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INTERNSHIPS

We are currently accepting applications for the following internships:

  • Analyst Internship

  • Data Science Internship

  • Finance Internship

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Analyst Internship (Spring)


Overview:

We are looking for Analyst Interns to join our Spring 2019 Intern Program. Our Interns don’t make coffee or sit around bored. Instead, you will play an integral role in our success by conducting research on transnational illicit networks and global emerging conflicts and have real-world impact. You'll work alongside our analysts on their projects and be trained in the use of emerging technology. Read more about the role and requirements below. Applications for this position will be open until October 31, 2018.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Learn and apply advanced investigative methods to conduct detailed analysis of transnational illicit networks

  • Write a range of analytical products for a variety of audiences

  • Regularly use technologies like Palantir to support research

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Dedication to our values and passion for our mission

  • Overseas work or research experience

  • Native or professional-level fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Korean, Bahasa, or other foreign language to support research

  • Track record of examining illicit networks or conflict

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Undergraduate studies in any related field

  • Proven interest in or experience with data and technology

 

How to Apply

Please send us your cover letter, resume, and a two to three-page writing sample. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Please include the position name in the subject of your email and direct all inquiries and applications to internships@c4ads.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Interns receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for full-time positions, which is prorated for part-time positions.

If you don’t think you’re qualified but love what we’re doing, please apply anyway! We’d love to hear from you.

We are committed to creating an exciting and rewarding work environment for our staff by providing equal opportunity for all positions of employment to qualified employees without regard to gender, race, color, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, military status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.  We are fully committed to the objective of furthering equality of opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, educating, and recognizing all personnel.

Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


Data Science Internship

OVERVIEW:

We are looking for Data Science Intern to join our Spring 2019 Intern Program. Our Interns don’t make coffee or sit around bored. Instead, you will play an integral role in our success by conducting data acquisition, management, and visualization, improving transparency for investigative journalists, law enforcement bodies, and civil society organizations worldwide. Read more about the role and requirements below. Applications for this position will be open until October 31, 2018.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

The Data Science Intern will develop expertise in manipulating and analyzing open-source data in a variety of different languages and formats.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Data Parsing

  • Data Scraping

  • Data Visualization

  • Data Processing

  • Data Cleaning

  • Dashboard Maintenance

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

An ideal candidate should have some working knowledge of Python or R, although R is strongly preferred. The candidate should have some experience working with ggplot2, dplyr, and other tidyverse libraries. The candidate should also have some working knowledge of regular expression. This is an opportunity to learn on the job, work directly with the Data team in a fast-paced environment, and build a portfolio. Familiarity with javascript, node.js, d3.js, react, or sql a definite plus, but not necessary.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send us your cover letter, resume, and a sample project or product. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Please include the position name in the subject of your email and direct all inquiries and applications to internships@c4ads.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Interns receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for full-time positions, which is prorated for part-time positions.

If you don’t think you’re qualified but love what we’re doing, please apply anyway! We’d love to hear from you.

We are committed to creating an exciting and rewarding work environment for our staff by providing equal opportunity for all positions of employment to qualified employees without regard to gender, race, color, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, military status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.  We are fully committed to the objective of furthering equality of opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, educating, and recognizing all personnel.

Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


Finance Internship

OVERVIEW:

We are looking a Nonprofit Finance Intern to join our Fall 2018 Intern Program. Our interns don’t make coffee or sit around bored. Instead, you will play an integral role in our success by supporting our grants and financial reporting for both federal and private donors. You'll work alongside our finance director on her projects and be trained in the use of financial management technology. Read more about the role and requirements below. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Assist the Finance Director to prepare grant reporting documents

  • Process invoices and expense reports

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts

  • Organize and maintain records of financial transactions

  •  Gain exposure to grantmaking strategies for research and nonprofit organizations

  • Provide office support for the Finance Department as needed

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Dedication to our values and passion for our mission

  • Previous finance or strategy experience in a nonprofit setting

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Undergraduate studies in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

  • Proven interest in or experience with data and technology

  • An independent and self-motivated spirit

HOW TO APPLY

Please send us your cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Please include the position name in the subject of your email and direct all inquiries and applications to internships@c4ads.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Interns receive a monthly stipend of $1,000 for full-time positions, which is prorated for part-time positions.

If you don’t think you’re qualified but love what we’re doing, please apply anyway! We’d love to hear from you.

We are committed to creating an exciting and rewarding work environment for our staff by providing equal opportunity for all positions of employment to qualified employees without regard to gender, race, color, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, military status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are fully committed to the objective of furthering equality of opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, educating, and recognizing all personnel.

Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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