In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.
Since 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 462,000 women in 8 conflict-affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.
The Fall 2017 Business Development Intern will assist the Global Programs Unit in business development by researching USG funding agencies and other donors, assist in proposal development tasks and conduct research for new business opportunities. The intern will contribute to specific projects under the supervision of the Business Development Director. The internship will require 15-20 hours per week; a $10 daily stipend will be provided.
This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students looking to obtain additional experience in the not-for-profit space, and the inner workings on an international nonprofit grassroots women’s development organization.
The list below indicates the types of Business Development projects on which the intern might work -