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Global Foundations, Organizations and Institutions Research Intership

Costa Rica (Costa Rica)

  • Organization: Habitat for Humanity
  • Location: Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
  • Grade: FG I, Function Group 1, Contract Agent - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Peace and Development
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-30

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As a Global FOI Research Intern you will work with the newly established Global FOI team, , whose goal is to raise funds (awards) for housing and development programs from institutions, and governments globally (e.g. USAID, DFID, World Bank etc). You will be a part of an incredible learning experience that will expose you to non-profit work, culture, relevant projects and experts in the field. You will have the ability to learn from a global team, supporting in major fundraising efforts. Successful candidates will be joining at the beginning of the research phase for the Global FOI Team, helping to build systems and databases of research for many years to come. In addition to this research, you will be exposed to other aspects of Habitat’s international fundraising efforts and will acquire a firm grasp of bi-lateral and multi-lateral funding organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Working with the team to research funding information for development projects, (mostly in the housing sector) from institutions like the European Commission, British and US government, the World Bank, regional Development Banks (CAF/ADB) and others (85% of your time)

· Support development of Institutional Partners Strategies (10%)

· Administrative tasks (5% of your time)

Minimum Qualifications:

· Current undergraduate or graduate student who has taken relevant courses in International Relations, International Business, Global Studies, International Development, Public Relations, Political Science, or Government etc.

· A strong interest in conducting research focused on grant pre-positioning and proposal development

· Interest in topics of international development and housing, bi-lateral and multi-lateral institutions, grants and funding

· Openness to learn and ability to process large and complex data and develop research templates to share findings in user-friendly formats

Preferred Qualifications

· Excellent writing and research skills in English and Spanish

· Proficient to advance in Microsoft Office

· Attention to detail and strong analysis skills

If you want to be part of this process, contact Pamela Hernandez and send your CV to PHernandez@habitat.org indicating in the subject the title for this opportunity.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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