The Africa Center is currently seeking an intern to help with market research and preparations for its strategic and programming plans. The intern’s responsibilities will include:
Research: Identify, quantify, and describe the community of civic, private sector, and cultural actors engaging in Africa-related activity in NYC, Africa, and elsewhere to create
a robust database.
Plan Development: In collaboration with staff and consultants, distill research on Africa-related activity to develop models of programming that complement and amplify existent activity, develop marketing and outreach plans, as well as methodologies for evaluation.
Reports: Synthesize research and interview transcripts into narrative form and reports for inclusion in an organizational strategic plan.
Internships are unpaid positions. Candidates should be able to commit to a minimum of two days (or 16 hours) per week for a period of approximately four months. Academic credit is available.
The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication; flexibility handling diverse tasks; strong research, writing and editing skills; full professional proficiency in English; proficiency with Microsoft Office; an interest in African business, policy and culture; and be reliable and punctual. Internships are open to students of junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students and postgraduates. Open to all majors but preference given to African Studies, International Relations and MBA students.
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