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.
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.
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
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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