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Humanitarian Disaster Response Internship at Save the Children

Humanitarian Disaster Response Internship at Save the Children

Country: USA
City: Washington DC
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The Humanitarian Disaster Response internship will require the intern to work with senior leadership and staff in the Department of Humanitarian Response (DHR) to support effective engagement with internal and external partners and stakeholders. The interns will support strategic engagement with key institutional donors, including USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the Bureau of Refugees, Population, and Migration (BPRM) at the US State Department.   The intern will support the Vice President of DHR in his preparation for and engagement with external humanitarian stakeholders.  Additional responsibilities may include support to Humanitarian Surge capacity, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL).

What will the Humanitarian Disaster Response Intern do at Save the Children?

The Humanitarian Disaster Response Internship will require the interns to follow up on duties and responsibilities which includes:

  • Roll out of donor strategies to members and country offices
  • Development of donor-specific compliance as well as award documentation
  • Support the VP, DHR in preparation as well as follow up for Emergency Director’s Group
  • Likewise, conduct targeted research related to Save the Children priority responses
  • Further, support proposal development and reporting for institutional donors
  • Develop spreadsheets/trackers as well as to conduct portfolio analysis

What do you need for the Humanitarian Disaster Response Internship?

To apply for the Save the Children internship, the candidates must meet the minimum requirement as:

  • Must be an actively enrolled undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate student or have graduated within 6 months of start date.
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Highly organized as well as detail-oriented
  • Further, a strong interest in humanitarian issues and architecture
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Moreover, proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong collaboration skills, and ability to synthesize ideas and contribute to problem-solving
  • Furthermore, currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Attach resume and cover letter to your application

Why Internship at Save the Children?

  • Structured learning and development program
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with managers across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family-friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world
  • around the world

How to apply for Save the Children Internship?

Prospective Interns may apply for Save the Children Internship by completing and submitting the online application form. Further, interns will require to provide necessary documents which include a CV; cover letter, letter of recommendation as well as proof of enrollment at university.


Type of Opportunity Internships
CityWashington DC
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerSave the Children



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