PSI Internship: Malaria and Child Survival Department Intern (Washington, DC)

Description:
PSI seeks an intern to support the Malaria & Child Survival Department. This internship provides an opportunity to work with department staff to provide technical support and global knowledge management for PSI’s diarrheal disease, malaria, pneumonia and nutrition programs. The intern will support various administrative, management and technical functions.

PSI offers flexible working hours and a dynamic, creative, and progressive work environment. This internship requires at least 35 hours per week and is a paid position, based in Washington, DC. The internship will begin June 1 and go through August 2011.

Responsibilities: The Malaria & Child Survival intern will have a variety of duties for different projects related to PSI’s activities. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting research and synthesizing reports on various malnutrition, malaria, diarrheal disease and pneumonia programs, findings and data;
  • Fulfilling administrative functions as required, including invoicing, expense reconciling and submitting monthly product reports;
  • Supporting administrative preparation for key Malaria & Child Survival presentations, conferences, meetings and retreats;
  • Maintaining and updating various administrative records of PSI sales and activities, including an internal system of knowledge management;
  • Assisting in creation and updating of communications materials, including one pagers and presentations;
  • Assisting with analysis of health metrics data;
  • Responding to internal/external requests for information and assisting with website updates as necessary;
  • Support with grant writing and proposal submission as necessary.
  • Assist with curriculum overview for graphics-driven course and facilitator and trainee manuals for department training course.

 Experience:
The ideal candidate will possess strong computer, analytical and organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks; ability to follow assignments through to completion; and strong commitment to deadlines. Additionally, an ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills, including ability to synthesize large amounts of information into succinct documents.
  • Experience with data management, indexing and spreadsheets.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience and proficiency with Adobe Indesign and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Interest in health and/or international development preferred.

Please send a letter of interest and resume/CV to mcsd@psi.org. No phone calls please.

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