Spring 2020 Program Associate, Society for International Development – Washington (Washington, DC)


An internship at SID-Washington is an invaluable opportunity for young people interested in pursuing a career in international development. As a Program Associate, you will meet high-level professionals with years of experience in the field and in Washington, DC – perhaps even your future employer!

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Perform general administrative duties (including answering phones, handling mail, drafting correspondence, etc.)
  • Work closely with our programmatic coordinators to do the following:
  •  Assist with program development and planning for SID-Washington’s numerous workgroupso   Assist with preparations for SID-Washington’s Career Fair and Annual Conference

    o   Assist with planning for SID-Washington’s special and chapter events

    o   Write summaries of Chapter activities and events to be published on our website

  • Develop outreach materials
  • Support the SID-Washington staff in providing deliverables to SID-Washington Board of Directors committees
  • Assist with various communications initiatives including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and website maintenance


  • Academic and/or work experience in international development and/or event planning preferred
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, pay meticulous attention to detail, and work well on a small team
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently, while also being receptive to direction
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment and retain a positive outlook under pressure
  • Strong commitment, including ability to take on limited overtime
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Very strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Connect, and HTML a plus
  • Ability to work full time with consideration towards course scheduling (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM or 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). SID-W requires a minimum of 32 hours


For more information and to apply, click here.

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