.
To learn more about InterAction's mission, DEI approach, values and more visit the link below:
Who We Are - InterAction
About the Position:
InterAction’s Global Development, Policy and Learning Team offers internship opportunities to motivated individuals with a passion for global change. Our team advocates for the public policy priorities of InterAction and its members, primarily with the U.S. Congress and executive branch. Simultaneously our Development Implementation Team manages an IFAD-funded advocacy project, working closely with agricultural advocacy organizations in East Africa, manages NGO Aid Map, and supports preparations for the 2020 G7 meeting. Our team portfolio includes work on Food Security and Agriculture, Water, Health and Sanitation, Humanitarian Policy and Practice Advocacy, Climate and Fragility, Children and Youth, and Democracy, Rights, and Governance.
This is a paid internship and will provide an opportunity to receive class credits and a robust professional development program which includes workshops, trainings, and educational opportunities. We anticipate the internship lasting from early January through mid-May with flexible start and end dates.
Responsibilities for the GDPL Intern will include:
During the internship, you can expect to acquire the following knowledge and skills:
Qualifications of the ideal candidate:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Additional Application Instructions:
Please include cover letter and resume with your online application by the preferred deadline of 12/10/21. Position will remain open until filled and considered on a rolling basis, but applications received before deadline are preferred.
Due to the volume of applicants, only those moving forward with next steps in the recruitment process will be notified. No phone calls please!
Posted date: 26 days ago