The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is currently seeking a diligent, organized and enthusiastic undergraduate, graduate student or recent graduate with strong communication skills and demonstrated interest in elections and democratic transitions to assist NDI’s Elections and Political Processes Team. The Elections Team is responsible for advising and assisting NDI’s regional teams in implementing election-related programs around the world. The intern will work primarily with the Program Assistant of the Election and Political Processes team in our Washington, DC office. The anticipated start date for this position is August or September 2016.
The intern will gain an enhanced understanding of how elections present challenges and opportunities for promoting peaceful and open political competition, and how citizens can better oversee and participate in governmental affairs. In addition, the intern will be encouraged to attend relevant lectures, discussion sessions and other events around Washington, D.C., and will have the opportunity to meet NDI staff working on areas that may be of particular interest.
This is a paid internship. Applicants must submit both a cover letter and resume to be considered for the position, PI94804645.