Search’s West Africa/Sahel portfolio includes Burkina Faso, the Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. The West Africa intern will support the team in providing programmatic, logistical and financial support to Search’s projects in the region. For more information on our projects in West Africa and the Sahel, please visit www.sfcg.org/africa.
The internship starts in January and typically lasts until April or May. The position is based in Search’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.
Roles and responsibilities include:
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
You meet the following qualifications:
Undergraduates (juniors and seniors), graduate students, and recent graduates are welcome to apply.
Salary: This is an unpaid internship.
Sound good? To apply, interested candidates should:
To apply, interested candidates should send the following items to our employment portal here:
Please compile your writing samples and resume into one document as the system only has the functionality to upload two documents per application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
This position requires a commitment of no less than twenty hours a week.For international applicants, Search is not responsible for providing student or work visas; you will need to make your own visa arrangements.
Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.
All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Shared Humanity - Empathy - Impartiality - Inclusivity - Courage - Hope - Humility - Audacity. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest and Anti-fraud.