Save the Children’s Spring 2019 Intern, Fellow and Volunteer Program invites talented undergraduate students, graduate students and graduates to join us for a 10 week program from January 29 to April 26, 2019 in our headquarters office in Fairfield, CT or Washington D.C.
We are looking for individuals who wish to make a real contribution to the lives of children and bring their knowledge and interest to our work each day. Interns and volunteers will have the opportunity to work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member, within a specific department, to expand their knowledge of the humanitarian aid, non-profit industry, while at the same time develop skills and experience in their chosen field or career. Their work is focused on advancing important projects such as: program and policy research, internet and social media projects, communications and campaigns, and fundraising.
We require that interns and volunteers work a minimum of 14 hours per week. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
To be classified as an intern: individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive credit from college or institution (Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered) Otherwise, individual will be classified as a skilled volunteer.
Internships are unpaid and we do not offer housing arrangements.
Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.