Program Intern

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States | United States
Apply by 16 May 2018
Internship , Part-time staff position
Posted on 13 March 2018

Job Description


Internship Description:

The intern will be responsible for providing support to all activities for the management, coordination, and delivery of electoral accreditation services, including:

  • Certifications and oversight of complaints, sanctions and appeals.
  • Authorization of lead advisors, trainers, consultants, and practitioners of ISO electoral standards.
  • Operation of the document/records-management system and the keeping of all IEAB documents and records.
  • Develop, update and / or publish training materials for courses and for the official IEAB web site.
  • Maintain training support processes including registration of trainees, training logistics, administration of authorization examinations, preparation of training certificates, reception of course feedback, and compilation of training data packages.
  • Revise processes, procedures, and support materials for the assessment of electoral bodies against ISO electoral standards, and for the submission of certification recommendations by CABs.
  • Conduct research on electoral processes and systems throughout the Americas.
  • Attend and report on events regarding elections and electoral issues.


The ideal candidate is someone who is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. Must be detail-oriented and a English native speaker.


Native English speaker.

Excellent command of written Spanish.

About the Organization

About PADF:

Created in 1962 through a unique agreement between the Organization of American States (OAS) and the private sector, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is an independent, non-profit organization that creates public-private partnerships to assist the least advantaged people in Latin America and the Caribbean. Having worked in every country in the region, PADF engages community-based groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public and private sector in the process of implementing appropriate solutions for sustainable development. The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) empowers disadvantaged people and communities in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve sustainable economic and social progress, strengthen their communities and civil society, and prepare for and respond to natural disasters and other humanitarian crises, thereby advancing the principles of the Organization of the American States (OAS).

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