Student Volunteer Intern, MC-099

Washington, D.C
May 23, 2019
May 31, 2019
Full Time


This position is located in the Department of Compact Operations (DCO). DCO is recruiting for the Student Volunteer Internship Program. Internships are provided for students with a desire to work in the international development field and/or public sector and assignments are designed to complement the intern's educational pursuits while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and individual MCC departments. Intenships may be extended.
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Our intern will work closely with our DCLI Team based at MCC, including our communications lead and Monitoring and Evaluations (M&E) lead, to polish snazzy materials such as use stories, digital media content, and infographics of key program elements. Demonstrated writing and/or editing capabilities, attention to detail, ability to clean, use and visualize data using excel or Power BI, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team are a must. We would we would also love it if you also have an interest in HIV/health, the Sustainable Development Goals, data science, or governance! Examples of things you could be doing while working with us this summer:
  • Maintaining and track the status of emerging success stories (use stories)
  • Working with DCLI team and country counterparts (Tanzania and Cote d'Ivoire) to research information gaps
  • Polishing and finalizing use stories in progress - and/or contribute to the preparation of new ones
  • Supporting the design of other communications materials such website content, blogs and/or social media
  • Learning about MCC (and PEPFAR ) and DCLI. Visit our project websites: Tanzania Data Lab , Des Chiffres et des Jeunes , Sejen
  • Having fun with our great team

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship required
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation


Students must meet the following requirements to qualify:
  • Must be enrolled at least half time in a degree/diploma an accredited technical or vocational school, two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school.
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time
  • Desirable: French language proficiency is added bonus!


    Additional information

    All internships are NON-PAID. The student is considered a volunteer and is not entitled to compensation or overtime during any portion of this assignment. However, a transportation benefit may be provided depending on availability of funds.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you have submitted all of the required documents (see Required Documents Section) and meet the requirements to apply. If you meet the requirements, your application/resume will be referred for consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Required Documents

  • Candidates MUST use USAJOBS-formatted resume using Resume Builder to apply to this position and to ensure that you have submitted a complete application. For tips on preparing your resume see: ( /).
  • A copy of your current school transcripts must accompany your resume at the time of submission. THIS IS REQUIRED OF ALL INTERNS. Failure to do so will result in an automatic disqualification.
  • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted; however, if you are selected for placement, you will be required to submit an official copy to initiate the security clearance process. Transcripts should indicate current semester enrollment and include school name, location, course titles, grades, dates completed, and number of credits earned.
  • A cover letter identifying for which intern position you are applying (optional).

  • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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