P2P Volunteer Internship

Details

  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Last Updated: October 1, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Job Type: Volunteer internship (unpaid), full-time or part-time

Summary

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance, civil society development and public administration reform, is currently seeking volunteer interns to support the US-Russia Peer-to-Peer program. Under the Senior Program Manager’s supervision, the selected individuals will perform the following duties: oversight of a portfolio of projects, conduct research and present recommendations to senior staff members, draft a variety of technical documents, communicate with program participants, and perform other duties as assigned.

Please note: although the internship is unpaid, volunteers will receive up to $125 for public transportation via SmartBenefits.

 

Duties

  • Support the implementation of an assigned portfolio of projects
  • Support project initiation and closeout processes
  • Contribute to the evaluation of project design, strategy, and proposed activities
  • Track project progress to ensure achievement of stated objectives
  • Maintain frequent contact with project participants
  • Draft a variety of technical documents
  • Ensure project compliance with relevant rules and regulations
  • Research information using a variety of sources
  • Synthesize researched information and present it in a clear and concise manner
  • Draft summaries offering recommendations to senior staff  

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in international relations or related field required or Enrollment in B.S/B.A. Program 
  • Work experience in Russia desired
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines while quickly producing high-quality work is essential
  • Strong research, analytical, written and verbal communication skills are required  
  • Advanced MS Office experience required
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English
  • Speaking, reading, writing and translating in Russian preferred  
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@eurasia.org with "Volunteer ProgramInt" in the subject line.  

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