Oxfam America (OA) established the Private Sector Department (PSD) in order to channel the creativity, resources, and influence of the private sector to pro-poor ends. As a rare global development organization with private sector capacity, OA is a leader in corporate campaigning, innovative collaborations, and pro-poor private sector development. The department also supports private sector engagement on the following OA campaigns and advocacy priorities: inequality, accountable development finance, rights in crisis, economic justice, , and aid effectiveness.
Internship Overview: PSD provides internship opportunities to give students the unique opportunity to gain real world experience by working at our Global Headquarters in Boston, MA and our offices in Washington DC in the areas of development, human rights, corporate responsibility and international law. Interns are expected to work full-time.
The Intern will have the opportunity to:
The Intern will work closely with PSD staff to help meet goals. Intern assignments will vary, but the core duties include work related to corporate research and ethical screening of companies.
Key responsibilities include:
Broader team support
The intern will become staff for the duration of the internship. The intern will be expected to attend the office 35 hours per week, during normal business hours between 9am and 5pm (excepting holidays), and to apply the same standards of work and professional attitudes as we expect from a regular beginning OA employee.
QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS:
Experience and Core Competencies:
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