LEAD Intern

New York, United States

About BRAC USA

BRAC USA is an independent affiliate of BRAC, a global leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programs to assist the most marginalized people in extremely poor and post-disaster settings. Our mission is to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and social injustice. BRAC USA’s purpose is to raise awareness and mobilize resources to reduce poverty, improve health, provide education, and empower women and girls around the world. 

About the position

Location: New York, NY
Length:
 January – May 2018
Commitment:
2-3 days/week, flexible schedule, some days can be remote

BRAC USA seeks a passionate storyteller with exceptional research skills and a career interest in international development, youth development, or research.

Reporting to the Program Manager, Girls’ Initiatives and the Program Manager, Education on the Learning, Empowerment, and Adolescent Development (LEAD) team, the LEAD Intern will work as an integral part of an intimate, highly effective team to support a diverse portfolio that includes education, girls empowerment and adolescent development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support team members in the development of an overarching strategy for youth employment by conducting research and scheduling interviews with experts
  • Assist team members with database management, including pipeline reports, grant stewardship, and prospect researching.
  • Lead special projects in areas of interest.

 Qualifications

  • Current BA or MA student or recent graduate
  • A proven passion for international development and BRAC’s mission
  • Superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent research skills and ability to frame research for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to manage tasks in a fast-paced, team-oriented atmosphere

 

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to bracusa.recruiterbox.com. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with preference given to early applicants.

This is an unpaid internship, but BRAC USA offers academic credit where permitted and reimburses local travel expenses.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer. Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls please.

Apply for this opening at http://bracusa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0ft9c?apply=true