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Programs Spring Intern (January-May 2015)

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Company/Organization: Barakat


The Program Intern supports the Executive Director and the Overseas Program Director with research, updates and all analytical and administrative tasks associated with Barakatís programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Principal Responsibilities
-Gather monthly programmatic reports and updates from the country offices and file in appropriate electronic server
-Review and analyze programmatic reports, data and information
-Update the Executive Director on all program reports and analysis
-Research better ways to communicate with our overseas program staff
-Share updates and noteworthy programmatic information with communication writer and Executive Director
-Suggest articles for the website as well as for the newsletter to the Executive Director
-Share names and details to be added to the database to the Operations/IT Manager
-Attend at least 2 community events a month as a Barakat representative
-Flexible and open-minded to other tasks


Required Skills/Experience/Qualities
-Coursework related to International Development
-Experience working within the Development spectrum
-Knowledge of Program implementation and design, especially in education
-Knowledge of education and health issues in South and Central Asia
-Good organizational skills
-Ability to manage time efficiently and multi-task
-Ability to work as part of a team
-Proficiency with MS Office

Desired Skills/Experience/Qualities
-Fluency in Hindi, Urdu, Dari or Persian desired but not required
-Prior experience in NGOs
-Prior experience in international development (South and Central Asia)
-Knowledge/familiarity with educational systems in South and Central Asia
-Good writing skills, critical thinking and analytic skills
-Detail orientated


20 hours per week


semester-long commitment

Start Date:


End Date:

, 05/31/2015

non-profit  Afghanistan  Pakistan  NGO  education  administrative 
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