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Post-Grad Intern, STEM for Social Good, Girl Up

Position Overview

Girl Up is a global leadership development initiative, positioning girls to be leaders in the movement for gender equality. With resources in five languages and 4,500 Girl Up Clubs in more than 125 countries, we’ve trained 95000 girls of all backgrounds to create tangible change for girls everywhere. Girl Up provides leadership training and gives girls tools to become gender equality advocates and activists. Through our programs, girls broaden their social impact skill set, benefit from a platform to tell their stories, and apply STEM for social good. Our girl leaders create real policy change at local and national levels, help raise millions of dollars to support United Nations programs that reach tens of thousands of girls around the world and build community-based movements. Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010 and continues to work across a global community of partners to achieve gender equality worldwide.

Girl Up is seeking a STEM for Social Good Post Graduate Intern to support the Program Team. The Girl Up STEM for Social Good Post Graduate Intern will work closely with all members of the Girl Up team in support of the Women in Science (“WiSci”) Girls STEAM Camp Central America and the STEM for Social Good Bootcamps logistics, coordination, and planning efforts. The STEM for Social Good Post Graduate Intern will report in to Girl Up’s Director, Programs & Impact. This is a remote opportunity that offers $20/hour.

Essential Functions

  • Support Director with project planning, execution, and post camp tasks for the WiSci Girls STEAM Camp Central America and STEM for Social Good Bootcamps.
  • Support the WiSci Girls STEAM Camp Central America and STEM for Social Good team members with project management in Asana, including with tracking tasks, contracts.
  • Assist with camper, counselor, and partner webinars pre-Camp.
  • Participate in meetings with Girl Up’s WiSci Camp partners.
  • Assist with Counselor consultant contracts, stipend payment, and tracking in Salesforce.
  • Support Director and Associate with execution of daily camp program agenda for up to 150 campers and 15 counselors.
  • Troubleshoot daily during camp experience and serve as assistant problem-solver.
  • Assist with preparation of partner reports for WiSci Camp.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to the team as needed.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.
  • Experience in organizing and/or youth engagement; additional operations and/or administrative experience is a plus.
  • Acute eye for detail and superb organizational skills.
  • Strong customer service experience – via written, phone and in-person communication.
  • Experience in managing long-term projects as well as demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and competing tasks.
  • An interest in youth leadership, global development and the work of the UN Foundation, gender equality a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills to engage a wide range of individuals including high-level executives, partners and young professionals and youth participants.
  • Strong skills working in teams and across many types of organizational structure – collaborator; problem solver; relationship-builder; and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Stress tolerance, resilience and ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; experience in Salesforce and/or Asana a plus.
  • Dependability, openness and flexibility.
  • Self-starter with strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Commitment to international, women’s or youth issues.
  • This is a remote position.
  • Ability to work 29 hours per week for a 6 month term.
  • Ability to meet regular attendance / tardiness policy.

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