Summer Humanitarian Communications Intern at Save the Children
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Location: Washington, Washington DC
The media and communications intern will play an important role within the media team this summer, assisting
the director in the advance planning for the United Nations General Assembly annual meeting in September and
the communications activities around World Refugee Day and other humanitarian response projects.
- Media analysis around refugees and other emergency topics.
- Identify new media outlets and journalists for outreach around humanitarian issues
- Other duties as assigned.
- Experience working on a communications team, including media research and social media content creation.
- Knowledge of Cision/Vocus database.
- Proactive team player with a friendly, can-do attitude.
- Interest in Save the Children's work and mission.
- Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Eligible to work in the U.S.
- To be classified as an intern: an individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive credit from his/her college or institution.
(Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered.)
- An individual who is not enrolled as a student may apply for an internship, but will be classified as
a skilled volunteer, not as an intern.
- Please attach resume and cover letter to your application.
Unpaid Intern Part-time 15-20 hours/week Dates: June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018
Save the Children does NOT provide housing or transportation.
Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children Representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of Child Abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of Child Abuse. All Save the Children Representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.