Tuesday, January 10, 2017

International Development Internship 2017

Are you interested in a career in International Development? Join Creative Associates International 2017 internship class and work alongside experts who are addressing some of developments toughest challenges; such as delivering quality education to students in conflict, to stabilizing communities transitioning from crisis to peace.

Through Creative’s International Development Internship, undergraduate and graduate students will gain valuable firsthand experience and insight in this exciting field. The program also provides interns with multiple opportunities for professional development by attending workshops, listening to guest speakers, and other activities.

Working from the fast-paced environment at Creative’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, interns will hone their research skills and explore their academic and professional interests from June 5, 2017 to July 28, 2017.

At the end of the eight-week Internship, participants will present findings from their research projects or other specific deliverables. Winners will receive additional recognition and reward. Past internship projects have included: researching solutions to humanitarian crises in Central America and South Sudan; analyzing land governance in conflict zones; and supporting projects to mitigate electoral conflict and improve security in Tunisia and Burundi.
Focus Areas

Competition for Creative’s International Development Internship is substantial, and only 10-14 students will be selected. Those chosen will be placed in their technical area of concentration based on academic interest and merit.

Technical areas of concentration include:
  • Education for Development Division
  • Communities in Transition Division 
  • Economic Growth Division
    • Workforce Development and Youth Employment
    • Economic Stabilization and Recovery
  • Creative Development Lab
  • Business Development Division
    • Proposal Development
    • Business Analytics
  • Communications Department
  • Human Resources Division
  • Operations

Full details about the internships and instruction on how to apply are available here