The International Crisis Group is a transnational non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1995 that carries out field research on violent conflict and advances policies to prevent, mitigate or resolve conflict.
Responsibilities for the Voluntary Internship
Monitoring political developments in the Central Africa region via online sources;
Providing assistance editing reports and briefings on conflict issues, and other documents produced by Africa program staff;
Preparing advocacy and research materials and attending meetings with/on behalf of the Crisis Group staff;
Assisting with carrying out daily press reviews and composing weekly situation reports;
Administrative tasks, including arranging meetings and database management; and
Assisting Africa program staff with everyday office needs.
Voluntary Internship Job Requirements
A recent graduate degree in political science, conflict studies, international relations, or similar;
Excellent in French and English writing and editing skills;
Fluent in French;
An ability to deal confidently and swiftly with a variety of demanding tasks;
Proven research skills in international relations or a similar subject, conflict analysis or human rights work;
Proven interest in and knowledge of the Central Africa region; and
Knowledge of local language(s) is an added advantage.
Interested and qualified? Go to International Crises Group career website on jobs.crisisgroup.org to apply