Internship opportunity at “Open Society Foundations”

Deadline: 1 March 2015
Open to: candidates must hold bachelor’s degree (BA) from a four-year college or university
Remuneration: London Living Wage

Description

The Education Support Program works to make the right to education meaningful by combating inequality and discrimination in education and exposing structural inequalities that reproduce education disadvantage and exclusion.

This is a paid internship for six months.  The location of the position is London, UK

Eligibility

In order to be eligible candidates must:

  • bachelor’s degree (BA) from a four-year college or university
  • experience of research and writing for non-academic or general audiences
  • experience of communications and social media would an advantage
  • background in comparative education and/or human rights preferred
  • ability to effectively and efficiently work in a fast-paced environment, and troubleshoot and follow projects through to completion
  • demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines without loss of attention to detail
  • excellent written, verbal, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office and experience with internet research; knowledge of Photoshop/graphics editing a plus
  • ability to work as a team member and independently, with a high-level of self-motivation
  • flexibility and willingness to work simultaneously on a wide range of tasks and projects and ability to prioritize tasks

Remuneration

London Living Wage

Application

Please send a copy of your cover letter and CV by March 1, 2015, to:recruitment@opensocietyfoundations.org. Include the reference code in the subject line: ESP-I.

For further information please visit the official call.

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