Monday, November 28, 2016

Paid Full-time Internship: Central and Eastern Europe (Spring 2017)

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs invites all qualifies candidates to apply for a full time paid internship  in a dynamic, fast-paced organization that promotes democracy worldwide. The
position offers a window into the field of international development work, with challenging opportunities
for those wishing to explore a career in the expanding realm of international relations. The intern/project
assistant for Central and Eastern Europe will provide programmatic and administrative support to the
regional CEE team’s initiatives in the Balkans.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Gathering reports from various news sources on the countries of the CEE region
  • Drafting cover memos and editing regular field reports, proposals, and other documents as needed
  • Preparing program briefing materials for NDI trainers and field representatives
  • Assisting with administrative tasks such as scanning, photocopying, and preparing for seminars
  • Contributing research on subjects such as civic education/organizing, NGO development and
  • political party building
  • Attending workshops, lectures and other events within and outside of NDI
Required Skills: 
  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in international affairs, political science or a related field; recent graduates are also welcome to apply.
  • Available full-time (40 hours/week).
  • Interest in/knowledge of political issues and/or of Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Efficiency, organization skills and a high level of attention to detail - Able to work independently and as part of a group.
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Computer knowledge skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Google applications.

This is a paid internship. The anticipated start date for this position is in early January. Applications must
contain both a cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be consider. The application
deadline is Monday, December 5, 2016.
Apply here.