About the organization
ME&A, Inc. is a woman-owned international development firm based in the Washington, D.C., area, providing innovative solutions for economic development and social progress in more than 80 countries. ME&A has branch offices in Bangladesh, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, and Tanzania.
Our clients include the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); the U.S. Department of State; the Millennium Challenge Corporation; the World Bank; government agencies at the federal, state, and local level in the United States; and leading corporations, nonprofits, and small businesses.
The ME&A Internship Program offers exceptional students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to International Development Operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of ME&A work. Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of international development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Interns work under the supervision of a staff member at ME&A. The background of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization. This is a hybrid work environment. Interns are required to work in the HQ Bethesda office on their scheduled days.
Candidates for the internship program are selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:
-Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree program or have recently graduated
-Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in other languages is preferred
-Demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office
-Prior international development experience preferred but not necessary
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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