Business Development Intern

Women for Women International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Mar 14

Position description

In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 447,000 women in 8 conflict- affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.

The Summer 2017 Business Development Intern will assist the Global Programs Unit in business development by researching USG funding agencies and other donors, assist in proposal development tasks and conduct research for new business opportunities. The intern will contribute to specific projects under the supervision of the Business Development Director. The internship will require 15-20 hours per week; a $10 daily stipend will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students looking to obtain additional experience in the not-for-profit space, and the inner workings on an international nonprofit grassroots women’s development organization.

Job Responsibilities

The list below indicates the types of Business Development projects on which the intern might work -

 Background research for business development;

 Compiling information about potential NGO and funding partners for Country offices;

 Assist the Global Programs Unit in business development;

 Support input and analysis of data in our monitoring and evaluation system as well as

program log frames;

 Liaise with other departments such as marketing, development and communications;

and as needed;

 Participate in business development related meetings, and conduct follow-up.

 Undergraduate or Graduate student in international development or a related field (Master’s preferred);

  Strong research and critical thinking skills. 

  Experience working with data. Experience using STATA a strong plus. 

  Ability to work interdependently and communicate with people. 

  Experience working in an office environment.


Undergraduate or Graduate student in international development or a related field (Master’s preferred); 

Strong research and critical thinking skills; 

Ability to work interdependently and communicate with people; 

Experience working in an office environment.

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