Job: Eurasia Intern/Project Assistant (National Democratic Institute)

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates to work in Washington, D.C. as a full-time intern for the Eurasia team to assist with the Institute’s current programs in Georgia and Central Asia.

Primary Responsibilities: 
Under close supervision of a desk officer, senior program manager or other individual in authority within the team:

  • Assist in providing administrative support on assigned country projects, to ensure compliance with donor requirements. This could include assisting with drafting ,emos and coordinating with NDI’s administrative departments, organizing and maintaining an electronic filing system, organizing travel arrangements, and routing contracts or invoices
  • Assist in compiling information for drafting of periodic donor reports or workplans
  • Assist in tracking program expenditures
  • Attend relevant meetings and seminars on topics pertaining to political developments in the region and prepare oral and written presentations for team members
  • Collect and distribute foreign and domestic newspaper, magazine, and/or academic articles pertaining to programs in the region
  • Complete special projects as needed
  • Additional responsibilities based on demonstrated ability could include: assist in drafting and editing proposals, program development, and donor relations

Required Skills: 

  • Currently pursuing a undergraduate or graduate degree; relevant degree programs might include, but are not limited to, political science, international relations, international development, international business, and Russian studies
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Must be well-organized and skilled at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks
  • Excellent financial management skills, proficiency in Excel and/or Quicken is highly desirable
  • Must be flexible, diligent, and team-oriented
  • Proficiency in Russian particularly desirable but not required
  • Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired

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