Approximate date of posting April 6, 2017
Position: Intern – Knowledge Management
Location: Washington, DC
Company/Organization ChildFund International
Time Frame April 2017 – May 2017 (approximately 2 months,), with the possibility for extension based on performance.
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The Intern gains practical experience at an international child development organization while contributing to ChildFund’s knowledge management and learning objectives by assisting teams within the Program Development Division to develop and implement document management and content curation plans. Under the supervision and guidance of the M&E, Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor, he/she supports the Division with the cataloguing and archiving of technical guidance, internal knowledge products, reports, and other materials according to internal standards.
Collaboratively identifies and prioritizes collections of content and materials to be uploaded to the Program Development Resource Library on SharePoint with the M&E, Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor and Program Development Senior Management Team members;
Working closely with content owners, he/she develops work plan(s) and/or process maps, re/writes content titles according to internal document naming conventions, and identifies appropriate metadata to upload content to the Resource Library;
Assists with the organization and management of repositories of all relevant files and information;
Supports other knowledge management and learning projects as needed.
Experience using or knowledge of Microsoft’s SharePoint platform (preferred)
Work/internship experience or comparable relevant coursework in international development, library sciences, knowledge management, or related field (preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills (required)
Demonstrated organizational skills with great attention to detail (required)
Advanced computer skills, with proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite applications, e.g. Word, Outlook, and Excel (required)
The candidate should be currently enrolled in or have recently completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program, with preferred focus or coursework on international development, library sciences, knowledge management, or related field of study.