Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.
Abt Associates seeks bright, talented, and intellectually curious students to add to our talent pipeline. As a paid intern in the International Development Division, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience while being exposed to challenging projects and learning from some of the top experts in the field. Interns will be exposed to a depth and breadth of expertise and knowledge through events and programs.At this time we anticipate our internships will be remote, and candidates can be located anywhere in the United States.
The Summer Internship Program at Abt Associates is 10 weeks, beginning June 7th through August 13th, 2021. Interns must be able to work full time (40 hours per week) for the duration of the program.
This internship will support a global health system strengthening project with country-based and global programs involving knowledge-leadership and research.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Provide support to the communications team of the USAID-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus project.
Write and edit web stories
Develop social media content, including messages, graphics, and videos
Monitor performance of social media and email marketing
Upload resources to the website
Support logistics for events: maintain a checklist, compile presentations, manage the agenda, proof slide decks
Assist with preparation for meetings, including scheduling
Support administrative needs such as organizing project documents and files and other tasks as needed
Is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level degree program
Ideal candidates will have academic or work experience in public health, international development, communications, or a related field
Strong writing and communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Canva is a plus
Proficiency in Spanish, French, Arabic or other foreign language is desirable
Program Minimum Qualifications
Has completed at least two years of college coursework
Has excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Is available to work full-time throughout the 10 week internship
Is eligible to work in the United States
Transitioning military are encouraged to apply
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this position will be based as a telecommuter for the foreseeable future. Only when Abt reopens offices to all employees will there be an expectation that new hires return to the geographical office to which they were hired.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
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