Careers

Open Positions: 

Yen is seeking an intern in its administrative support team to assist the executive office with scheduling, data entries, and research. We are looking for an individual with the ability to multitask while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is detail-oriented, organized and able to work effectively with little to no supervision. A willingness to learn and adapt to using various new software is key to success in this position.

 

This is an unpaid internship.

This internship requires a minimum of 20 hours a week. Interns may be able to work remotely on 

some occasions. 

Location:  Washington,DC    | Partial Remote

 

Responsibilities :

  • Conduct research to find responds to questions and requests for information by the senior managing fellow and other senior staff

  • Assist the executive office in the hiring process  by scheduling interviews and preparing materials for new hire orientation

  • Generate memos, emails and reports when appropriate

  • Draft posts for social media and other digital platforms

  • Copy edit publications, blog posts and website contents 

  • Prepare powerpoint presentations 

  • Maintenance resource contact list

  • Answer incoming calls and external emails 

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, GoogleSuite, Wordpress

  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in varying work environment 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner

  • Some knowledge in web design prefered but not required

  • Interested socio-political and economic of development in African countries

 

Application requirements:

  • Resume 

  • Cover letter 

 

To apply, please  email the required application material to humanresource@yeninternational.org

Yen is seeking an intern in Governance and Development Program to assist in policy research for the 2020 Ghanian Elections. Yen’s Governance Program examines policies and how they affect human development. The Program also studies the effectiveness of public institutions, leadership and accountability within a democratic government. We are looking for an individual with the ability to multitask while maintaining close attention to detail. The ideal candidate has some research experience, is organized and able to work effectively with little to no supervision. A willingness to learn and adapt to using various new software is key to success in this position.

 

This is an unpaid internship.

This internship requires a minimum of 20 hours a week. Interns are able to work remotely. 

 

Location:  Ghana,  United States,   Remote/Online  

 

Responsibilities :

  • Assist in designing methods for collecting data and recording public opinion on various policies

  • Assist in identifying key organizations and resource personnel to contact for research purposes

  • Conduct  literature reviews on assigned research topics

  • Generate memos, emails, and reports when appropriate

  • Draft posts for social media and other digital platforms

  • Copy edit publications, blog posts, and website contents 

  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations 

  • Maintenance resource contact list

  • Answer incoming calls and external emails 

 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Interested socio-political developments Ghana 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, GoogleSuite, WordPress

  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in varying work environment 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner

  • Some research experience preferred


 

Application requirements:

  • Resume 

  • Cover letter 

 

To apply, please  email the required application material to humanresource@yeninternational.org 

Equal-Opportunity Employer:  

At Yen, we provide equal employment opportunity for all of our staff and applicants without regard to their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, citizenship status, family responsibilities, gender identity or expression, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or any other prohibited basis of discrimination as required by law.