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Spring 2018 World Vision Interns (Monrovia, CA)

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE:

You are able to indicate interest in up to 3 total internship positions (regardless of location)—please list in order of preference at the top of your resume or cover letter. Therefore, only submit one application even if you are interested in multiple locations.

*Not all positions listed are guaranteed to be filled.

SPRING 2018 WORLD VISION INTERNSHIPS (Monrovia, CA)

World Vision Internships provide a three-month opportunity for exceptional students and recent graduates ready to explore a career in the international relief and development sector. We are committed to providing interns with a meaningful learning experience where you are able to learn, grow and connect alongside other emerging professionals who are passionate about our mission.

  • Learn: Take on challenging and meaningful work assignments while developing your technical skills and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

  • Grow: Deepen your understanding of the sector, develop your leadership potential and grow your Christian faith during weekly professional development seminars and workshops.

  • Connect: Form connections with a diverse nationwide intern cohort and build your professional network at one of the largest international relief, development and advocacy organizations in the world.

DETAILS & ELIGIBILITY

  • Dates: January 29 – April 27, 2018

  • Stipend: All US-based interns are paid a monthly stipend of $250

  • Hours: Full-time and part-time opportunities are available (20-40 hours/week)

  • Location: Internships will be based in Monrovia, CA

Eligibility:

  • All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours per week.

  • Eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen/resident or F1-student visa).

  • Current student or recent graduate from an undergraduate/graduate program (within 2 years).

  • Adhere to the Christian Statement of Faith required by all World Vision International employees.

SPRING 2018 INTERNSHIPS (Monrovia, CA)

Digital Asset Management Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Current college student, recent college graduate or current graduate student/completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Communications, Journalism, Media, Business, Video/Film.

World Vision's Team Content is responsible for the storage of over 300,000 valuable digital assets. These assets are the photos, videos and stories that fuel marketing, advocacy and communications across the global World Vision Partnership.

Intern responsibilities will include:

  • Project research and analysis of content use and patterns.

  • Curating content refining the quality of content offered in our systems.

  • Improving the Digital Asset Management system to better meet user needs.

  • Apply industry best-practices to our library metadata and tagging practices.

  • Develop training materials for new technologies/systems.

Financial Planning & Analysis Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Recent college graduate or current graduate student/completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics.

  • Support the FY18 budget planning process including reviewing financials, analyzing budgets and creating reports.

  • Assist in creating Excel models and tools to improve efficiency and consistency in reporting.

  • Communicate with departments to clarify variance explanations (4) Verify data in General Ledger reports.

Global Supply Chain Management Intern (2 positions):

  • Eligible Candidates: Current college student, recent college graduate or current graduate student/completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Finance, International Studies, Communications.

World Vision's GSCM team is dedicated to ensuring that World Vision’s programmes and responses around the world get the goods and services they need when needed, where needed and at the right price. The supply chain team manages thousands of suppliers, hundreds of purchasers and a complex logistics network.

Internship Position #1:

  • Implement new Contract Management System for Global Procurement within Coupa (cloud-based procurement and supply chain software).

  • Design numbering system for tracking and reviewing purposes.

  • Create purchase orders in collaboration with suppliers.

  • Liaise with National and Regional Offices to receive contracts.

  • Develop monitoring system for contracts and renewals.

Internship Position #2:

  • Perform data analytics and reporting of Global Supply Chain data.

  • Maintain and update Global Supply Chain Management Web page.

  • Develop communication content for GSCM projects and community of practice.

  • Assist with other projects as needed.

Governance Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Current college student or recent college graduate.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Business Administration, International Development, Political Science, Public Administration/Policy, Spanish.

The Governance Department is actively working with National Offices and their boards to support their oversight structures and decision making.

The intern will:

  • Utilize writing and creativity to develop a variety of resources such as short e-learning courses, case studies and other templates and tools that will be used by board members world-wide for training and development. Intern will

  • analyze existing resources to develop materials. Ability to create graphics and presentation visuals and learn new software programs is beneficial.

  • Review and analysis of existing governance resources to contribute to a comprehensive online resource library and an archival version that will be available to boards and National Office staff worldwide.

  • Assist with correspondence with National Office board contacts to research and collect board information, including member composition, meetings documents and evidence of performance.

  • Develop of useful presentations and other resources for department.

  • *Spanish language skills are desirable as many of the resources are created for the Latin American National Offices, however this is not mandatory.

Talent Acquisition Intern, People & Culture (HR):

  • Eligible Candidates: Recent college graduate, graduate student/completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Communications, Organisational Development, Psychology, Human Resources, Business, English/Writing, International Studies.

World Vision's Talent Acquisition department is seeking an intern for this fall to help us with a project designed to strengthen and greatly expand our Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs (HEA) talent pipeline. We need to be prepared to staff up to 8 Category III emergencies (man-made or natural disasters that impact over one million people) simultaneously across the globe. To be able to respond to multiple emergencies effectively; we need to grow our on-call roster of emergency and relief development professionals. The person in this role would help with the expansion of the pipeline through the sourcing, screening, knowledge management and cataloguing of HEA talent worldwide. This person can, in a very tangible way, assist World Vision in saving lives.

HR Operations Intern, People & Culture (HR):

  • Eligible Candidates: Recent college graduate, graduate student/completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Communications, Organisational Development, Psychology, Human Resources, Business, English/Writing, International Studies.

People & Culture is the global human resources function serving the World Vision Partnership. The mission of People & Culture is to support the total operation of World Vision in meeting our goals for children and communities through our most valuable assets - our people. In meeting these goals we need several projects to support our staff in their strategic departmental goals.

The following are internship projects aligned:

  • Sexual Harassment Training - Research, recommend findings and implement a training program that needs to be monitored and evaluated for California compliance.

  • Proposed Alternative Work Week Schedule - WVI has proposed an alternative schedule and must be approved by a two-thirds vote of the affected employees in the work unit. The vote must be conducted by secret ballot at the workplace. At least 14 days prior to the vote, the employer must disclose in writing and hold a meeting regarding effects of the alternative workweek on the employees' wages, hours and benefits. Intern must implement this vote amongst our nonexempt staff based in California.

  • Drug Testing Facility - Research and recommend a drug testing facility that is US based and can meet WVI needs per the Drug and Alcohol policy.