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Chemonics seeks an intern to support the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) practice network. The ideal candidate will have academic and professional experience in environmental science and/or policy in the international development context. The expected time commitment will be from 8 to 12 consecutive weeks between May and August 2014. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Responsibilities include: Develop, oversee, and contribute to the practice network's scholarship based on industry reports, peer reviewed articles, and project documents; Manage the practice's electronic files, and assist with organization of meetings and in design and coordination of conferences, workshops and events, and newsletter design and content; Assist with arranging mentoring assignments, program, and training; Maintain and expand professional and technical knowledge by participating in external knowledge sharing events and educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies; Facilitate communication among the other practice network groups; Help members plan and coordinate new practice network initiatives; Carry out research and information gathering related to ENR new business and projects. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university; degree in an ENR-related field such as biodiversity conservation, watershed and land use management, environmental policy and governance, conservation finance, climate change adaptation and mitigation, marine and coastal management, or environmental compliance; Minimum one year of international development field experience desirable; Interest/ experience in ENR technical area in a development context; Ability to write and verbally communicate clearly and concisely to diverse audiences; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Ability to work both independently and in a team; Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity. TO APPLY: Apply through our Career Center at archJobs by May 5, 2014. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Apply Here:



The United Nations seeks an Intern who collects, evaluates, interprets and analyses specified statistics and qualitative socio-economic information obtained from a variety of sources and pertaining to economic development, in particular in the ECLAC Mexico sub-region. REQUIRES: Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be computer literate in standard software applications; Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. The applicant must have educational background in Economics, Statistics, Development Studies or International Relations. Apply online at: If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 6/14/14. Vacancy no: 14- ECO-ECLAC-34192-R-MEXICO CITY



Church World Service has posted an opening for an Information Technology Intern. This position provides computer hardware and software, communication systems, data management systems, and web interface support for Church World Service. This includes e-mail administration, LAN administration, Intranet management and other similar functions. REQUIRES: Working towards a technology-related degree. For more information and to apply please go to



Abt Associates has posted an opening for the Summer 2014 Internship Program. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience while being exposed to challenging projects and learning from some of the top experts in the field. REQUIRES: Ideal candidates will have academic or work experience in subject areas such as Public Health, Social Sciences, Development, Business, and International Studies. Experience with statistical programs (i.e., SAS or SPSS) is a plus. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level degree program; has completed at least two years of college coursework; maintains a GPA of at least 3.2. For more information please go to Vacancy no: 2261



PATH has posted an opening for a Documentation & Outreach Intern to help expand the visibility of PATH's work in Tuberculosis by documenting and disseminating project results, lessons learned, success stories and overall contributions to the field of global health. The aim of this internship is to help develop and creatively disseminate documentation, communications and publication related outreach materials to share results, lessons learned and contributions of PATH's global Tuberculosis projects across multiple countries. REQUIRES: Experience with communications outreach for global health programs, experience synthesizing technical/ programmatic information into a variety of formats including success stories, briefs and publications, experience contributing to academic journal articles and publications, a plus. Global health or communications related master's program with communications/ writing experience desirable. For more information and to apply visit Vacancy no: 6028



The Global Health Fellows Program II is seeking a Service Delivery Improvement Division, Population and Reproductive Health Communications Intern (INT-P3-043) in Washington, DC. Anticipated timeframe: May 2014 - August 2014: Compensated 12 week internship. 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). GHFP-II's goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency's immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available. Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency's ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health. BACKGROUND: The Service Delivery Improvement Division (SDI) under the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) in the Bureau for Global Health (GH) develops and applies innovative strategies that improve the performance of individuals, organizations, and systems for the sustainable delivery of quality family planning services. PRH provides technical leadership, strategic direction, and implementation oversight, support to field missions, partner coordination, and performance tracking for the family planning component of the United States Government (USG)'s Global Health Initiative. A technical priority for the Office is meeting the reproductive health and family planning needs of adolescents and youth by integrating youth into global projects as well as building the capacity of staff and partners to implement effective youth programming approaches. INTRODUCTION: The Private Sector Intern will provide research assistance to PRH/SDI staff to understand programmatic, research and policy impact of the private sector (commercial, NGO, and civil society) outside of USAID programming across different interventions (priority areas of family planning, HIV and AIDS, child health/ diarrheal management). S/he will work closely with a Private Sector Technical Advisor as his/her onsite manager. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Develop an understanding of private sector programming that strives to achieve health-related impact worldwide for its beneficiaries. Gain a greater understanding of how USAID works with its many partners in the private sector sphere. Gain experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) utilization within USAID. Develop skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and present research analysis summary findings and suggest recommendations on GIS mapping activities. Develop research analysis summary through conducting literature searches and interviews, researching, documenting, and analyzing non-USAID organizations (such as the private sector, other bilateral/ multilateral/ private donors, and other research-related organizations), programs and projects that have achieved health-related outcomes. Related activities include: Compiling literature search results utilizing USAID library resources in addition to other available resources. Compiling an interview list of staff from different organizations (i.e., key USAID staff, cooperating agencies, other donors, non- profit/NGOs, and commercial organizations) and providing administrative support to schedule all necessary interviews to complete the analysis. Conducting selected interviews to shape analysis of the literature findings. Qualitatively and quantitatively analyzing desk reviews and interview results. Assist the Private Sector Advisor in initiating GIS activities involving categorizing private sector project mapping across USAID. Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern's own interests. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled master's or other post-bachelor's degree candidate in a program related to business management, public health, public policy, public administration, international development, or other related fields; or, completion of such within past 12 months. Experience with conducting interviews and web based research. Demonstrated interest and/or work experience in global health and/or international development. Familiarity with family planning and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and child health interventions or health systems strengthening is preferred. Ability to research a broad array of private sector topics, projects, and programs and rapidly analyze and convey health-related impact. Ability to understand the varying degrees of scientific rigor built within program and evaluation design. Demonstrated interest and experience in implementation of technology applications such as GIS. Strong interpersonal, analytical, oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. US Citizenship or US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,680 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at All applications must be submitted by April 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.


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