Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Global Campaign for Education – US Internship Position

The Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US) is a coalition of more than 80 national and community-based organizations, teacher unions, faith-based groups, and think tanks dedicated to ensuring universal quality education for all children. The mission of GCE-US is to promote education as a basic human right and mobilize to create political will in the United States and internationally to ensure universal quality education, which is at the core of all human development. More info at www.gce-us.org

We are seeking an intern to work part-time in our Washington D.C. office for the Fall 2017 semester, with potential for continuation into Spring 2018. Our ideal candidate would be free to work 16-24 hours per week. This unpaid internship is eligible for academic credit, to be provided by the student’s university. 

Job Responsibilities
• Design and implement nonprofit fundraising campaign and materials (individual fundraising, donor research and grant writing)
• Prepare, update, review, and edit policy briefs, fact sheets, reports, meeting minutes, press releases, or other written materials
• Attend meetings, events, briefings, and participate in conference calls on issues related to the campaign
• Assist in managing relationships with coalition member organizations and outreach to potential new member organizations
• Assist with travel arrangements and logistics for events, conferences, meetings, calls and other administrative support as needed

• Currently matriculating or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program
• Passion for ensuring access to quality education for all children and an interest in and/or experience with advocacy campaigns, fundraising or nonprofit organizations
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently
• Strong writing, proofreading, editing, and communication skills and ability to clearly and effectively articulate ideas
• Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail
• Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications
• Sense of humor and good interpersonal skills
• International development and/or public policy experience or knowledge is a plus

Applications accepted until September 1, 2017.
For more information and to apply, interested students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the ID number: 160784