Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Spring 2017 International Development and Civil Society Internship with the Hudson Institute

Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Prosperity’s internship program is an exciting opportunity to research and write on an array of issues related to civil society, international development, philanthropy, remittances, and international health. Interns will write for the Center’s blog, “Blogal Prosperity,” conduct research and analyze data on different international development issues, and play an integral role in the publication of the Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances

Responsibilities include:
  • Researching international philanthropy, civil society laws, and international development;
  • Researching and writing brief articles for the Center’s WordPress blog and updating social media pages;
  • Assisting with media communications and distribution plans;
  • Assisting staff with research projects and presentations;
  • Attending and representing the Center at events in Washington, DC;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks, event planning, and execution.

Qualifications

CGP interns are self-starters with a strong interest in the generation of economic growth in the developing world. Candidates should be able to work independently and as part of a team, manage their time wisely, and meet deadlines. Candidates must be reliable, professional, and possess excellent writing, research, communication, and interpersonal skills. Candidates should be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and be willing to work at least two days a week from 10-4.

Application instructions

Applications for a spring semester internship (from January 17th to May 12th) will be reviewed on a rolling basis through December. All applications should be submitted via our website (http://hudson.org/about/employment). Please be sure to upload a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (2-3 pages) in a single .pdf file.
Due to the large number of applications that we receive, we regret that we can only contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.