Technical Support Internship

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New York City, New York, United States
Apply by 17 September 2018
Internship
Posted on 31 July 2018

Job Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED INTERNS, INTERESTED IN PURSUING A HUMANITARIAN CAREER

Action Against Hunger technical team is looking for a winter intern to support its department. This includes supporting country level analysis, documentation of global initiatives and development of a technical strategy.

KEY ACTIVITIES
  • Support Country Level Analysis
  • Support Documentation of Global Initiatives
  • Support Development of a Technical Strategy
  • Review country specific context information and produce background analysis
  • Review secondary program data and identify key trends over time
  • Collate and consolidate existing information to produce 2-3 thematic reports
DO YOU MEET THE PROFILE REQUIRED CRITERIA ?
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger
  • Previous experience in an office (non-profit experience preferred)
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills required
  • Strong computer skills and an ability to learn new software quickly
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Great attention to detail, enthusiasm, and desire to be a team player
  • Excellent written and spoken English

About the Organization

Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 9 countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, Uganda, Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $60 million in programs, and approximately 1,500 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.

  • Lifesaving impact in nearly 50 countries
  • 6,500+ field staff assisting more than 14.7 million people
  • 35+ years of expertise responding to emergencies caused by conflict, natural disasters and food crises

Our global efforts save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, but millions of undernourished children remain in need of lifesaving treatment.

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