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Internship: Business Development, Global Programs
Posted on 1/5/2022
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 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
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • 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 and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrable interest in conflict analysis
  • Experience in business development or with donor agencies
  • Experience with google applications (gmail, sheets, hangouts, calendar, etc)
  • Excellent attention to detail; and
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Salary: This is an unpaid internship
  • The roles and responsibilities include:
  • Research new donors, including: governments, foundations, and private sector
  • Create outreach documents and talking points about projects for donor & partner meetings
  • Support new program design, proposal writing, and budgeting
  • Liaise with field teams to ground truth approaches and learn from past programming
  • Assist with organizational strategic planning processes
  • Maintain and update knowledge management tools
  • Represent Search at relevant meetings and events in Washington, D.C.
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.
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • International Employee Assistance Plan (TCNs/Expats only)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Public Holidays
  • Home Leave
  • R&R Leave
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Parental Leave
Company Core Values
  • Collaboration
  • Audacity
  • Tenacity
  • Empathy
  • Results