CHANGEMAKERS NETWORK ACTIVATION INTERNSHIP FOR THE CHALLENGE PRODUCT
The Network Activation Team at Ashoka Changemakers is a global team with members in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America and Europe. We are network builders - we build relationships with key stakeholders in our markets in order to build an everyone a Changemaker world. By working with us, you'll have a chance to be part of internal conversations and get to learn more about the social innovation ecosystem in different parts of the world. You'll help us document our practices and build from the analyzes of our activities what are the best strategies to move forward. You'll also help us by putting together material (presentations, emails etc) that will enable our teams to work more effective.
Support the documentation and improvement of the Challenge Product
Conduct market research on best formats and pricing of Challenges.
Create a critical path of activities to guide Challenge Managers
Define processes and templates to be used during the execution of a Challenge
Interview key stakeholders on the team to collect feedback
Strong writing & analytical skills
Good Excel skills
Operate with creativity and collegiality
Ability to work in unstructured environment
Strong organizational skills
Familiarity with lean-startup or product development a plus
All applicants must be flexible, self-directed, and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We appreciate interns who have excellent writing skills, good time management, are on task, outgoing and willing to learn new material. Most importantly, we want interns to support Changemakers’ vision, and be able to dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to their work while they are with Ashoka.
Our goal is to ensure every intern has an excellent professional development experience. We regret that we can only offer unpaid internships at this time. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but please keep the following recommended timelines in mind. Internships are 8-10 weeks in duration but exact dates of internships are flexible:
Changemakers Intern Recruitment Schedule:
Spring Internships (Mid January – Late May)
Rolling Application Period: Early October – Late December
Summer Internships (Early June – Early August)
Rolling Application Period: Early December – Late February
Fall Internships (Late August – Mid December)
Rolling Application Period: Early May – Late July
Application Process: This is an unpaid, part-time internship. Ideal candidates will dedicate approximately 20 hours at the Ashoka Changemakers office a week, for 8-10 weeks.
Interested in a particular role? Apply for or nominate someone by emailing ChangemakersTalent@ashoka.org with the position title in the subject line. Please include your resume, cover letter, a sample of your writing or relevant work, and an indication of which position is of interest. Candidates will be evaluated by the team lead for Ashoka Changemakers.
Interested in other roles within Ashoka? Feel free to browse opportunities here: https://www.ashoka.org/ashoka-opportunities.
Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. Women, minorities and foreign nationals with I-9 employment status are encouraged to apply.