Job with CARE: Learning and Development Intern

Learning and Development Intern


Work Location: US – Atlanta, GA


CARE USA has an opening for a Learning & Development Intern in the Human Resources Department.  This intern will assist the Learning and Development Advisor in the day to day management of L&D programming, marketing of the programs, and be able to provide input into the creation of new programs.  It’s an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in Nonprofit Human Resources, Employee Development, People Management in a Global organization, Project Management, and/or Communications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft communications for and assist the Learning and Development Advisor in the project management of CARE’s year-long high potential leadership program
  • Assist with the logistics of scheduling and holding manager training workshops in the United States and globally
  • Assist in the project management and logistical coordination of our semi‐annual Country Office Leadership Orientation in coordination with HR and International programs and operations
  • Assist with the logistics of monthly US‐based new hire orientation and help brainstorm creative ideas for onboarding  new hires
  • Help manage our online Employee Recognition system and respond to inquiries, and help brainstorm and market new Employee Recognition opportunities.
  • Come up with creative ways to market our learning and development opportunities, including printed materials and simple website work
  • Contract management
  • Opportunity to provide input into the creation of new learning and development opportunities for CARE staff Please describe the deliverables that you will expect

Primary Skills:

  • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint)
  • Must pay close attention to details and be able to work well with diverse teams
  • Experience with Microsoft Office system required
  • Project Management experience and creative thinking skills desired
  • Experience with marketing and/or communications is a plus

Duration of Internship : 6 months with possibility of extension; May 2016 – November 201


Intern, JPO Programme, Human Resources Management

Contract Type: Internship
Closing date: 3 April 2016 – 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York
Job ID: N/A


This Internship is a non-remunerated post under the JPO Programme in the Talent Management Branch, Division for Human Resources at UNFPA Headquarters in New York.  The duration of the Internship is 4-6 months staring as soon as possible – 6 months ideal.  Full time (ideally).; unpaid.


UNFPA Strategic Plan and associated Business Model and the HR Transformation drive the mandate to enhance UNFPA Human Resource processes, services and culture and to enable delivery of the Strategic Plan.

UNFPA works with donor countries, including the engagement of nationals of these countries as Junior Programme Officers (JPOs) to provide them the opportunity to gain UNFPA experience, develop project management skills and build capacity.  The JPO programme is integral to UNFPA operations and is coordinated by the Division for Human Resources (DHR)’s Talent Management Branch.  UNFPA seeks an intern to work on projects within the JPO Coordination Office.

Under the overall guidance of the Chief, Talent Management Branch and the direct supervision of the JPO Human Resources Associate, the Intern will contribute to the development of client-oriented HR services and projects to support the JPO Programme.

A Workplan with outcomes for the duration of the Internship will be agreed upon. Regular meetings with the Intern, discussing processes and work-related outcomes will be held.

Tasks and responsibilities

Tasks and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Develop and/or improve the JPO working tools;
  • Set up a sustainable database for our JPO cohort;
  • Support orientation for new JPOs (June);
  • Support JPO Career Boot Camp for second-year JPOs (June);
  • Support career development for JPOs;
  • Assist in the development of Guidance Notes;
  • Prepare background documents for official business and/or mission travel;
  • Coordinate interview logistics for the JPO Programme; and
  • Support ad-hoc activities in Talent Management Branch;

Qualifications and Experience

Interns should meet the following requirements:

  • Active enrolment or completion of a university programme in human resources management, education, business, humanities or other related degree.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Flexible work attitude: the ability to work independently and productively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in particular, the ability to effectively communicate with people in a multicultural environment.
  • Coursework on human resources theory and practice would be an asset.

IT Skills

  • Google and MS Office Suites essential.
  • Full web literacy, desktop publishing and graphic design software, and familiarity with video interview technologies an asset.

Language Skills

  • Fluency in English is required.  Good working knowledge of French and/or Spanish an asset.
  • Advanced writing skills; strong editing, revising, and proofreading skills would be an asset.

Learning Elements

The internships is designed to complement studies in human resources management or related fields with practical experience.  Upon completion of the assignment, and depending on its duration, the Intern should be able to:

  1. Increase project management skills, specifically in human resources management.
  2. Understand the purpose behind and dynamics of human resources management.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
  4. Demonstrate increased understanding of UN development assistance, UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UNFPA mission and mandate.

How to Apply
Interested candidates please apply to the following web page:
At time of application please quote “JPO2016-A” in your motivation letter.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

SAGA Innovations – A Unique Opportunity for Michigan’s Students!


SAGA offers a unique opportunity for students who want to make a difference in the lives of students throughout Chicago and New York City.

SAGA Innovations is dedicated to transforming American public education by driving the expansion of the nationally recognized innovation of high-dosage, intensive daily tutoring. They partner with district public schools to provide students the opportunity to work with a qualified, engaging, full time tutor who tailors instruction to the needs of two students at a time. Fellows guarantee the academic success of students by focusing intently on individualizing instruction and building personal and meaningful relationships with their students.

The SAGA Fellowship is a great opportunity for a variety of students – those interested in education, those wanting to take a gap year, those interested in service work, and those wanting to do something meaningful before graduate school.

Learn more in the Saga Innovations Brochure!

Allison Hassing
Recruitment Manager

Expand Global Competence with WorldTeach

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Trying to make a decision about what to do after graduation? Maybe you know someone who needs a break from school?

Make the best of the year with one of WorldTeach’s most prized programs. WorldTeach China is a year-long program situated in one of the world’s most emergent cultures. WorldTeach Pacific programs  are also year-long and give volunteers the opportunity to truly experience education in one of the most remote parts of the world. Lastly, WorldTeach Summer Programs are now being offered in 6 unique locations around the world from South Africa to Nepal!

Sign up today or pay it forward to someone you care about.


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WorldTeach Summer Programs are perfect for immersing one’s self in teaching and learning in international contexts between school years or a change of career. With programs now being offered in Ecuador, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Poland, and South Africa, there’s certainly a summer program for everyone.

For more info, be sure to visit the WorldTeach Summer Programs page, and the webinar from last year. The application deadline for all Summer Programs is May 1st, so click the link below or send it to a friend today!

View the Summer Programs Page

Volunteering in the Pacific

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Pacific Programs include American Samoa, the Marshall Islands, and Micronesia(Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei). Located deep in the South Pacific Ocean, these programs are situated in some of the most remote areas of the world. But as some of WorldTeach’s longest standing programs, you’ll be making an impact at the crossroads of traditional island culture and the 21st century.

Interested already? Take a look at last year’s Pacific Programs Webinar. The application deadline is June 16th, so click the link below and forward it along today!

View the Programs Page

Volunteering in China

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China is a glorious place to volunteer teach. The Hunan Province, located in China’s Southeastern region, has a rich old history and a modern context for teaching and learning. Students of the Hunan Province just need teachers to challenge their English-speaking skills and support them through the process.

For another glimpse into the program offering be sure to check out last year’s China Webinar. The application deadline is May 1st, so click the link below or send it to a colleague today!

View the China Hunan Program Page

WorldTeach Webinars

Upcoming webinars will connect you to people on the ground doing what you want to do. Consider the following sessions to give you an in-depth view of your options.

China Program Webinar
Tuesday, April 5th

Pacific Programs Webinar
Tuesday, April 26th

If you have any questions, please email

Thrive Africa Student Volunteering Partnership

Student Volunteering Partnership

Thrive Africa is a Ghanaian based charity that provides opportunities to volunteer in Ghana on sustainable development projects and gain experience in the development sector. Our projects are developed with local stakeholders and implemented by our team, volunteers and stakeholders.

To date hundreds of volunteers have helped build 296 school libraries & provide sustainable incomes to over 200 caregivers of vulnerable children.

To learn more please visit the website: