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Summer 2018 World Vision Interns (Federal Way, WA)

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.

SUMMER 2018 WORLD VISION INTERNSHIPS (Federal Way, WA)

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: May 14, 2018 – August 10, 2018

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

Hours: Full-time and part-time opportunities are available (24-40 hours/week)

Location: Internships will be based in Los Angeles (Federal Way, WA)

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

SUMMER 2018 INTERNSHIPS (Federal Way, WA)

Child Health and Nutrition Impact Study (CHNIS) Research Intern (2 positions)

Position #1 CHNIS Research Intern – Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Focus

Position #2 CHNIS Research Intern – Maternal and Child Nutrition Focus

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current college student, graduate student or completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Public Health, Global Health, Mobile Health, Maternal and Newborn Child Health and Nutrition, Social Science.

The CHNIS Research Intern will serve as a research assistant to accelerate the preparation of several scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-review journals based on the results of the Child Health and Nutrition Impact Study (see https://www.wvi.org/health/child-health-and-nutrition-impact-study).

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct thematically focused literature reviews. Prepare annotated bibliography and consolidate archive of pdf versions for sharing with co-author teams. Collaborate to draft background section of publication as required.

  • Collaborate to conduct descriptive analyses and prepare data visualizations as appropriate for each publication project (strong Excel skills required; experience preparing graphical summaries of data desired).

  • Assist with coordinating scientific co-author meetings and note taking as required.

  • Support lead authors to coordinate co-author input and review of draft manuscripts.

  • Draft abstract, results or other sections of manuscripts as appropriate given depth of engagement on manuscript preparation process.

  • Optional: participate in an intensive writing retreat to support the manuscript preparation process as feasible given scheduling, budgetary and logistical constraints.

Child Protection and Participation Intern:

Eligible Candidates:

  • Graduate student or completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: International Development, Theology, Communications, Social Studies (i.e. Migration Studies, Middle Eastern Studies).

World Vision aims to spark a global movement with our church partners to improve the lives of children on the move, a term which encompasses all children who have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced across borders (refugees) or within the borders of their own countries (internally displaced). We will develop an evidence-based conceptual framework and build a plan for action – prevention, response, awareness raising, and advocacy for the protection of children on the move. A key moment this year will be the Global Church Partners Forum to be held in Rome in October 2018. We are looking for individuals passionate about children’s rights, child protection, and the role of the church.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the evidence-based framework – collecting, reviewing, analyzing reports, academic papers, and evaluations.

  • Developing the advocacy agenda – monitoring media outlets, tracking global processes such as the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees and the World Humanitarian Summit, high-level discussions with churches and faith groups, reading and analyzing briefs and opinion pieces.

  • Supporting key communications and administrative processes – communications platforms, registration, responding to requests for information. The ideal individual will have some knowledge of child protection, children on the move, and the positive role of the church and faith communities in preventing root causes, responding in humanitarian contexts, and advocacy efforts. They will have practical skills in collecting and analyzing information, using various communication platforms, and have excellent communication skills.

Digital Health Monitoring and Evaluation Intern:

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current college student, graduate student or completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Public Health, Global Health, Mobile Health, Maternal and Newborn Child Health, Social Science.

The Digital Health Monitoring and Evaluation intern will have the opportunity to initiate an annual data collection exercise to update an established global profile of Mobile Health (mHealth) deployments. The intern will foster learning and competency development among World Vision programme staff through general knowledge management work with emphasis on digital health (mHealth). In addition, the intern will support the thought leadership profile of World Vision’s mHealth work.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

Update Global mHealth Summary (professionally designed 2-page overview) and factsheets describing all country-level mHealth deployments:

  • Prepare and deploy data collection tool to gather basic information about all mHealth deployments. Initiate data validation with country teams as needed. Compile data summaries per established formats.

  • Working with a World Vision publications manager, coordinate publication projects to ensure that design and content is reviewed by subject matter experts appropriately. Coordinate review and sign off processes for all publication products.

  • Complete preparation of country factsheets using a pre-designed template.

Conduct knowledge management activities including:

  • Monitor newly released resources useful for World Vision ICT programming linked to Health and Nutrition or other sector work. This may include toolkits or programming/M&E guidance, learning/training opportunities, conferences or other fora. Promote the use of appropriate resources by compiling and sending 2-3 newsletters directed to an established list of individuals interested in ICT4D.

  • Support preparation, organization and execution of mHealth Interest Group Meetings.

  • Support coordination and logistical needs for the delegation of World Vision representatives attending the Global Digital Health Forum in Dec 2018.

  • Gather logistical information and prepare briefing memo for delegates.

  • Prepare presentation/side meeting tracker.

  • Collaborate to update delegate briefing package.

Digital Properties Intern:

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current college student, recent college graduate, graduate student or completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Marketing, Graphic Design, Communications.

World Vision International's Digital Properties Team manages external audience channels, such as WVI.org and our social media accounts. Our goal is to create a focused, purposeful, and engaging connection between online audiences and World Vision's work across the globe.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Website management; including account management, personnel training, and existing content review.

  • Website user experience analysis; working in Google Analytics to review WVI.org's user analytics.

  • Copywriting for blogs, sector work and various campaigns.

  • Graphic design work (desired) for website graphics, infographics and images.

  • Website best practice training guide development.

Global Health and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Intern:

Eligible Candidates:

  • Graduate student or completed graduate program.

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Public Health, Global Health, Communications, International Development.

World Vision's Sustainable Health team comprises the sectors of health, nutrition and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene). The global team focuses on setting programming strategy; documenting learning and good practices; and external engagement.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting interviews and write case studies to document good practices in World Vision's Health and WASH work.

  • Designing and reviewing internal and external web pages to promote quality content.

  • Working with technical staff to develop guidance documents to support the WASH Project Model.

  • Supporting the Global Health Sector Approach Review through staff surveys and programme data analysis.

Marketing and Communications Systems Intern:

*This position can be located in either Monrovia, California or Federal Way, Washington

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current undergraduate, recent graduate, graduate student

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media, Photography, Videography, Graphic Design, Computer Science/Technology (Database Optimization, Search Engine, and Metadata Tagging)

World Vision's Team Content is responsible for the storage of over 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.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Project research and analysis of content use and patterns

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

  • Assist with improving the Digital Asset Management system to better meet user needs

  • Develop training materials for new technologies/systems

Storytelling and Content Intern:

*This position can be located in either Monrovia, California or Federal Way, Washington

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current undergraduate, recent graduate, graduate student

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media, Editorial Work, Photography, Videography

World Vision's Content and Storytelling team is responsible for a digital library with thousands of stories with more than 300,000 images and videos. Presently, our team is undertaking an editorial review of these assets to refine the quality of the library and to highlight the best content.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Searching through the library, highlighting content for use by our staff in future campaigns.

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

  • Applying appropriate tags that match the subject of the content

Video Editing/Film Intern:

Eligible Candidates:

  • Current undergraduate, recent graduate, graduate student

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Film/Videography, Communications, Journalism/Media, Graphic Design, Photograph

World Vision constantly gathers high definition, top-quality video footage featuring our work in the field. The intern will be responsible for reviewing footage from prior trips and editing together thematic b-roll collections and will upload these files to our global library (ie: “smiling children from Uganda,” or “Cambodia health clinic”). By editing the raw footage into short, excellent b-roll clips, the footage will be easier to use and will be more accessible in the global library. This intern will allow our teams to make better use of existing footage, avoid duplicate trips to the field, and will assist our advocacy and fundraising efforts.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing archived footage from previous projects and extracting key clips that can be used in other projects.

  • Streamline the archive by creating thematic b-roll clips that will be used in future projects.

  • Exporting final projects into web-resolution files.

  • Uploading files created to the Global Digital Asset Management library for use by staff worldwide.