Mercy Corps is dedicated to helping the poor and oppressed in developing countries. The not-for-profit organization offers emergency relief and economic support, as well as assistance in building sustainable communities. It also develops curriculum guides to introduce students to various topics ranging from Kurdish history and Afghan henna art to the worldwide clean water campaign. Since its founding, Mercy Corps programs have provided about $1.5 billion in assistance to people in 106 nations. Originally the organization was named Save the Refugees Fund when it was founded by Dan O'Neill in response to the plight of Cambodian refugees in 1979.
Internship Title: Nigeria - Reports and Editing Intern
Intern Worksite Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Dates of Internship: 01 April 2016 to 30 September 2016
Length of Internship: 6 months
Mercy Corps responsibilities
For the duration of this internship assignment the intern will receive:
Intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
You should possess the following qualification:
Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
If you are interested in this internship you should submit a resume and a statement of interest. In your statement, please discuss any experiences related relevant to the projects outlined. You may wish to describe your career interests (specifically as they relate to policy and advocacy, humanitarian aid, or development) and discuss your previous work and educational experiences demonstrating these interests. Your application will be reviewed by the hiring team within 3 weeks of submission and those shortlisted will be contacted directly for interviews. All applicants will receive notification once a decision has been made.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
To apply, visit Mercy Corps Career Page