Intern, Counter-Trafficking in Persons and Safe Migration

Winrock International

About the organization

Winrock is a nonprofit organization that implements a portfolio of more than 150 agriculture, environment, and social development projects in over 40 countries. Winrock’s global staff of dedicated professionals work with people around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources. Interns at Winrock gain a detailed understanding of the international development field and benefit from opportunities to learn from our dedicated and talented international staff.

Duties

The CTIP intern will be responsible for lending support to a variety of project management, technical, and proposal development activities. Tasks include organizing and coordinating positioning activities, providing support to grants, consultant and activity management, supporting processing of payments, preparation and proofreading of documents, conducting research on current and proposed projects, drafting and reviewing communications materials, and other logistical, operational, and programmatic support. This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates who would like to learn more about the priority aspects of the CTIP project cycle, from planning, to executing activities, to monitoring and documenting results and progress and assessing the effectiveness of CTIP and safe migration.

The intern provides support to the Director, Human Trafficking and Safe Migration in knowledge management and positioning, including preparing and maintaining a repository of CTIP curricula and tools; drafting blog posts and other documents for internal and public consumption; and compiling and producing research reports and strategic planning documents. The intern will also support the Safe Migration in Central Asia and Thailand Counter Trafficking in Persons project in various technical, administrative, operational, and communications tasks.

This position requires a Russian speaker who is an energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented person.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field (international development, human rights, human trafficking, economics, and/or livelihoods development) required
Exceptional written and oral communications skills required
Experience living and/or working in developing countries strongly preferred
Strong analytical and research skills, demonstrated resourcefulness, and ability to solve problems creatively
Excellent organizational and time-management skills and ability to work independently
Ability to demonstrate the highest level of ethical standards at all times
Proficiency in software supported by Winrock (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
Proficiency in Russian is required

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