Summer Internship, International Development Group – Arlington, VA

International Development Group LLC (IDG) ( is seeking highly motivated Master’s students as full and/or part time interns to join our dynamic Internship Program. Based in IDG’s home office in Arlington, VA, our Internship Program offers opportunities to work alongside an energetic group of professionals on projects designed to gain hands-on experience in the rewarding and challenging profession of international development.

International Development Group LLC (IDG) assists donors, governments, and the private sector to achieve sustainable, broad-based economic development and poverty reduction that makes a real and measurable impact for communities and countries around the globe. We achieve these goals through capacity building of individuals and institutions in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, fostering synergies between local knowledge and international experience.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

• Provide support for new business development such as recruitment, proposal development;
• Assist with program logistics, including arrangements for airfare and hotel, visas, meeting schedules, and briefing books for traveling IDG staff and consultants;
• Coordinate proposal efforts, including proposal production;
• Assist in organizing document archives of IDG programs on SharePoint;
• Conduct research for bids and capture planning;
• Provide support for ongoing international development projects, including in sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe
• Perform other duties as assigned by their supervisor.


• Applicants in the process of obtaining his/her Master’s degree (or recent Master’s graduates) in field relevant to international development a plus; Bachelor’s degree candidates will be considered;
• A minimum of 1 relevant internship experience is highly preferred;
• High degree of organization, attention to detail, and skill at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks;
• Ability to work as a part of a team;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite;
• Strong communications, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills; excellent report writing abilities required; and
• Professional proficiency in other languages preferred.

Please apply by May 31st at or send a CV and cover letter to We will hire at least two interns on a rolling basis to begin work mid-May through early-June. Please contact Hilary Eaton at for more information

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