Work & Learning Development Intern

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Overview:

FHI 360 has an exciting internship opportunity for a student interested in growing their skills within the international development sector. Under close supervision, an Intern will perform entry level professional duties which will provide the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the organization. Internship assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to a global nonprofit development organization.

At FHI 360’s National Institute for Work and Learning (NIWL), we believe that equitable access to quality education and fulfilling work empowers people to reach their highest potential. That’s why NIWL focuses on two key drivers of individual well-being: education and employment. In the 50 years since our founding, the ways in which individuals and communities navigate work and learning have transformed dramatically. NIWL is housed under the U.S. Business Unit.

As a Workforce Development Intern, you will assist in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of programs aimed at enhancing the skills, employability, and career readiness of individuals. This internship offers hands-on experience in workforce development initiatives and the opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects that positively impact individuals’ lives.

Under NIWL’s supervision, the Intern will assist in project research and resource development for our Workforce Development programming. This is a paid internship with a flexible schedule based on project needs.

Hours: Part time, up to 30 hours per week

Pay Rate: $18.00/hour

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

  • Practical experience with a large, global non-profit organization
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful communications, technical, and program management professionals working in the Workforce Development field
  • Training and engagement opportunities related to youth-centered resource development, resource maintenance, workforce development, and college & career readiness
  • Experience working with an interdisciplinary team addressing education and workforce challenges

Anticipated Project(s) and Assignment Details:

The intern may contribute to various project activities under the direction of their supervisor in the following ways:

  • Review and update Workforce and Apprenticeship resources.
  • Research employer engagement and workforce readiness curriculum and best practices.
  • Assist in researching to define, provide examples, and a written policy statement for effectively using comprehensive case management plans and validated criminogenic risk assessments.
  • Support any global or live events as needed
  • Participate in meetings with NIWL teams to learn about learning and workforce development strategies and goals, learning content development, and program implementation
  • Assist with project-related administrative tasks, as needed

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Currently enrolled in a degree program at a college or university in education, criminal justice, social science, or related field of study or within one year of graduation date; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in related subject area through studies and/or work experience
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work independently in a virtual environment; strong time-management skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word and PDF programs, such as Adobe Acrobat or Foxit, and Canva
  • Spanish language skills are a plus
  • Experience with WordPress a plus

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Remote office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift to 5 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer
  • Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Outlook e-mail
  • Canva, WordPress, MailChimp, social media platforms
  • Foxit PDF or Adobe Acrobat

Travel Requirements:

  • 0%

Other Requirements

  • This position is 100% remote.
  • Interns must have reliable, high-speed internet access.

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Durham, United States
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