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Research, Knowledge, and Learning Intern for the FEWS NET Strategic Planning and Activity Design (SPADe) Support Project

About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 28,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans employer.


* Support SPADe technical and operational staff to source key information and resources as identified;   * Support the identification of key platforms, events, and other relevant dissemination channels for the promotion and circulation of SPADe resources;  * Conduct research and analysis for topics related to SPADe work assignments and priorities;  * Support the project’s file management system(s), intranet, and other systems at the request of, and in coordination with, the KM Advisor;   * Initiate, develop, and deliver internship project; * Support knowledge capture and generation, as requested, to produce resource summaries or other KM products; * Support research priorities including in relation to cross-cutting themes (e.g. Gender Equality, Youth and Social Inclusion, Localization, Climate, and Conflict); * Support the development of learning, training, and workshop materials and resources;  * Support the preparations for key presentations, including the development of power points, report synopses, and other related materials; and * Support other SPADe activities, as necessary.


This is a partial list. Please follow the link to the full job description to view a complete list of qualifications. * Minimum bachelor’s degree (master’s degree in progress or completed preferred) in international development, political science, economics, sociology, geography, anthropology, agriculture, gender and women studies, or a related subject matter area;   * Strong writing skills; * Demonstrated experience supporting multiple ongoing activities and managing deadlines; * Strong communication skills in English; and * Current U.S. work authorization is required at the time of application. * This position is open to current graduate students or recent graduates; graduates from minority serving institutions are encouraged to apply.

Application instructions

To be considered, please submit the following: * Cover Letter * CV * Writing sample (academic paper or comparable product with applicant’s contributions clearly indicated)   * All three documents are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted. Please ensure that only the requested documents noted above are submitted. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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