The Public Policy & Advocacy (PPA) department is looking for an Intern to work with the Humanitarian Advocacy Team in DC. The intern will report directly to the Associate Director for International Humanitarian Response Policy and Advocacy. They will assist in daily activities and, with guidance from staff, support humanitarian policy and advocacy projects during their internship at Save the Children. The main thematic areas of focus will be on protecting children in conflict, refugee education, and mental health and psychosocial support. Crises of focus may include the Rohingya response, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and other humanitarian emergencies as they arise.
What You’ll be Doing (Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact)
What’s In It for You
Classification: Paid Intern
Part-time: 24 hours per week
Dates: June 2, 2020 to August 7, 2020
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