Unpaid Intern - Research Utilization

FHI 360, Durham NC, United States

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th June, 2019


Job Description

Job Summary

Under close supervision, an intern will perform entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the company. Performs assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects or reports; basic arithmetic computations; assist in preparing written reports; accompany professional level employees on assignments; conduct interviews with clients or internal personnel to obtain basic information for departmental use; contacts other departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned. Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the company’s organizational structure. Utilizes current company-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments. Note: Specific activities vary by assignment. A wide range of college majors are considered based on specific needs of department such as: Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Health, Purchasing, Public Administration, Community Development and Communications.

Scope of Work:

  • Work with country team members to develop a university-level course on gender integration for SBCC program activities
  • Assist with developing gender integration training materials for staff in country
  • Support knowledge management and research utilization activities, including developing data visualization strategies and supporting dissemination to multiple stakeholders

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis and evaluation of identifiable factors and interpretation of the situation.
  • Exercises judgment within defined and existing practices to determine specific work methods for obtaining results.
  • Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.
  • Contributes to business and departmental functions to achieve goals and acquire work experience.
  • Receives general instructions on assignments and work is reviewed for accuracy and completion.
  • Typically reports to a Manager.

Education: Associated Degree or International Equivalent

Experience:

  • Requires intern to have at least 2 yrs. of college experience.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus.
  • Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) a plus.

Typical Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used: Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements: Less than 10%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Source:https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Durham-NC/Unpaid-Intern---Research-Utilization_Requisition-2019200901


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