Intern

Employer
Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Intern will assist with research, educational projects, digital media, events planning, and logistical and administrative duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with various research needs related to typhoid, paratyphoid and invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella disease
  • Assist with the dissemination of typhoid epidemiology education Slideset and country-based advocacy toolkits
  • Assist with the Surveillance of Enteric Fever in Asia Project (SEAP) - a project tracking typhoid incidence and severity in four countries - as needed
  • Track current news and events for the Coalition against Typhoid website, social media, newsletter and team meetings
  • Assist with responding to inquiries from the public
  • Assist with coordination of staff travel
  • Assist with organization of international meetings
  • Assist with meetings and events
  • Assist with visa applications and acquisition
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Preference given to third or fourth year student enrolled in a relevant Bachelor's degree program and/or enrollment in a relevant Master's degree program
  • Familiarity with Word Press site management
  • Familiarity with various digital and social media platforms
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Highly flexible/adaptive
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to process information quickly
  • Ability to work independently and meet daily deadlines
  • Must be able to commit to 20-25 hours per week through Fall 2017