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Summer Innovation Intern

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Washington, DC, USAWashingtonDCUSA
Internship

This intern/skilled volunteer will support the innovation team in conducting research on current innovation trends and upcoming innovation conferences. S/he will develop internal events and communications as well as manage our innovation intranet site and innovation pipeline process. This intern/professional volunteer will support the innovation team in conducting research on current innovation trends and upcoming innovation conferences. S/he will develop internal events and communications as well as manage our innovation intranet site and innovation pipeline process.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Research and summarize current innovation trends in international development
  • Develop landscape analysis on current and future innovation conferences
  • Manage and update our innovation pipeline
  • Organize internal events
  • Develop and manage our innovation page on Save the Children's intranet site
  • Lead ad hoc administrative projects as needed
Educational Background: 
An individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive some level of credit from his/her college or institution. 
Skills/Experience: 
  • Interest in research and analysis
  • Attention to detail critical
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable and willing to work unsupervised in a self-directed setting
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be eligible to intern or volunteer in the U.S.
  • To be classified as an intern: Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered.)
  • Any individual who is not a student or able to receive credit may apply for an internship, but will be classified as a skilled volunteer, not as an intern.
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: 
Feb 9 2019
Active Until: 
Mar 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US
industry: 
Nonprofit