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CITIES AND CLIMATE INTERN
WASHINGTON, DC

The World Resources Institute is looking for three interns to support research and analysis on city-level greenhouse gas accounting and climate mitigation: 1) Greenhouse gas accounting methodology intern; 2) Climate mitigation target analysis intern; 3) Training material development intern. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in environmental science, urban studies, or related field. Post-graduate degree preferred. Excellent research, writing, and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as part of a team. Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner. Familiarity and experience with greenhouse gas accounting and international climate agenda. For more information and to apply visit www.wri.org/jobs.

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NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTE

The National Democratic Institute has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit www.ndi.org/current_openings

INTERN / PROJECT ASSISTANT: CENTRAL AND WEST AFRICA
WASHINGTON, DC

The intern will be responsible for assisting with implementation of democratic development programs in Nigeria, Liberia, and other countries in the region. REQUIRES: Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, or a recent graduate of such a program (relevant degree programs might include, but are not limited to: African studies, international development, international relations, or political science); Some knowledge of Central and West Africa and an interest in learning more; High degree of organization, attention to detail, and skill at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.

INTERN / PROJECT ASSISTANT: SOUTHERN AND EAST AFRICA
WASHINGTON, DC

The interns will be responsible for conducting country and program-specific research, attending meetings on Southern and East African Affairs and providing administrative support for country programs. REQUIRES: Demonstrated interest in Southern and East Africa. Generally pursing a undergraduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate; relevant degree programs might include, but are not limited to, political science, international relations, international development, and African studies. Well-organized and skilled in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks. Excellent writing skills. Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work with a team. Portuguese/ French/ Swahili language skills useful, but not required.

INTERN / PROJECT ASSISTANT: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
WASHINGTON, DC

The intern/project assistant will be responsible for conducting research on country specific programs in the MENA region; attending meetings and seminars on regional affairs; and providing administrative support on country projects. REQUIRES: Be in possession of or pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to international affairs; Knowledge of and interest in the Middle East and North Africa; Advanced proficiency in Arabic (speaking, reading, writing) - a language assessment will be administered to applicants indicating Arabic knowledge, and/or; Advanced proficiency in French (speaking, reading, writing) - a language assessment will be administered to applicants indicating French knowledge.

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT INTERN
YANGON, MYANMAR

Mercy Corps has posted an opening for a Conflict Management Intern. The Intern will work closely with the Conflict Management Program Director and field teams to conduct assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities for conflict programs, with a heavy emphasis on producing high quality written materials for both internal and external distribution. REQUIRES: Currently enrolled, or recent graduate, of a graduate program studying conflict management, international development, natural resource management, or other relevant course. Knowledge of best practices in Monitoring and Evaluation and/or peacebuilding. Experience in drafting or supporting communication pieces (i.e. education requirement, technical skills, and experience). Strong writing and analytical skills are a must. A writing sample will be requested from the candidate. Vacancy no: 219739-927. For more information and to apply please go online to www.mercycorps.org/jobs.

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VOLUNTEER PROFESSIONAL REFUGEE MENTOR
ELIZABETH, NJ

The International Rescue Committee in NJ is now offering a professional mentorship program to refugees, asylees and other humanitarian entrants with intermediate to advanced English language skills and a higher education degree from their home country. The program pairs eligible and interested clients with professional volunteer mentors in the community to receive valuable advice and attend networking opportunities while searching for jobs in their field in the US. The mentee and mentor will meet approximately three hours per week or twice a month, depending on their availability, to discuss training opportunities, networking events and contact information for relevant professionals in the industry, available courses in their field, changes or new trends/ vocabulary in the field, US work culture, how to effectively write cover letters and submit job applications, how to market oneself effectively and with confidence, and any specific recertification/licensing processes. Mentors provide invaluable guidance that increases refugees' self-sufficiency and sense of purpose in the United States. After mentees become employed or advance their careers, mentors can continue providing support by connecting them to networking events and offering feedback and support while they transition to their first job in the United States. For more information and to apply please go online to http://www.rescue.org/careers.

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INTERN WITH THE VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT TEAM IN THE RESULT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT SECTION
BONN, GERMANY

United Nations Volunteers has posted an opening for an intern who will support the Volunteer Management Team of RMSS as follows: Assist with the drafting of Standard Operating Procedures and workflows; Assist with the review and update of UNV Volunteer Management tools; Assist with the drafting of manuals and instructions for UNV Volunteer Management products. REQUIRES: Currently enrolled in a Master's degree/ programme in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Management Studies (Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Law...) 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. Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Knowledge of Visio application would be an asset. For more information and to apply visit http://www.unv.org/about- us/employment/internship/vacancies.html. Closing date: 7/31/15.

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INTERN - SOCIAL SCIENCES
MONTEVIDEO

The United Nations seeks an Intern. Daily duties may include: Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents; Document, legal and internet research; Working on web-presentation; Compiling statistics. REQUIRES: Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and 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. Formation in political science, social science, public policy, law or related field is required. Apply online at: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&vacancy=All. 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: staffing@un.org, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/9/15. Vacancy no: 14- SOC-ECLAC-39243-R-MONTEVIDEO

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