Fall 2022 International Development Intern
The Fall 2022 International Development Intern is responsible for working directly with the Managing Director and the Co-Founder to synthesize and analyze data in support of strategic decision making to expand our organization’s No Kid Hungry related work into India. This position will also work directly with multiple areas within the organization to pull out best practices, benchmarks and donor data that will be helpful to further our mission. Additionally, the person in this role will help the Managing Director to plan and organize agenda, materials and logistics for a retreat/convening which may be hosted in India in November 2022.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- The Intern will primarily support three workstreams directly contributing to the early development of our international strategy:
- India landscape research and analysis specific to federal, state and local frameworks for policies and practices in the child hunger space specific to the mid-day meal program as well as the potential for breakfast reimbursement status. The work will involve extensive research including conversations with those in India as well as other international nonprofits and institutions doing work in India in the related fields. In the course of producing these deliverables, the Intern will work with various departments as appropriate to pull this all together.
- Identifying cause marketing and advocacy-related best practices that might be applicable to our international work. This is where the Intern will work with the Center for Best Practices, marketing and CED teams as well as some of our program partners outside of the US.
- Partnering the Managing Director and the Co-Founder in creating presentation decks, handouts and other supporting materials for our upcoming Fall/Winter Convening in India (Oct/Nov).
- Completing other related tasks assigned from time-to-time during the internship.
- College Junior or Senior year student. Post-grad students are also encouraged to apply.
- Prior internship experience in a corporate or non-profit setting will be a plus.
- MS Office proficiency and excellent internet research skills are highly desired.
- Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills, including the ability to identify and work through challenges, underscored by strong judgment and emotional intelligence.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently on multi-step, detail-oriented projects in a fluid environment.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience presenting to high-level audiences.
- Demonstrated interest in anti-hunger and anti-poverty issues.
- Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently and efficiently.
At Share Our Strength, we value an individual’s diversity of backgrounds, experiences, ideas and perspectives. A hallmark of our history, culture and values has been the organization’s desire to bring together motivated, intelligent, and talented people to work together to find and implement solutions to end hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad. We each come to Share Our Strength with a unique background, but together we form a team that yields amazing results. This shared value of encouraging and embracing diversity in our organization fosters a workplace and culture that is highlighted for its innovation, open expression of ideas, and collaboration. With a strong shared commitment to the organization’s mission, and a unique blend of individual strengths, we are all working toward ensuring that every individual can live a healthy and productive life.