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Internships & Volunteering

Internship & Volunteering Opportunities

Relief International offers exceptional opportunities for internships. As a volunteer or intern you will be able to take what you’ve learned in university and use it to make a practical contribution towards our mission.

Opportunities range from paid to unpaid head office and international internships, including positions at entry, junior, and senior levels. All internships require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week for a minimum period of 3 months. Hands-on learning experiences are available in: program research and development, operational support, fundraising, public relations, graphics, web design, information technology, administration, accounting, human resources and logistics, and other areas.

Open Positions - Internships & Volunteering (US/UK)

Location

All Locations
Afghanistan
Africa
Bangladesh
Ethiopia
France
Ghana
Global
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kenya
Lebanon
Myanmar/Burma
Nigeria
Pakistan
Philippines
Remote
Somalia
South Sudan
Sudan
Syria
Turkey
UK
UK - London
USA
USA - Los Angeles, CA
USA - Washington, DC
Yemen

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Position Summary: 

The HR / OD&T Intern will support the Human Resources – Organizational Development and Training Unit by performing administration and data analysis functions for the RI Academy LCMS. This internship will provide the Intern with experience in the five aspects of training; assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation and provide experience managing a learning-content management system. Skills to be acquired include:

  • SmartSheet and Excel analytics and data representation
  • Design and development using Articulate 360 eLearning software
  • Analysis of various tool sets and ability to discriminate between them to determine best usage
  • Evaluation techniques and best practice
  • Analysis of various learning management system platforms

In addition the HR / OD&T Intern will monitor and maintain the Internship program, recruiting, interviewing, and helping in the selection process of interns for all US Based Global Support Office Departments as needed.  Skills to be acquired include:

  • Identifying value added skills in the content of a variety of resumes
  • Communication skills
  • Recruitment, selection and processing of new personnel

Relief International is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible. Please feel free to submit your resume and contact information at any point but keep in mind that we assign internships based on availability.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

OD&T Support

  • Monitor the Learning Management System (LMS) and provide technical support for field HR Managers for tasks such as staff registration, enrollment and account closures.
  • Ensure the LMS roster is accurate by ensuring these processes are completed within a week of hire or separation from RI and by consulting with HR Managers world-wide.
  • Produce, analyze, and present training outcomes for quarterly progress reports.
  • Design and develop e-learning projects, user guides and resources, videos, and other development projects.
  • Help with special projects as needed.

Internship Program Administration and Support

  • Support the Internship Development Program by posting positions, screening applicants, setting interviews, maintaining status trackers, ensuring performance reviews are done in a timely manner, and other related activities.
  • Follow up with individual interns and their mentors to ensure that an effective learning experience is in place and that interns are happy with their experience.
  • Administer orientation and exit interviews with interns and maintain proper e-files on Box.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate students will be considered (prefer candidates working towards a degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Adult Education or Training, Research and Analysis or an equivalent study)
  • Some proficiency in Excel, understanding of databases and capable of adapting to complex applications/computer programs.
  • Analytical and methodical. Must be an independent thinker, creative and not hesitant to suggest challenges, solutions or pose questions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience with superior attention to detail.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks for completion in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
  • Dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • 20-30 hours a week; M-F varied schedule

Salary: Unpaid, possible academic credit available.

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Human Resources Intern (Benefits and Payroll)

USA

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Assist with leave requests, and time sheet approvals
  • Work with supervisor on the tracking of employee leave time
  • Create benefit folder for new employees
  • Assist with the enrollment and termination of insurance coverage for staff
  • Preparing electronic ID cards of medical insurance for new employees
  • File time sheet and leave request forms
  • Assist with tracking of employee leave time
  • Help the HR team with special projects as needed.
  • Posting of Job Openings

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate must be Detail Oriented
  • Must have advanced MS Excel skills
  • Requires analytical thinking skills and time management
  • Must be cooperative
  • Know how to take initiative, and think creatively
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Must be dependable and carry a professional demeanor
  • 15 hours minimum; M-F varied schedule
  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

Salary: Unpaid

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

The Human Resources – Surge Roster Intern

USA

The Human Resources – Surge Roster Intern, will gain hands-on experience in human resources processes and best practices. The Surge Roster objectives are to provide professionals to work for Relief International’s four sectors of international development – economic opportunity (livelihoods), education, health and WASH along with mainstreaming of protection, and when appropriate, cash transfer programming. It is critical to the mobilization not only of Development Programs but for the immediate mobilization of Emergency Response programs as well. This position will learn about the Development Sectors, and programming approaches as well as the competencies required to qualify for the Surge Roster. The intern will screen resumes and map competencies to current programming across 18+ countries, located in Africa, Middle East and Asia.

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Instructional Design Intern

USA

The Intern will support the Human Resources – Organizational Development and Training function by designing and developing training presentations, specifically e-Learning products. Intern will be responsible for ensuring that products are loaded onto the learning and content management system and will administer and maintain the system for the duration of the internship.   This experience will build a training product portfolio, enable the application of ISD theory and methodology and provide experience with the development and implementation of a LCMS. 

Relief International is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible. Please feel free to submit your resume and contact information at any point but keep in mind that we assign internships based on availability.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Use instructional design and development methodologies to create e-learning products.
  • Use authorware to produce interactive, motivational and engaging training products.
  • Support the implementation and administration of the LCMS.
  • Help with special projects as needed.

Qualifications & requirements:

  • An understanding of asynchronous delivery for global workforce
  • Familiarization with development authorware required (experience with Articulate, Captivate, Blackboard, Cornerstone on Demand preferred).
  • Familiarization with learning and content management systems.
  • Dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a Team
  • 15 hours minimum; M-F varied schedule
  • Professional demeanor
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Second language desired

Salary: Unpaid

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Legal Intern

USA - WASHINGTON, DC

Legal interns are crucial contributors to Relief International. This office is responsible for providing high quality, cost-efficient, legal and related services to our projects throughout the world.

The General Counsel (GC) offers challenging and diverse work assignments for legal interns. The GC handles a wide variety of legal issues including commercial co-ventures, nonprofit tax, contracts, employment and labor, corporate law, sanctions and overall risk management.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal memoranda, contracts, and other legal documents
  • Participate in meetings with international staff, legislative and regulatory meetings and other projects
  • Attend legal training offered through local opportunitie
POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

IT Intern

USA USA - LOS ANGELES, CA

Position responsibilities and duties include providing day-to-day technical support and guidance to local users, creating and maintaining email user accounts and groups, creating and maintaining user accounts and group policies in Active Directory, configuring and setting up workstations and laptops, as well as helping the IT manager and officer to research for new IT projects.

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Human Resources Intern (Generalist)

USA USA - LOS ANGELES, CA

The Human Resources Intern will report directly to the Senior Human Resources Generalist, and will occasionally assist other team members with a wide range of projects related to Human Resources Operations and Administration including: compliance and employee relations. This internship is designed to provide exposure to a variety of Human Resources initiatives that will help the Intern gain knowledge and provide direct corporate experience at Relief International.

POSTED
INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Human Resources (Organizational Development and Training) Intern

USA - WASHINGTON, DC USA

The HR (Organizational Development and Training) Intern will support the Human Resources – Organizational Development and Training Unit by performing administration and data analysis functions for the RI Academy. This internship will provide the Intern with experience in the five aspects of training; assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation and provide experience managing a learning-content management system.

POSTED
Bangladesh. Rachel Elkind/RI

Internships & Volunteering (International)

To apply for our international internships and volunteer positions, please fill out a general application form.