PeaceTech Lab

PEACETECH LAB WORKS TO REDUCE VIOLENT CONFLICT USING TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, AND DATA TO ACCELERATE AND SCALE PEACEBUILDING EFFORTS.

Research and Business Development Intern

Position Description

Title: Research and Business Development Intern

Work Schedule: 20 - 25 hours a week, September - December 2018 (exact start and end dates determined based on candidate availability)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Compensation: $13.25 per hour or course credit

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist PeaceTech Lab in various research and business development related capacities. Possible tasks include developing and maintaining a list of relevant grant opportunities, helping write proposals, creating budgets, managing contact databases, doing market research, logistical help for events, and administrative work.

Desired Qualifications

Master's student from any discipline with an interest in media, science, technology, or peacebuilding and relevant skills in business development. Successful applicants will possess a good understanding of media and technology and their role in conflict resolution, development, and humanitarian sectors; excellent research, writing (in English), and critical thinking skills; attention to detail, creativity, good inter-personal skills, and the ability to work well with a team in time-crunch situations. Applicants must have a working knowledge of software applications such as MS Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of content management systems is preferred.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@peacetechlab.org with “Business Development Internship FA18” in the subject line. No phone calls please. We’ll email successful candidates and notify all applicants when the position is filled.

Position is contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.