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Requisition ID: req5293

Job Title: Education Summer Intern

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: USA-New York, NY - HQ

Job Description

This internship opportunity will run from July - late August.

The IRC is seeking an Education Intern to assist with various, research, communications and knowledge management

Major Responsibilities: The Education Intern's major responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Knowledge Management

* Create electronic filing system for certain Education projects including content related to Early Childhood Development and Social-Emotional Learning.
* Develop a bibliography citing resources from existing resource library and assist with its upkeep

Measurement Assistance

* Conduct a desk review on different formative assement tools used in emergency contexts
* Assist with packaging and organization of different measurement materials

Learning Outcomes: An internship with the IRC's Education Team provides practical experience working at a large humanitarian aid NGO and offers opportunities for learning technical and skills required for a role in the international educational development sector. Learning outcomes from this internship include:

* Increased knowledge of education in emergencies (EiE), country-specific programming, and early childhood development (including social-emotional learning, literacy, numeracy), and safe learning environments
* Meeting and networking with IRC colleagues throughout the technical units
* Familiarity with measurement concepts and gaps in education in emergencies



* Bachelor's degree required

* Matriculating graduate-level student in International Affairs, International Education, or relevant field

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

* Demonstrate interest in education in emergencies and early childhood education

* Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Strong research skills

* Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, and Google Suite


* International experience a plus

Language Skills:

* Ability to read French and/or Arabic a plus

Working Environment: Standard Work Environment, Two Days a Week,

Unpaid position- transit and meals reimbursable

About International Rescue Committee

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a world leader in relief, rehabilitation, protection, post-conflict development, resettlement services and advocacy for those uprooted or affected by violent conflict and oppression. At work in 25 countries, the IRC delivers lifesaving aid in emergencies, rebuilds shattered communities, cares for war-traumatized children, rehabilitates health care, water and sanitation systems, reunites separated families, restores lost livelihoods, establishes schools, trains teachers, strengthens the capacity of local organizations and supports civil society and good-governance initiatives. For refugees afforded sanctuary in the United States, IRC offices across the country provide a range of assistance aimed at helping new arrivals get settled, adjust and acquire the skills to become self-sufficient. Committed to restoring dignity and self-reliance, the IRC is a global symbol of hope and renewal for those who have taken flight in search of freedom.