No experience
Employment Type:
Job Category:
Spring Innovation Intern or Fellow
Save The Children | Washington, District of Columbia
Tell Us More About Your Job Preferences
By telling us what you think of this job, we can help find jobs that match your interests. If you want to see more jobs like this, click on the smiley face. Or if this job isn't what you are looking for, click the frowny face. Learn More...

Follow This Company

Job Description


This intern or fellow will learn about the dynamic innovation space as they conduct research on emerging innovation trends and upcoming innovation conferences. They will build skills around knowledge management as they develop and launch internal events and communications pieces. This intern will also gain project management experience as they support management of the innovation intranet site and the Innovation Accelerator process.

What You'll Be Doing

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

* Develop landscape analysis of current and future innovation trends and conferences
* Organize internal capacity-building events
* Develop and share internal communications pieces from the innovation team
* Develop and manage our innovation page on Save the Children's intranet site
* Support management of the Innovation Accelerator process
* Lead ad hoc administrative projects as needed

Required Qualifications

* Must be an actively enrolled undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate student or have graduated within 6 months of start date. Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
* Please attach resume and cover letter to your application

Preferred Qualifications

* Interest in research and analysis
* Attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Reliable and willing to work unsupervised in a self-directed setting
* Possess solid interpersonal skills with ability to work within a team

What's In It for You

* Structured learning and development program
* Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
* Highly collaborative and innovative teams
* Networking program with managers across the organization
* Flexible schedule
* A family friendly work environment
* The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world

Classification: Paid Intern or Fellow

Part-time: 16 to 20 hours per week

Dates: January 28, 2020 to April 24, 2020

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children's policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about Save The Children. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with Save The Children. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.