PEACEBUILDING EVALUATION PROJECT
PAID INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
The Alliance for Peacebuilding is a membership-based network of more than seventy organizations and hundreds of professionals devoted to building sustainable peace and security worldwide. For more information, visit www.allianceforpeacebuilding.org.
The Alliance for Peacebuilding is seeking a part-time intern to help administer a partnership project with the United States Institute of Peace. The intern's primary responsibility is to assist Program Director, Melanie Kawano-Chiu, in the program design and implementation of the Peacebuilding Evaluation Project: A Forum for Donors and Implementers. Basic duties include assistance with meeting logistics, travel arrangements, substantive and fundraising research, support for project publications, and drafting external communications, including partnership materials and grant proposals.
The internship (15-20 hrs/wk) will accommodate a flexible schedule, start mid-November 2012 or early January 2013, and take place in Washington, DC. Preference will be given to candidates that can potentially continue the internship into the spring of 2013.
At least three years completed college coursework, preferably four years ● Strong computer skills, high proficiency in Word and Excel ● Enthusiasm and commitment to the organization’s mission ● Proactive, independent and team-oriented work ethic ● Excellent writing skills and attention to detail ● Professional workplace experience ● Ability manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines ● Positive attitude and an ability to engage with a wide variety of people ● Experience working with evaluation a plus.
At the intersection of peacebuilding and development, the intern will connect with AfP’s network of partners both overseas and in Washington. The Alliance for Peacebuilding is willing to work your higher education institution for course credit, if applicable.
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of 3 references to: email@example.com, ATTN: Roxanne Knapp, Program Associate. Cover Letter files should be labeled "Last, First - Cover Letter" and Resume files, "Last, First - Resume" (i.e. Smith, Jane – Resume).
Deadline to apply: Friday, October 26, 2012. The position will be filled as soon as a well-qualified person is identified.
Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications for the position will be considered. The Alliance for Peacebuilding is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes resumes from all qualified applicants, particularly women and minorities. AfP does not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, race, or persons with disabilities.
Is this open for US citizens only. If not, will you consider applications from international applicants and support to obtain visa ?