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Publishing Intern Innovation for Change I4C

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Counterpart International, Inc.

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Arlington, VA

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\u003cp\u003eCounterpart International (CPI) helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community.\u0026nbsp; We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. The project the multimedia intern would be focusing on is called Innovation for Change (I4C).\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eI4C is a global network of people and organizations who want to connect, partner and learn together to defend and strengthen civic space and overcome restrictions to our basic freedoms of assembly, association and speech. We are a community-led network inspired by ideas, methods, and technologies from across different sectors. We work together on advocacy, research, network building, education and training, fundraising, digital literacy and technology development.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eCounterpart International is seeking with highly motivated and creative candidates for a paid part-time, four-month internship with responsibilities. The Publishing Intern will provide programmatic and administrative support for I4C\u0026rsquo;s content department, while contributing to projects and department strategic goals. The intern will be exposed to many educational opportunities including gaining experience in fact-checking articles,\u0026nbsp; case studies, profiles, original research and copy editing using tracked changes in Google Docs, Word, proofreading using Adobe Acrobat mark-up tools, and using Associated Press (AP) and Modern Language Association (MLA) styles.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eThis is a part-time, paid internship position based in Arlington, VA. This position will report to the Senior Innovation Specialist. The initial period for the internship is four months with the possibility to extend.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; The internship is structured to provide young and aspiring professionals with practical experience and hard-skill building and add content to their professional portfolios.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePrimary Responsibilities \u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eThe intern\u0026rsquo;s primary responsibility will be to:\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eI4C communication products: fact-checking articles, entry-level writing assignments, stock art image collection;\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eCreate a weekly digest of social innovation research, case studies and profiles to share with seven innovation centers and the supporting network;\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eInnovation Toolkits and Lab materials: assist with creation of presentations, editing toolkits and innovation lab materials, as well as writing blogs for\u0026nbsp;\u003ca href=\u0022http://innovationforchange.net/\u0022 target=\u0022_blank\u0022 rel=\u0022noopener noreferrer\u0022\u003einnovationforchange.net\u003c/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAnnual and quarterly reporting editing: Program editing, content coordination and review, proof correction checks.\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eQualifications\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eQualified candidates for this paid internship will be able to work five (5) days a week (max 29 hours) and will have the following qualifications:\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRequired:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eA./B.S in relevant field, currently in school or have equivalent and relevant work experience;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to work independently, as well as proactively seek out information from diverse groups and collaborate as a strong team player to create new processes and resolve issues.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eStrong internet and computer software skills, including MS Office Suite programs, and web-based research tools; \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to quickly, accurately, and efficiently learn editing tools and software;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to meet deadlines;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCollaborative attitude and sense of teamwork;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, including in operating in a fast-paced environment and managing competing priorities;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEligible to work in the United States;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFluency in English with strong writing skills.\u0026nbsp; \u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eYou don\u0026rsquo;t need to be proficient in all of these, but you should know a section of them, and be willing and able to learn others.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePreferred:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePrior experience with USAID;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eExperience and/or knowledge of innovation and civil society.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e
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Counterpart International, Inc.
Website : http://www.counterpart.org

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