Academics Stand Against Poverty Offering Exciting Range of Internships

21 Nov

asap orangeAcademics Stand Against Poverty is an international professional association that focuses on helping academics increase their positive impact on severe poverty. It does so by promoting collaboration among poverty-focused academics, effective outreach to policy makers and broader public audiences, and by helping academics turn their expertise into impact through specific intervention projects.

ASAP are currently seeking exceptionally talented and motivated students from around the world to join the ASAP team this winter.   ASAP interns will join a global network of poverty scholars mobilising academic research to improve poverty policy and development practice. Whether contributing articles to Impact: Global Poverty, developing the ASAP website, or fundraising for ASAP projects, interns will help turn academic expertise into impact while gaining research and leadership skills.

In addition to completing work directly related to ASAP’s projects and internal operations, interns will have the opportunity to participate in a weekly poverty and development discussion group and web-based trainings in organizational leadership and will be expected to attend at least one academic conference in their area.

ASAP are currently looking for the following intern positions: IT, Communications, Fundraising, Graphic Design, and Research on Institutional Reform

Internships may be carried out remotely or in person in New Haven, Connecticut. Internships last for three months, with a possibility of renewal, and involve an average of 5-10 hours of work per week. Please note ASAP internships are all unpaid.

Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. Expected start date:  1st December 2013.

For further information on ASAP and details on how to apply please see here.

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