School Health Knowledge Management Intern

Washington D.C., DC, USA
negotiable Expires in 5 days



School Health and Nutrition (SHN) refers to interventions that aim to improve the health and nutrition status of ‘school-age children’, their related behaviors and skills, and consequently their participation in schooling and education outcomes. Schools are the venue to reach this captive audience. There are many health problems that children face or are at risk of between the ages of 3-18 years, and these determine the SHN priorities and diverse interventions for a given context. The Knowledge Management (KM) Intern will work with the SHN team to support the documentation, marketing, and branding of key SHN programs and interventions for dissemination broader Save the Children Stakeholders.


What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

The KM Intern will support the SHN technical leads with the documentation, marketing, and branding of key SHN programs and interventions for dissemination broader Save the Children stakeholders.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact


  • Creation of briefers that interpret critical interventions findings or strategies that are digestible for practitioners and/or fundraisers.
  • Development of capability statements for key SHN interventions and programs
  • Documentation of strategic SHN projects, lessons learned, collect case studies and success stories for reporting and advocacy purposes
  • Support the development of SHN resource packages


Required Qualifications

  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Demonstration of ability to work with or without supervision
  • 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


  • Communications and marketing education or experience


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

Part-time:        24 hours per week

Dates:            June 2, 2020 – August 7, 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.


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