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Fall Innovation Intern

Washington, D.C., USAWashingtonD.C.USA
Internship

The intern will learn about the dynamic innovation space as they conduct research on emerging innovation trends and upcoming innovation conferences. They will build skills around knowledge management as they develop and launch internal events and communications pieces. This individual will also gain project management experience as they support management of the innovation intranet site and the Innovation Accelerator process.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Develop landscape analysis of current and future innovation trends and conferences
  • Organize internal capacity-building events
  • Develop and share internal communications pieces from the innovation team
  • Develop and manage our innovation page on Save the Children's intranet site
  • Support management of the Innovation Accelerator process
  • Lead ad hoc administrative projects as needed 
Educational Background: 
Must be an actively enrolled undergraduate student or have graduated within 6 months of start date.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Attach resume and cover letter to application

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in research and analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable and willing to work unsupervised in a self-directed setting
  • Possess solid interpersonal skills with ability to work within a team
Compensation/Benefits: 
  • Structured learning and development program
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with managers across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Overview
Headquarters: 
Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1964
About Us
Mission: 

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 10 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US
industry: 
Nonprofit