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Posted: 8/11/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 1359132
Categories: Summer Jobs

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Overview of Responsibilities:

The Student Intern position is a short-term temporary position. The intern works closely with the MIDP team on programs and projects for MIDP administration and student services as well as special events and projects. Overview of DCID: The Duke Center of International Development (DCID) has focused on issues of sustainable development since its inception in 1985 as a research and training facility in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. The activities of DCID include the research of its faculty members across five departments and schools in issues of sustainable development, the training of mid-career fellows in the Master of International Development Policy (MIDP), and the management of short-term executive training.

Work Performed
A detailed description of functional areas and tasks follows:

MIDP Program Assistant:
1. Assist with new student orientation and questions
2. Assist with arrival services
3. Assist with the Summer Academic Institute
4. Assist with Professional Development services
5. Assist with processing receipts and filing documents
6. Maintain lists and spreadsheets (Master’s Project, alumni updates, program statistics, etc) 7. Organize event and office supplies
8. Assist with events such as booking rooms, setting up rooms, etc.
9. Assist with other administrative duties as needed

In addition the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Interest in issues related to international education and international development
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and basic HTML editing very helpful
• Interest and/or ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds on a daily basis
• Ability to lift 30 lbs or more

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.


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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.