**This Internship is Located in Washington, DC**
Overseas Programming and Training Support Intern
About the Organization:
The Office of Overseas Programming & Training Support (OPATS) is responsible for providing training, programming, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management support to all Peace Corps programs worldwide. OPATS staff provide support both directly and virtually to Peace Corps posts.
The office is divided into four units: Training, Programming & Evaluation, Overseas Professional Development, and Knowledge & Learning. Specialists in each of these units are engaged in analyzing needs, designing solutions, developing educational materials, and implementing staff development to better support currently serving volunteers in meeting the Peace Corps’ three goals: Helping the people of host countries in meeting their need for trained men and women; Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served; Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
The intern will support primary projects and the work of OPATS staff members. Each staff member will provide clear, detailed, and specific instructions for needed tasks. Because intern work is based on the projects our staff are working on, tasks will vary but may include:
Development and production of training materials
Organization, cleaning, and analysis of Peace Corps project data
Editing and standards checking of publications
Preparations for events, including training workshops, presentations, and discussion groups
Editing of internal intranet content
Other clerical support (printing, photocopying, collating, filing, etc.)
Experience with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Internships are unpaid. However interns are eligible for WMATA transportation benefits to cover the cost of travel to and from Peace Corps headquarters each day