Spring 2017 Programs Internship

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A Glimmer of Hope
3600 North Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, TX
Posted: November 14 2016
Application Deadline: January 6, 2017
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Glimmer works to lift the women and girls of rural Ethiopia out of extreme poverty. Glimmer’s programs team manages implementation of clustered health, microfinance, education, and microfinance projects through our local implementing partners in Ethiopia. We are looking for a Master’s level Programs Intern who is interested in international development or international affairs for the Spring of 2017. You will assist in data organization and analysis and provide support for our programs team activities. Please learn more about us at glimmer.org.

commitment:
We’re looking for a Master’s level student (upper level undergraduate students will be considered on a case by case basis) to come to our Austin office 20 hours per week this fall (schedule is flexible). Please only apply if you are located in Austin, Texas.

apply:
Please submit a resume to leslie@aglimmerofhope.org with ICD Programs Intern in the subject line.

benefits:
An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.



Responsibilities

• Maintain program/project records in our project management database,
• Review project completion documents and photos for accuracy,
• Review proposals and reports from our construction partners in Ethiopia,
• Prepare proposals and reports for donors,
• Communicate with Addis Ababa, Ethiopia office on program tasks,
• Conduct research and other activities as needed.

Requirements

you're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you’ll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.

you're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here. You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project, and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You’re a firm believer that every detail matters.

you get things done. You’re a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don’t know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don’t just show up, you perform your best.

knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.

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