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INTERNSHIP IN VOLUNTEER KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION SECTION
BONN, GERMANY

United Nations Volunteers has posted an opening for an intern who will support building UNV substantive knowledge and capacity to promote and facilitate volunteerism for peace and development globally; as well as to enhance UNV policies, programming and partnerships. REQUIRES: Currently enrolled in a Master's degree programme in development, social science, political science, communications, knowledge management, evaluation or a related field. (Please note that only candidates who will be returning to their studies upon the completion of their internship qualify for an internship with UNV.) Strong interest in development cooperation and in the work of the United Nations Volunteers programme. Previous experience in developing countries is desirable. Knowledge of the UN work environment an advantage. Experience in volunteering a strong asset. Excellent oral and written communications skills and demonstrated research abilities and interest. For more information and to apply visit http://www.unv.org/about-us/employment/internship/vacancies.html. Closing date: 9/30/16.

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EMERGENCY INTERN
US - ATLANTA, GA

CARE is seeking an Emergency (EHAT) Intern that would be primarily responsible for supporting logistics and operations with the emergency team. S/he will support management of commodity tracking system to track CARE international relief items, CARE emergency preparedness activities, along with other logistics tasks. Secondarily, s/he will be responsible for information sharing, knowledge management, and learning. The intern will be charged with updating regular communications pieces for CARE USA-wide distributions as well as EHAT-specific weekly updates. The role will provide support to the team engaging with the US government funding teams such as OFDA and BPRM, including but not limited to award set up documentation, working with the Shared Services Center, and supporting the proposal review process. Lastly, the intern will also support the Grants and Finance Manager on tasks such as running financial reports and updating the team's financial portfolio. The intern will support the new commodity tracking system project which will entail supporting the gathering data from different country offices and CARE International members and analyzing. Intern will also be primarily responsible for key communications documents that convey EHATs work both internally and externally. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Humanitarian Dashboard; Weekly team updates; EHAT newsletter; Award set up documents; Funding portfolio. PRIMARY SKILLS: Proficient in English (Verbal & Written); Proficient in MS Skills (Word, Excel, Acess & Power Point). The position is open to recent or current graduate students with backgrounds in emergency response, public health, or international development. CARE is looking for an individual with strong writing skills. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. The person must be a team player and be able to quickly adapt to changing priorities. Knowledge of CARE and the humanitarian response community in the U.S. would be very desirable. To apply, go to: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=51&rid=316 4.

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GEOSPATIAL INTERN
WASHINGTON, DC / ARLINGTON, VA

Compensated 6 month Internship: August 2016-February 2017. The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).The Geospatial Intern (Intern) will serve as a member of the Health Informatics (HI) Branch in the Strategic Information, Evaluation and Informatics (SIEI) Division, within the Bureau for Global Health's (GH) Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA). OHA is the focus of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for USAID and has primary responsibility for leading the Agency's efforts within PEPFAR. Geographic data management and analysis activities are critical to the implementation of PEPFAR 3.0, which reflects a commitment to data-driven decision making and geographically targeting assistance where it will achieve the greatest impact. The Geospatial Intern (INT-P5-044) will support the Agency and HI team with the collection, management, and analysis of geospatial data for the purpose of translating various PEPFAR program data/indicators into actionable decision making practices. The Intern will work closely with the Health Informatics Branch Chief as his/her onsite manager. RESPONSIBILITIES: Supporting the HI Team in developing a clear, comprehensive strategy to enhance the spatial analytic and map making capacity of OHA and Mission staff, by developing and conducting a needs assessment to inform the implementation strategy as well as training/support materials for OHA and Mission staff. Supporting OHA and USAID Missions in their collection, management, and analysis of spatial data. Generating and delivering high-quality cartographic, data visualization, and information products. Monitoring, tracking, and reporting spatial data quality problems and helping to identify opportunities for improvement. Supporting the documentation of spatial analysis projects to include pre-processing techniques, analytic methodologies, results, and lessons learned that could be used as case studies or examples for future work. Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern's own interests. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled masters or post-bachelor's degree candidate in a program related to geography, geographic information science, or other relevant field; or completion of such a program within the last 12 months. Demonstrated experience with Esri ArcGIS 9.x or 10.x, cartographic design, graphic editing, and standard office applications. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines while producing quality content. Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Strong analytical skills, data lover, ability to think big picture strategy and navigate details to ensure accuracy. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,690 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at https://www.ghfp.net/ All online applications must be submitted by July 5, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.

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FOREST INTERN
WASHINGTON, DC

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks an intern to work with its Forest Goal Team for the fall semester. Through a literature review and interviews, researchers will help identify the country-specific and/or regional trends hindering FSC's growth. This will help in the development of a FSC strategy for the region that recognizes the challenges on the ground. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree required, student pursing a Master's degree in a related field is preferred, such as conservation biology or natural resource management. Familiarity with Forest Stewardship Council specifically or forest certification generally is helpful but not required. Fluency in Spanish would be helpful, but not necessary. Exceptional research, analytical, and writing skills. Strong organization and time management skills. Commitment of at least 20 hours per week during the fall semester. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: IN-16105

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SAFEGUARDS INTERN
WASHINGTON, DC

The Safeguards Unit of the Public Sector Support Department of World Wildlife Fund is seeking a part-time to full time intern for research and analysis. The research and analysis will consider USAID's approach to compliance. Subject matter will cover many of the issues in which WWF is involved, including biodiversity conservation (e.g., endangered species and habitat protection), natural resource management (e.g., fisheries, forestry and agriculture), climate change, and energy. REQUIRES: Post graduates preferred, with related background experience in any combination of environmental, international relations and public policy. Work in the non-profit sector is desirable. Interest in conservation and international development issues. Interest and willingness to learn about USAID's Environment and Social Compliance systems as well as those of various multilateral banks such as World Bank, AIIB, ADB. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, collaboratively and independently. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: IN-16104

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SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
WASHINGTON, DC

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Social Media Intern. Responsibilities: Drafting blog and social media posts; Monitoring daily social media conversations, including opportunities to engage in trending moments; Tracking daily social media analytics; Providing assistance with large scale social media campaigns; Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree. In-depth knowledge of social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and beyond. Excellent research and writing skills; Attention to detail; Organized and self-motivated. Please apply on our website http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/careers/index.html. Vacancy no: IN-16103

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GLOBAL PROGRAMME COORDINATION INTERN
BONN, GERMANY

United Nations Volunteers has posted an opening for a Global Programme Coordination Intern in Bonn. Under the overall guidance of the Communication Specialist, the intern will support the project coordination as well as research and monitoring developments through different channels. REQUIRES: Completed undergraduate degree (Bachelor) and current enrollment in a Master's degree or equivalent. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible. Field of study: Development-related fields such as economics, international relations, anthropology, sociology, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Other fields of study may be considered. Language skills: Written and spoken proficiency in English and preferably in an additional official UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese). Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organizations. Previous experience in: organization of workshops/ events; partnership building and stakeholder consultations; and/or communications and campaign management; and/or research and policy development as well as experience in developing countries is desirable. Knowledge of the UN work environment an advantage. Enthusiastic about the role of youth volunteerism and participation in peace and development and ready to learn. For more information and to apply visit http://www.unv.org/about-us/employment/internship/vacancies.html. Closing date: 8/31/16.

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