POSITION TITLE: Intern, Human Rights, Education, and Empowerment New Business (Paid)
TEAM: Human Rights, Education, and Empowerment (HREE
LOCATION: Remote, within the USA
The Human Rights, Education, and Empowerment (HREE) internship is a full-time paid position for a minimum duration of three months. The internship requires a dynamic, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can take on tasks related to new business research and proposal development. We are looking for an engaged self-starter who is ready to gain hands-on experience in international development. This role will support our existing portfolios focused on Trafficking in Persons, Child Labor, Girls Education, and Women/Youth Skills Development and Economic/Self Sufficiency.
The candidate must be in the US. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Intern will be temporarily remote, until Winrock allows employees to go back to the office. Working hours are East Coast time zone.
- Conduct market analysis to identify and validate new and diverse business opportunities;
- Research government and international opportunities (USG, DFID, SDC, UN, etc.) as well as foundation and impact investment opportunities;
- Support the proposal development process through the preparation of pre-capture analysis, organizational capabilities statements, tailoring CVs, supporting recruitment/staffing processes, and other roles as designated;
- Assist with tracking database updates and intel-gathering on prospective opportunities;
- Coordinate and streamline information on behalf of HREE management and senior staff;
- Other new business research/operational assistance, as needed and available.
Qualifications and Background:
- Recent BA or MA graduate.
- Relevant focus area related to human rights, education, social inclusion and empowerment.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Required:
- International experience preferred.
- Exceptional writing and other communications skills.
- Strong analytical and research skills.
- Team player with strong interpersonal and problem- solving skills.
- Experience writing or contributing to grant applications/proposals preferred.
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills, ability to think critically.
- Proven commitment to pursuing a career in international development.
Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.
At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.
Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization