Job Vacancies National Democratic Institute
Position: Project Assistant: Middle East and North Africa
Location: United States of America (The), Washington
Closing Date: Monday, 11 July 2011
NDI seeks a Project Assistant with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Division’s programs. The Project Assistant will be responsible for conducting research on country specific programs, attending meetings and seminars on Middle East and North African affairs, and providing administrative support on country projects.
* Research and gather materials for country specific programs;
* Backstop the activities of the field offices;
* Collect and distribute to the MENA team foreign and domestic newspapers, magazines, or journal clippings pertaining to the Middle East and North Africa;
* Attend meetings and seminars on Middle East and North African affairs and prepare oral and written presentations to MENA team members;
* Assist in the preparation and drafting of periodical reports;
* Provide administrative support to assigned country projects, including filing, faxing, copying and mailings; and
* Conduct special projects as needed.
* Generally pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in international affairs, political science or a related field; recent graduates are also welcome to apply;
* Knowledge of and interest in the Middle East and North Africa;
* Well-organized and skilled at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks;
* Excellent writing skills;
* Flexible, diligent and team-oriented; and
* Arabic and French language skills preferred but not required.
This is a paid internship.
Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.
No phone calls please.
Non-U.S. citizens applying for internships and entry level positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require employer sponsorship.
NDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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