Student Volunteer, MC-099

Washington, D.C
May 30, 2019
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time


This position is located in the Department of Compact Operations, Office of Strategic Partnerships (OSP). OSP is recruiting for the 2019 Student Volunteer Intern Program. Interns will have an opportunity to develop in-demand professional skills while supporting the development of MCC's partnering infrastructure (e.g., guidance, toolkits, case studies).

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As an intern you will have an opportunity to develop in-demand professional skills while supporting the development of MCC's partnering infrastructure (e.g., guidance, toolkits, case studies). In your OSP intern role you will:
  • support MCC's co-creative discussions with prospective partners;
  • customize PowerPoint presentations for the internal roll-out of MCC's new partnering guidance,;
  • interview senior professionals to identify important lessons from previous experience and write compelling case studies;
  • research potential partner organizations in preparation for meetings and MCC executive briefings;
  • practice honing organizational, actionable research and professional communications skills essential in the international development field.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship Required
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background investigation


To be eligible for this Student Volunteer Internship position:
  • You must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school (go to to verify accreditation status). Individuals who are enrolled must be taking at least a half-time academic, vocational, or technical course load leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate.
  • In good academic standing.
  • Must be currently enrolled at least half-time."Half-time" is defined by the school in which the student is enrolled.
  • Desirable: Candidates with curiosity, initiative, strong writing abilities, attention to detail and interviewing skills are encouraged to apply.


    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    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

  • Resume - Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder ( /
  • 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.
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