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Internships with WCCN
2012-2013 Internship Opportunities with Working Capital for Community Needs
WCCN interns work in a productive capacity while furthering knowledge and skills in the field of international development. Internships are uncompensated and require onsite commitment. Internship terms are offered Spring, Summer and Fall.
2012-2013 Internship term schedule
Fall 2012: September through December, applications due August 29th. Early application is appreciated. Time commitment: 10 – 15 hours per week
Spring 2013: January through May, applications due January 15th. Early application is appreciated.
Summer 2013: June through August, applications due May 1st. Early application is appreciated.
Internship Positions Currently Available:
Loan Fund Operations Associate (Two positions available) The Fund Associate facilitates decision making for the microfinance loan fund. Responsibilities of the may include research and evaluation of partner microfinance institutions using quantitative analysis, data management, or financial modeling and forecasting. Undergraduate and graduate students in Economics, Finance, Business, Public Policy, International Relations, Latin American Studies, and related fields are encouraged to apply.
Marketing Associate (One position available) The Marketing Associate promotes WCCN and its projects by creating and editing promotional materials, facilitating awareness raising initiatives, and assisting in the coordination of events and outreach. The Marketing Associate may also collaborate in grant research and writing for WCCN's microfinance, housing and women's empowerment initiatives. Students in Communications, Marketing, Spanish, English, Journalism, Public Policy, Gender and Women's Studies, Graphic Design, and Public Relations are encouraged to apply.
Research Associate (One position available) Students with a particular focus on one of WCCN programmatic areas have the opportunity to research and report on a specific topic.
Application process Please submit a 1) resume, 2) brief cover letter stating your interest, and 3) a one to three page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) P.O. Box 1534, Madison, WI 53701 Phone (608) 257-7230; Fax (608) 257-7904