INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

For over 22 years, AMAR has been providing health, education, training and humanitarian assistance to populations and communities affected by conflict and civil disorder.  Their services include:

  • Primary Health Care Services

  • Health Education

  • School and University Education

  • Adult Education

  • Vocational Training

  • Women's Empowerment

  • Initiatives to strengthen Governance, Civil Society and Human Rights

For more information, access the AMAR site here.


DESCRIPTION

The Project Intern will provide administrative and organisational assistance to AMAR’s Chief Executive. They will also support other members of staff in the London Office in furthering the AMAR Foundation’s aims and objectives.

The Project Intern’s duties and responsibilities will include the following:
1. Conducting research and presenting data;
2. Drafting correspondence on behalf of the Chief Executive;
3. Drafting a range of materials communicating the work of AMAR;
4. Arranging national and international meetings and assisting the Chief Executive in preparing material for meetings;
5. Arranging travel and accommodation for the Chief Executive;
6. Managing contacts and maintaining the London Office e-filing system;
7. Assisting the programme management team in preparing regular progress reports to AMAR donors;
8. Supporting the development of new project proposals;
9. Assisting with fundraising initiatives and events;
10. Undertaking liaisons and managing communications between AMAR’s London, Washington and Salt Lake City offices.

For summer 2015, AMAR is seeking  an intern with communications, event organizing, and fundraising experience. 


LANGUAGES

There is no language requirement. 


ACCOMmODATIONS

Interns are responsible for finding housing. 

The AMAR Foundation will provide interns with $1,000 stipend to cover the costs of the visa process and some living expenses. 


COST

Costs include:

 Travel, Housing, and Living Expenses: $5000-$7000

 University of Utah Tuition

 Academic Fee $3000

BUNAC Visa Program

 


FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline and then email Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.