The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a current undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate with strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills to assist the Citizen Participation Team for Fall 2016. NDI programs help strengthen civic organizations and promote citizen participation in primarily six areas: advocacy, community organizing, civic education, political process monitoring, organizational strengthening and the inclusion of marginalized populations. The Citizen Participation Team is responsible for advising and assisting NDI's regional teams in the development and implementation of these programs around the world. The anticipated start date for this position is late September 2016.
This is a paid position that will gain an enhanced understanding of civil society's role in promoting and consolidating transitions to democracy. This position will have the opportunity to focus on work in the field to develop as case studies and other programmatic support materials. In addition, lectures, discussion sessions and other NDI events will be available for participation, as well as the opportunity to meet NDI staff working on areas that may be of particular interest. This position will work with the Director, Program Manager and Program Officers of the Citizen Participation Team. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. The deadline for applications for this position is August 17, 2016. Apply here.