The Save the Children Office in Washington DC invites candidates to undertake paid internship placement in the team of Emergency Health and Nutrition. The intern will work under the supervision of the Associate Director of Programs and Operations and will also primarily focus on activities related to research, knowledge management, program coordination, and logistical/administrative support.
The Save the Children Fund commonly known as Save the Children is the social-humanitarian organization. It is working on the welfare and protection of children since its establishment in 1919 in London. The main objective and focus of the organization is to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.
- Assisting the Emergency Health and Nutrition (EHN) team with projects that come up, which could range from writing research and communications reports, editing/assisting with the development of training documents, or supporting international meetings.
- Working on the team’s evolving portfolio at the global, regional and country levels including reviewing grant proposals and reports. Also, supporting follow-up communications with our field-based staff, performing desk reviews, etc.
- Attending webinars and Lunch and Learn sessions to learn more about Save the Children’s ongoing emergency work and identify opportunities for linkages with EHN team projects.
- Improving knowledge management within the team and across the organization including maintaining our technical toolkits, developing briefers and factsheets, and also assisting with webinars and presentations to promote EHN work internally and externally.
- Furthermore, assisting the Program Coordinator with tracking the team’s travel and any other administrative tasks as necessary.
- Must be an active enrollment in an Associate, Bachelor, Master or another post-high school education program, or must have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date.
- Demonstrated interest in Public Health and Humanitarian Assistance.
- Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, as well as experience with basic data analysis, is desirable.
- Furthermore, applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
This is the paid internship as the Save the Children will pay $15 USD per hour to their interns. In addition to that, the organization offers the following things
- Structured learning and development program.
- Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced staff member.
- Highly collaborative and innovative teams.
- Networking program with managers across the organization.
- Flexible schedule as well as a family-friendly work environment.
- The knowledge that the work they are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world.