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Company/Organization: TechnoServe


TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

The International Recruitment team is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about the mission of TechnoServe. The ideal candidate will have an interest (or at least a strong curiosity) in a future career in recruiting, human resources, organizational psychology, or international development. The International Recruiting volunteer position requires flexibility and a willingness to assist with a variety of projects.

The position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Senior Manager for International Recruitment. The ideal candidate will work 15-20 hours per week for 3 months with the option to extend based on performance. You will need to access your own laptop.

As the International Recruitment volunteer Intern, you will:

Conduct research for upcoming recruitment initiatives
Write job descriptions that highlight TechnoServe as an employer
Help explore social media opportunities to attract applicants
Research best practices for interviewing and hiring techniques and help to integrate these into our processes
Assist the International Recruitment Managers in screening and interviewing candidates globally
Maintain our applicant database and help identify stellar talent
Ad hoc project support


Currently enrolled in bachelorís degree program at an accredited college or university
Interested in pursuing a career in recruiting, HR, or international development
Curious with excellent research skills
Organized with a knack for following processes and focusing on details
Professional with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Discrete and able to work with sensitive, confidential information




3 months

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Additional Info:
TechnoServe encourages diversity in all levels and across all facets of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ages, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes.
hr    human  resources    international  development    nonprofit 
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