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Human Services Intern

Internship Responsibilities

 

HUMAN SERVICE RESEARCH INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Human Service Internship will offer a junior or senior undergraduate student interested in the field of Human Services, Non-Profit Management or Public Administration the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and expand their resume, by contributing to IDA’s work to improve literacy through research assistance.  This dynamic self-starter will work closely with the IDA Chief Executive Officer and can play a key role in the success of these efforts, working with a well-known, mission-driven non-profit organization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research literacy funding opportunities to enhance services for individuals with dyslexia and other related reading differences.
  • Assist in dyslexia awareness along with other reading differences.
  • Write, and develop reports and proposal outlines.
  • Complete other assigned research projects pertaining to human services to improve service delivery.
  • Responsible for navigating databases and generating reports based on findings.

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Skill Set Required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • An effective and professional communicator, both oral and written.
  • Competent in demonstrating research skills required in Human Services.
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Higher level coursework completed, or working towards college degree in Human Services, Non-Profit Management or Public Administration. 

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Human Services, Non-Profit Management or Public Administration

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2020
Hours per week: Negotiable
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: February 18, 2020
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample
Application Instructions Apply only via email to internships@dyslexiaIDA.org

Additional Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/SCHEDULE

  • Work falls during the 2020 spring and 2020 fall semesters, exact dates based on student’s schedule/Company needs.
  • Days and hours are flexible but will need to work on location between business hours 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Headquarters

40 York Road, 4th Fl.
Baltimore, Maryland 21204

About International Dyslexia Association, Inc.

To create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need.