The Public Policy & Advocacy (PPA) department is looking for a student to serve as a Foreign Aid Policy & Advocacy Intern. This individual will report directly to the public policy and advocacy team in DC. S/he will assist in daily activities and, with guidance from staff, work on a variety of projects. The main focus will be on U.S. foreign aid, but other key areas will include maternal, newborn, and child health and humanitarian response policy and advocacy.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Support Save the Children’s advocacy work on 1) foreign assistance appropriations, 2) maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), and 3) humanitarian response, including the “Stop the War on Children” campaign
What’s In It for You
Classification: Paid Intern
Part-time: 24 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.
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