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INEE Knowledge Management Intern

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7931

Job Title: INEE Knowledge Management Intern

Sector: Communications

Employment Category: Intern

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Job Description

INEE is recruiting an intern to assist with network knowledge management. This internship presents a unique learning opportunity to work closely with the INEE Secretariat, liaise directly with INEE members around the world, and be part of projects that contribute to the provision of quality education in crisis settings. This is an unpaid position. The Intern can be based in the INEE New York office or US home-based.

Background

The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of more than 16,000 practitioners, students, teachers, staff from UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, donors, governments and universities who work together within a humanitarian and development framework to ensure all persons the right to quality education and a safe learning environment in emergencies and post-crisis recovery. The network improves communication and coordination among its members by cultivating and facilitating collaborative relationships and creating opportunities and space for sharing knowledge, developing resources, informing policy, building capacity and undertaking joint advocacy. Find out more at https://www.inee.org.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Knowledge Management Coordinator, the Intern will provide support to ensure the quality of INEE’s knowledge management, Duties may include:

  • Assist in the management of the INEE website, including updating content, drafting webpages and features, coordinating translations, activating new content entries, etc.

  • Update and maintain the user guides for the website

  • Coordinate updates of the resource collections with content experts at partner agencies

  • Review and clean-up resources on the INEE website

    Learning Outcomes

  • Become familiar with and learn to promote INEE tools and materials.

  • Learn to manage content on the INEE website.

  • Enhance writing skills through the development of content for diverse audiences.

  • Learn valuable project management skills and interact with INEE members across the globe


Qualifications

  • Ongoing graduate studies in a relevant field (e.g. education, information management, communications, social work, international relations);

  • Strong communication skills: excellent command of English, both spoken and written; knowledge of Spanish, French, Portuguese, and/or Arabic a bonus;

  • Experience managing web content, with back-end content management system experience preferred;

  • Knowledge of the field of education in emergencies and familiarity with INEE;

  • Experience managing complex projects and deadlines involving different partners

  • Ability to be flexible and work well independently, under pressure, and in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent organizational skills: the ability to track and follow-up on various tasks;

  • Excellent analytical and writing skills: the ability to draft briefs, reports, and syntheses;

  • Good interpersonal skills: the ability to successfully interact with a variety of people;

  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to follow direction and effectively learn and work in an inter-agency environment as well as self-motivate.

    Recruitment Timeline and Working Environment

    The Intern will start ASAP, depending on their academic schedule. The intern should be available to work 20 hours per week and for a minimum of 3-4 months. If possible, the Intern may work, part-time, at the New York office of the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Applicants based outside of the New York area will be considered for US home-based internships. The Intern may take school credit for the internship with prior agreement from the supervisor.

    Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.

    Application Procedure

    Please submit one MS Word or PDF file with a resume, cover letter, list of 3 references and their contact info through the IRC Recruitment website (link provided in online posting). Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.



 

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