Mercy Corp Reports and Editing Internship 2016 in Nigeria ($1,500 stipend/month & Fully Funded)

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Nigeria – Reports and Editing Intern
Tracking Code: 220208-927
Job Description
Internship Title: Nigeria – Reports and Editing Intern
Intern Worksite Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Dates of Internship:  01 April 2016 to 30 September 2016
Length of Internship:  6 months
Location: Abuja,Nigeria
Job Position Type: Intern

Mercy Corps is dedicated to helping the poor and oppressed in developing countries. The not-for-profit organization offers emergency relief and economic support, as well as assistance in building sustainable communities. It also develops curriculum guides to introduce students to various topics ranging from Kurdish history and Afghan henna art to the worldwide clean water campaign.

Project Description:

The Humanitarian portfolio covers the emergency response to the needs of conflict affected populations in north east Nigeria and we operate across three states with funding sources (including but not limited to O.F.D.A., F.F.P., E.C.H.O. and the E.U.,) with multi-sector interventions in food security, livelihoods, protection, W.A.S.H. among others. You be expected to engage in the development and editing of reports and learning documents.

Mercy Corp porfolio covers work across the middle belt of Nigeria and is looking to expand into the Northeast. Historically our portfolio has focused on cross-communal conflicts emerging from lack of institutional arraignments to manage the limited resources  across the region. Mercy Corp conflict programs are funded by the British Government, USAID, Department of State and foundations.

  • Intern responsibilities

Intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
Medical Insurance
Any additional costs associated with internship

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the elements of a quality donor report and be able to produce and edit reports that meet these requirements
  • Gain competence in managing data collection systems for humanitarian and conflict programs
  • Improve research skills
  • Gain a deeper understanding of conflict and humanitarian programming in Nigeria, and of international nonprofit work
  • Improve ability to communicate cross-culturally

  Deliverables

  • Support the editing and production of internal and external reports for the management teams
  • Work with program staff to complete an analysis of data quality and management systems and improve the management of these systems.
  • Complete research projects, as requested.
  • Support proposal writing, as requested.

Mercy Corps responsibilities

For the duration of this internship assignment the intern will receive:
$1500 stipend/month
ISOS Coverage
Visa reimbursement
Travel
Accommodations

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the elements of a quality donor report and be able to produce and edit reports that meet these requirements
  • Gain competence in managing data collection systems for humanitarian and conflict programs
  • Improve research skills
  • Gain a deeper understanding of conflict and humanitarian programming in Nigeria, and of international nonprofit work
  • Improve ability to communicate cross-culturally

  Deliverables

  • Support the editing and production of internal and external reports for the management teams
  • Work with program staff to complete an analysis of data quality and management systems and improve the management of these systems.
  • Complete research projects, as requested.
  • Support proposal writing, as requested.

Application Process:

  •  If you are interested in this internship you should submit a resume and a statement of interest.
  • In your statement, please discuss any experiences related relevant to the projects outlined.
  • You may wish to describe your career interests (specifically as they relate to policy and advocacy, humanitarian aid, or development) and discuss your previous work and educational experiences demonstrating these interests.
  • Your application will be reviewed by the hiring team within 3 weeks of submission and those shortlisted will be contacted directly for interviews. All applicants will receive notification once a decision has been made.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Mercy Corp Nigeria – Reports and Editing Internship

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