Are you currently studying Political Science or recently graduated? Oxfam America is looking for candidates like you for their office in Washington, DC. You could join their Campaign Team and support their work to fight global poverty.

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Organization: Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. Oxfam’s approach is about tackling the conditions that cause poverty in the first place, rather than the distribution of material goods.

 

Duty Station: Washington, DC

Open To: The ideal candidate should have, or be pursuing, an undergraduate or graduate degree in Political Science, International Affairs, or a related field, or have equivalent work experience.

 

Timeframe: This job offer is expected to start July 2019 and end in December 2019.

 

Deadline: not specificated.

 

Job description:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Campaigns team in the coordination and logistics of events and moments as needed;
  • Provide logistic, administrative, and technical support to special projects and campaigns as needed;
  • Conduct research that will support the campaigns as needed;
  • Track information and measure impact of program work;
  • Draft communication documents for internal and external purposes.

EXPECTATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

  • Works effectively and collaboratively in support of building a team-based culture of work;
  • Performs all duties appropriately for a multi-cultural environment, treating all persons with dignity and respect;
  • Becomes familiar with and committed to Oxfam America’s mission and goals;
  • Time Commitment: 35 hours/week.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Interest and knowledge of issue and advocacy campaigning;
  • Ability to work well with others;
  • Strong organizational skills, professionalism, and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Interest in global social justice issues;
  • High level of personal energy and commitment;
  • Familiarity with Access database and Excel spreadsheets is helpful;
  • Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, an excellent listener, and a good organizer with a strong commitment to social justice.

Preferred:

 

  • Knowledge of the field of international development and human rights;
  • Ability to write and speak another language.

 

Wage/Fees: paid.

 

Application process: fill the form on the job offer webpage with your personal data, CV and other useful documents.

 

Useful links:  

Job Offer

Oxfam America

 

Contact Information:

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edited by Riccardo Testa

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Do you aim to work to promote critical research that theorises and provides understanding of poverty in a global context? Apply now for the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and you will have the opportunity to work in an international environment as part of CROP's administrative Secretariat in Bergen!

 

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Organization: The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) Secretariat is located at the University of Bergen and has been established to promote research that provides a deep understanding of poverty and its causes in a global context. In consultation with the CROP Scientific Committee, it is responsible for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty. CROP has two institutional sponsors, the University of Bergen and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and in 2009 the ISSC signed an agreement which incorporated CROP into the university's academic and administrative environment. Through projects, working groups and fellows, CROP’s Scientific Committee, emanates periodically publications, communications and events that helps researchers to understand the causes of poverty and how to defeat it

 

Duty Station: Bergen, Norway

 

Open to: College students

 

Timeframe: Internships are available throughout the year (except July and August), from 2 to 6 months

 

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1

 

Job Description: Successful candidates will take part to the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted by the University of Bergen (UiB) and tasks performed by interns will vary according to the needs and ongoing projects of CROP. Ideally, interns will:

- create content for social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube)  

- organise and attending meetings, workshops or conferences  

- draft reports and general administrative documents  

- research information for reports

- lead video and web editing

 

Qualification: Applicants should have the following qualifications

- be university students whose home institutions will give them credit for the time spent at CROP (for examples through the Erasmus+ programme)

- have a relevant educational background in Social Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations

- have excellent English language skills (spoken and written Level C1)

- knowledge of other languages is an advantage

 

Wage/Fees: Not provided

 

Application process: Candidates must send their cv and documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Useful Links:

Link at the call

 

Contact information:

CROP Secretariat,

P.O. Box 7800, 5020

Bergen, NORWAY.

Phone +47 55 58 97 44

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