Project Code: STATE-USA-AF-130

Support the transition to democracy and broad-based economic growth in the Congo!

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 United States
Country/Region of Focus Congo
Agency Department of State
DoS Office AF/C
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

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.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Data visualization
Economic analysis
Infographic design
Writing
Additional Information

Ability to read French is a plus but not required!