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:
‣ 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.