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International Institutions and Global Governance Internship Position at MENA Pacs

ABOUT MENA PACS:
Mena PACS is an international collaboration management company offering PMO and digital platform tools to global aid agencies throughout the Middle East and North African (MENA). In addition to technical tools, AMENA PACs offer studies and country analysis assessments & risk mitigation tools to for-profit and nonprofit organizations. MENA PACs work in conflict and high-risk zones at the community level and with national and regional governments, focusing on connecting top-down and bottom-up initiatives.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The intern will have the opportunity to conduct research on current foreign policy topics, synthesize large amounts of information, and summarize complex arguments concisely. The intern will also develop an understanding of multistage publication production and launch process, learn to work professionally and sensitively with professionals from many different countries, and increase their knowledge of international organizations, current issues, and debates on global governance.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):
°      Conduct research as requested by the research associate and/or fellow on various topics, including projects related to IIGG publications.
°      Compile weekly briefs on developments of the ten issue areas covered by the CoC report card.
°      Assist with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as needed.
°      Assist with the department's social media presence and marketing strategy, including drafting tweets and brainstorming outreach ideas, as needed.
°      Assist in logistical support for meetings, including but not limited to preparing distribution materials, helping with guest check-in, and guiding visitors during roundtables and other departmental events, under the supervisor's direct supervision.
°      Attend relevant meetings and take notes to be shared with the research associate.
°      Track daily news reports that are relevant to the department.

QUALIFICATIONS
°      Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, history, international law, global governance, human rights, or public policy
°      All applicants should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including A.P. classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
°      Prior coursework or relevant experience in issues related to international institutions and global governance
°      Previous research, editing, or relevant internship experience a plus
°      Previous social media experience preferred
°      Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Office



POSITION CONSIDERATIONS:

·     This is an unpaid internship.
·     Externship, internship, and college credits & mentorships eligible
·     Minimum commitment of three-months – up to one year
·     French and Arabic languages are desired
·     This is a remote/teleworking position (occasional travel might be required)
·     A minimum of 25 hours - up to 40 hours/ week
·     Multiple time zones working hours
·     Starts immediately – acceptance on a rolling basis