Job DescriptionInternship Description
RTI International has an ENVISION Internship opening for the upcoming Spring 2018 semester with the Global Health Division (GHD)in the International Development Group. This internship will provide the successful prospect a mentored learning experience, and the opportunity to expand his/her classroom knowledge and skills within a professional setting.
GHD has over 400 staff members working in over 25 countries. GHD implements broad-based programs in infectious diseases, specifically Neglected Tropical Disease, HIV/AIDS, and Malaria; Integrated Family Health and Health Systems Strengthening, including Health Governance, Health Finance, and Human Resources for Health, Capacity Building, Health Policy and Advocacy; and Public-Private Partnerships. The selected intern will assist the GHD•s ENVISION project to tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in 19 countries and lead efforts to strengthen global knowledge on how to get the job done.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Conducting literature reviews and writing summaries;
- Supporting data analysis;
- Coordinating meeting logistics; •
- Drafting communication products, such as success stories;
- Drafting technical briefs.
This unpaid internship, located in our Washington, DC office, requires the selected intern to meet one of the following three criteria: (1) receive academic credit; (2) fulfill an academic program requirement; (3) receive external funding. The internship will begin in January 2018 through May 2018, and require a minimum commitment of 12 hours per week. Hours are flexible during business hours (9.00am-6.00pm, Monday through Friday).
Kindly apply online by submitting your cover letter and resume in a PDF document.•
- Currently enrolled advanced undergraduate (Junior or Senior) or graduate student studying global health, or related field.
- Demonstrated experience searching and synthesizing peer reviewed literature.•
- Coursework and practical experience related to global health.•
- Strong GPA.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Self-starter with effective organizational and time management skills.
- Interest and experience in international development.
- Eligibility to receive academic credit, fulfill an academic program requirement, or receive external funding.
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