NON-PAID Student Volunteer Intern (Development Outcomes)

Washington D.C.
Apr 22, 2017
Aug 21, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Office of Investment Policy (OIP) analyzes proposed investment projects to ensure their eligibility for OPIC assistance with regard to the agency's policies on worker rights and environmental standards, employment and development and market effects; performs risk analyses and portfolio analyses; and monitors existing projects to assure continued adherence to contractual provisions and statutory requirements.

The Development Outcomes internship involves working with staff to develop high quality deliverables that use both quantitative and qualitative data to tell the story of OPIC’s U.S. and host country impact. We currently need an expert in data visualization, graphical representation for the following formats- PowerPoint, excel, and tableau to work on our major development report as well as a series of high level presentations for Congress, the White House and private sector.

We are seeking someone with an interest in international development who has superb data visualization skills and who can work with PowerPoint, can build excel data feeds that port into PowerPoint, and can use tableau. This internship offers students the opportunity to apply their graduate training in the areas of data visualization and marketing to service a financial services firm.

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  • Must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (
  • NON-PAID Student Opportunity
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a background investigation
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must provide current 2016 transcript or letter of acceptance
  • Applicants must be student seeking A Master’s degree in Economics, Economic Development, Environmental Studies, Trade Policy, International Economics or a related field. Relevant work experience is preferred.

    All students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student (Graduated level or higher), taking at least a half-time academic course load.
    Preferred studies/degrees: Ideal candidates include students with strong interest in development economics, international economics and trade policy as well as Environmental Studies.
    Individuals with initiative and ability to work independently are highly desired.

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    As an intern, you will:

    • Re-design a more user-friendly format for the Annual Report that goes to a variety of public and private stakeholders.
    • Support the creation of simplified data graphics (that can be updated) for presentations to the White House, Congress, and private sector.
    • Develop a tableau based dashboard that houses critical and complex information about OPIC’s performance.
    • Support the creation of a series of fact sheets that provides important development impact information to our stakeholders.

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