InterAction’s Membership and Public Engagement Team is seeking applications for Fall 2019 internship position(s) in Washington, DC. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following initiatives and activities.
Events: support for annual meeting and CEO retreat
Marketing & Communications: outreach and promotion of events
Membership: data collection and analysis
Learning Objectives: gain experience working in a professional, collaborative team environment; develop research, analytical, communication, writing, and task/time management skills
Additional Opportunities: attend 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 for informational interviews; network with staff and individuals from 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 strongly preferred.
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 a coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 180 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 $15.4 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.