Population Services International Intern, Adolescents 360 (A360), Reproductive Health and Family Planning in Washington, DC, United States

Intern, Adolescents 360 (A360)

Reproductive Health and Family Planning Department

Based in Washington, DC 

Who we are 

Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

PSI's core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long-term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.

Launched in January 2016, A360 is a four-and-a-half year project aimed to increase access to and uptake of voluntary modern contraception among adolescent girls (15-19 years old) in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania. PSI leads A360 with a core consortium of partners that brings together leading experts in public health, social marketing, human-centered design, developmental science and cultural anthropology.

PSI seeks entrepreneurial and dynamic candidates with an interest in private sector approaches in development for this position. This full-time position is based in Washington, D.C.

Join us! 

PSI seeks a full-time paid Washington, DC-based intern able to work 40 hours/week to support A360 within the Reproductive Health and Family Planning Department. This internship provides an opportunity to work with PSI staff on a variety of projects in international social marketing, international development, and public health, specifically supporting A360. PSI offers flexible working hours and a dynamic, creative and progressive work environment. The internship will start September 1, 2017, for a period of six months.

Your contribution

The A360 Intern will have a variety of duties and will work on a variety of projects related to supporting A360’s activities including:

  • Be the first point of contact for the A360 Core Team for administrative concerns

  • Assist with correspondence with the field and partners regarding day-to-day operations

  • Edit and format reports and other project or presentation documentation

  • Assist with review and preparation of budgets, financial reconciliations and payments for invoices and expenses

  • Work with A360 Core Team on internal and external communications

  • Assist with travel arrangements including visas and expense report preparation

  • Coordinate the logistics of overseas staff and sub-awardees as needed

  • Facilitate regional exchanges

  • Respond to internal and external requests for information

  • Organize departmental events

  • Assist with review of official documents for country offices and subawardees

  • Fulfill other programmatic, administrative and financial functions as required

We want someone that

  • Has at least 1 year of work or internship experience (some international experience preferred)

  • Has excellent organization and administrative skills with special attention to detail

  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to work independently and on a team in a cooperative, problem-solving capacity

  • Has excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills

  • Brings experience with budgeting or other substantial experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Can multitask and prioritize multiple tasks based on deadlines

  • Is flexible and comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Is interested in international health, particularly adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Send us a Note!

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

Job ID: 2017-1386

Country (Full Name): United States