Project Code: STATE-USA-PRM-192

No Lost Generation (NLG) Student Initiative - Network Coordinators

Project Title No Lost Generation (NLG) Student Initiative - Network Coordinators
Project Summary Lead and expand the NLG Student Initiative network nationwide by supporting the development of campus chapters. Coordinate outreach with NGOs and universities to raise awareness about the global refugee crisis and ensure there is "No Lost Generation" of refugees.
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office PRM
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 4
Project Description

Prior experience with the No Lost Generation (NLG) Student Initiative is required to apply for this position. The four students who hold this position will be responsible for the oversight and operation of the NLG Student Initiative, working as a team to develop resource materials, plan workshops, arrange check-ins with the rest of the student network, and liaise with the Department of State and NGOs and international organizations (IOs) to enhance partnerships.

During the 2018-2019 school year, these students will be the primary points of contact for all external inquiries about the network, and represent the network in meetings with IOs, such as UNICEF. They will work strategically with external partners to develop opportunities for students nationwide, including the opportunity to develop peer-to-peer exchanges with refugees overseas, volunteer opportunities, speaking engagements, and resource materials. They will also coordinate network-wide initiatives and overall collaboration.

Required Skills or Interests
Cultural diplomacy
Design thinking
Educational design
Social media management
Survey / polling design
Additional Information

The ideal candidates for this position will be organized, outgoing, resourceful, and creative. They will be expected to hold bi-weekly Skype calls with the other Network Coordinators and the Department of State coordinator in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to provide updates and receive guidance about activities. Candidates will be chosen based on experience with the NLG Student Initiative, ideas and insight for further cultivation of the network, and willingness to assist other students in furtherance of the goals of the initiative.