Wilson Center Africa Program Paid Internship For International Students

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The Wilson Center Africa Program enhances the understanding of critical African policy issues within the United States in order to build stronger, more mutually beneficial U.S.-Africa relations.

Deadline: October 30, 2015.

Funded By: The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Woodrow Wilson Paid Spring Internships is targeted for International students can apply for this internship (International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization.

Interns will be assigned to work directly with the Africa Program Staff in support of project activities for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

‣ Duties will include:

  • Assisting with the organization and implementation of Africa Program events
  • Assisting staff in managing and updating the Africa Program’s database and website
  • Writing event summaries to be posted on the Africa Program website
  • Researching current regional and functional issues
  • Compiling, filing and mailing information
  • Assisting with the preparation of publications
  • Translating key documents from French to English and English to French
  • Attending and reporting on Africa-related events in and around Washington
  • Other administrative assignments in support of Center activities
  • Additional specialized projects may be assigned, depending on the intern’s demonstrated interests and experience.
  • All interns at the Wilson Center are also encouraged to participate in our many panel discussions, conferences, and other meetings outside of their Africa Program responsibilities.
  • A variety of events are regularly available in regional studies and functional issues like conflict resolution, women in conflict, environmental issues, international security issues, Congress, foresight and governance.
  • All interns also receive access to the Wilson Center’s substantial research resources.

Eligibility

‣ The Woodrow Wilson Paid Spring Internships is seeking current graduate students or recent college graduates who have an interest in Africa, preferably with some academic or experiential background in the continent.

‣ He/she should have basic computer skills on a variety of software platforms.

‣ Applicants with a background in Africa, conflict resolution, international development, international relations, journalism, social media, outreach & communications, event planning, and program administration will be considered.

‣ Fluency in French is preferred. Good research skills and an enthusiastic and responsible approach to unsupervised work are strong assets. Excellent writing skills are essential.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants should send a résumé and cover letter to Elizabeth Ramey, Program Associate, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars by email at africa-at-wilsoncenter.org or by fax.

‣ Internship Applications are due on October 30, 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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