Search for Common Ground Africa Program Spring Internship in USA, 2017

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Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is offering Africa Program Spring Internship in Washington DC. Applicants must have good writing; editing and communication skills (required). Undergraduates (juniors and seniors), graduate students, and recent graduates are welcome to apply. This position is unpaid. Credit can be arranged for students with their institution.

Field of Internship:  The intern will support the Africa Team in providing programmatic, logistical, and financial support to SFCG’s projects in the region.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: Search for Common Ground (SFCG)
Internship can be taken in
USA (Washington DC)

Eligibility: The ideal candidate will exhibit:
• Good writing, editing and communication skills (required);
• A self-starting, detail-oriented and flexible approach to tasks (required);
• Demonstrable interest in African issues and/or conflict resolution (required); and
• NGO and/or international experience (preferred);
• Fluency or advanced proficiency in French with a focus on writing (preferred).

Undergraduates (juniors and seniors), graduate students, and recent graduates are welcome to apply.

Internship Open for International Students: African students are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? This position is unpaid. Credit can be arranged for students with their institution.

Internship Description: Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and a European office in Brussels, Belgium, SFCG’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict – away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities. With a total of approximately 400 staff worldwide, SFCG implements projects from 55 offices in 35 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The organization is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with dedicated and enthusiastic staffs who love their work. You will be joining a highly motivated staff with a good team spirit and there will be opportunities to grow.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The internship begins in January and typically lasts until May and is based in SFCG’s Washington DC headquarters.

Notification: Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We ask that you do not follow-up with calls or emails concerning the status of your application. Candidates who fail to submit and/or complete the full application and do not meet the appropriate application deadline will not be considered.

How to Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two one-page writing samples (one in English, and one in French if possible) in document through our Bamboo application system at https://sfcg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=628.

Internship Application Deadline: Contact Employer

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