Banyan Global

  • Gender Intern

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Banyan Global is recruiting an intern to support its international development programs. The intern will be exposed broadly to the work of an international development consulting firm by providing support to operations, as well as Banyan Global’s gender practice including the newly awarded Gender Integration Technical Assistance task order under the Advancing the Agenda of Gender Equality IDIQ which provides on-demand, rapid response short-term technical assistance to USAID missions and bureaus, and other company development. The intern will also be working on the We3 project. WE3 TA is a two-year task order that allows the USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment, Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (E3/GenDev) to access technical services to increase operating units’ ability to recognize, analyze and address women’s economic empowerment and equality constraints and opportunities.


    This Banyan Global internship requires a minimum of 3 months and 20-25 hours per week (preferably over 2-3 days per week if possible). Anticipated start is the end of September 2018. 


    Applicants should submit their application, including cover letter and resume on our website ( ). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer.


    • Interns will gain a deeper understanding of the gender dimensions and constraints in numerous sectors. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research focusing on the gender dimensions and constraints in areas such as access to finance, economic policy, trade, and enterprise development.
    • Interns will gain program management skills; will be responsible for maintaining gender project files in hard and soft copy; and assisting with the implementation of project management systems.
    • Interns will be mentored to expand their knowledge of international development. They will gain skills and experience in USAID proposal development, program management, and project compliance and regulations.
    • Interns will have the opportunity to assist with the development of proposals for new business. This may include conducting background research and summaries of the relevant literature; assist and manage the recruitment of technical specialists and international consultants; identify local resource firms for partnerships on specific USAID proposals; and editing and formatting proposals.


    • Interns should have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and strong attention to detail;
    • Must have a strong interest and relevant coursework/extracurricular experience in international development, economics, and gender;
    • Strong research and writing skills;
    • Previous administrative experience, international experience, and/or language skills are preferred;
    • Current undergraduate and graduate students, or recent graduates  


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