Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is pleased to announce its paid Internship Program. Interns gain practical work experience and support the work of our Communications, Development, Program, Human Resources (both for the field and the office), and Executive departments. Interns also gain a basic introduction to the field of international medical humanitarian aid and advocacy. All internships will take place in our New York office and will be paid at the rate of $10.00 per hour.
Reports to: Field HR Outreach Coordinator
Type of position: Intern, paid
Time Commitment: 20 hrs/week
Duration: 3–4 months
Location: New York City
Objective: To provide support to the FHR Outeach Coordinator and recruitment team while offering a practical learning experience to someone interested in NGO recruitment, international human resources, public events, and marketing.
Overview: The Recruitment Events Intern will have a role in planning and preparing the department's recruitment activities, speaking events, and targeted talks, including national and regional conferences. This is a hands-on position, offering the opportunity to become familiar with the tools through which MSF communicates its recruitment message to the general public. The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects, while providing logistical and administrative support to the Field HR Recruitment team.
An undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in event planning, human resources, research, or marketing would be best suited for this position.
The Recruitment Events Intern will be expected to perform the following tasks:
- Project-based planning, including research into outreach to target audiences, preparation and logistical support of recruitment events and activities, and coordinating materials for speaking events, webinars, and other presentations (70%).
- Administrative support to Outreach Coordinator, Outreach Recruitment Officers, and Recruitment Assistant (30%).
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