Women and Foreign Policy Studies Coordinator 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.
The Council has an internship available in the Women and Foreign Policy program. The intern will build on his or her existing research skills, area/subject knowledge on global gender issues, and writing and editing skills. In addition, the intern will learn about the structure of a think tank.
The primary responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):
° With the support and guidance of the supervisor, draft a blog post for Women Around the World.
° Assist with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as needed.
° Conducting research as requested by the research associate and/or fellow on various topics, including economic empowerment, peace and security, child marriage, and education.
° 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 and helping with guest check-in during roundtables and other departmental events, under the supervisor's direct supervision.
° Track daily news reports that are relevant to the department.
° Undergraduate or graduate student with an educational concentration in Political Science, International Relations, International Development, Public Policy, Women's Studies, or a related field
° 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
° Proven interest in and understanding of women's role in and relationship to U.S. foreign policy interests
° Previous internship experience with a think tank, multilateral organization, or international development NGO preferred
° Strong writing, editing, and research skills
° Strong organizational and communication skills
° Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, and strong internet research ability
· 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 hour