The Paid Intern is an entry level position designed to provide graduate and undergraduate student with an insider’s view of the realm of international development at IFES. Students who participate in this program will develop essential skills that are not attained in the academic world and enable them to make the transition from academic to professional life. As a junior member of the team, the Paid Intern in Contracts and Grants will provide logistical and administrative support to projects. Job Responsibilities:
Project Description: PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:** Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Program Administration s/he will provide financial and administrative assistance to, and oversight of, program staff and grantees to ensure that budgets and agreements are handled in accordance with IFES policies, procedures, systems, and donor requirements. S/he is responsible for all areas relating to project financial management and ensuring that project spend within their obligation ceilings.
Project Description: The Program Associate is the entry level position to program work at IFES. As a junior member of the team, the Program Associate will provide administrative and programmatic support for IFES’ programs in the Americas’ Region. For more information, please see: https://www.ifes.org/americas
IFES is an international, nonprofit organization that supports the building of democratic societies. IFES provides targeted technical assistance to strengthen transitional democracies. Founded in 1987 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, IFES has developed and implemented comprehensive, collaborative democracy solutions in more than 135 countries.