Project Code: STATE-USA-AF-130
|Project Title||Support the transition to democracy and broad-based economic growth in the Congo!|
|Project Summary||The new leadership in the Democratic Republic of Congo presents unprecedented opportunity for progress in that long-beleaguered country. State is focused on capitalizing on this opportunity to support the new President in his reform goals, including human rights, anti-corruption, and accountability|
|Country/Region of Focus||Congo|
|Agency||Department of State|
|Number of Interns||2|
We seek a dynamic, flexible member of "Team DRC" that can help support our ambitious goals of economic reform, business climate improvement, fiscal transparency in the critical minerals sector, opened political space, consolidation of democratic norms, prioritization of human rights, accountability for past security / justice sector abuses, stability in the restive Eastern Congo, and containment of the Ebola epidemic. The Virtual Intern would pitch in to help with various activities such as preparing materials for business delegations, updating fact sheets, drafting briefing papers for US government principals etc.
Ability to read French is a plus but not required!