Internship: Global Program Development
Posted on 3/19/2023
Search for Common Ground

501-1,000 employees

Non-governmental organization
Company Overview
Search for Common Ground's mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. They believe that conflict is inevitable but violence is not. Conflict is a natural result of human diversity.
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
  • You meet the following qualifications:
  • Current student or recent graduate with a degree in International Relations, Conflict Studies, Development, or a related area
  • Written and spoken fluency in English
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet Search Engines)
  • The ideal candidate will further exhibit:
  • A self-starting, enthusiastic, and flexible approach to the organization and the position
  • Experience in foreign policy, fundraising, and peacebuilding
  • Demonstrable interest in creating partnerships with other organizations, policymakers, and donors to advance peacebuilding
  • Experience in business development or with donor agencies
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail; and
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Available for 32-40 Hours a week
  • Assist with the development of global partnerships, project designs, and proposals
  • Conduct research related to fundraising from bilateral governments, multi-laterals, and foundations
  • Identify and research opportunities for new program development and partnerships
  • Represent Search at relevant meetings and events in Washington, D.C
  • Develop and update knowledge management tools and resources, such as capacity statements, fundraising analysis and strategies, and more
  • As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position-holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties