InterAction’s Membership and Public Engagement Team is seeking applications for unpaid Spring and Summer 2019 internship position(s) in Washington, DC. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following initiatives and activities:
Registration and other support for InterAction Forum 2019
Marketing & Communications
Developing and publishing creative content for InterAction social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter
Writing for InterAction website and blog
Outreach and promotion of InterAction Forum 2019
Data collection and analysis as needed
Gain experience working in a professional, collaborative team environment
Develop research, analytical, communication, writing, and task/time management skills
Attend InterAction working group meetings; access to meetings of members and InterAction staff on a variety of issues within the humanitarian assistance field
Access to senior-level staff members at InterAction for informational interviews
Network with InterAction staff and individuals from more than 180 member organizations
Ideal candidate will have strong organizational and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, a positive attitude, ability to manage multiple tasks, and flexibility to meet changing deadlines and priorities. Interest in nonprofit management, international development and humanitarian assistance strongly preferred. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
Position will work 32 hours per week at InterAction’s office, located in northwest Washington, DC.
Additional Salary Information: This is an unpaid internship with a monthly travel stipend of $50.
InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $18 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.