The Aspen Institute, founded in 1950, is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering enlightened leadership and open-minded dialogue. Through seminars, policy programs, conferences and leadership development initiatives, the Institute and its international partners seek to promote nonpartisan inquiry and an appreciation for timeless values. The Institute is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Its international network includes partner Aspen Institutes in Berlin, Rome, Lyon, Tokyo, and New Delhi, and leadership programs in Africa and Central America.
Aspen Innovators Group
The Aspen Global Innovators Group widens access to health and prosperity for people living at the world’s margins. Our network of innovators brings overlooked challenges into plain sight, then creates programs, policies and partnerships to address them. Its breakthrough programs include: New Voices Fellowship, which brings expert voices from emerging countries into the global development discussion; AMP Health, which works with health leaders in under-resourced countries advancing to the last mile; the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, supporting the world’s most untapped start-up community; and Spotlight for Health, a premier creative forum on health at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Overview of Responsibilities:
This position will work with Aspen Innovator’s New Voices Fellowship. The Fellowship is a groundbreaking initiative designed to bring more expert voices from the developing world into the global development discussion. It offers development experts from Africa and other parts of the developing world a year-long program of media support, training, research and writing under the guidance of experienced mentors and trainers. Read more here.
Aspen Innovators is seeking an organized, self-starting intern with strong detail orientation and research and communication skills to work closely with the program staff and support New Voices program activities. Ideally, the intern will possess a familiarity with issues around international development, media and communications.
Essential duties will include:
Monitoring and evaluation assistance
Research, drafting and editing
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