The Operations Development Intern will play a key role in the development and ongoing improvement of the Wedu’s Rising Star outreach, selection and funding operations, which is our foundation for sustainable and impactful growth in the region. This role offers a unique opportunity to assist in contributing to the development of Wedu’s long-term growth and ability to reach our Clinton Global Initiative commitment of 1,000 Rising Stars by 2018, depending on where organizational priorities lie at the moment and what fits best with your skills, experiences and interests. In particular, the role involves:
Leading research efforts to identify, initiate and form new, innovative partnerships with educational institutions and NGO/NPO partners in the region
Gathering information and supporting the development of innovative methods for funding higher education in Asia, e.g. co-funding, fee waivers, loans, FISA
Creating and improving documents, tools and other materials needed in order to effectively conduct outreach, partnership development, selection engagement, etc.
Assisting on certain development initiatives to improve selection progress, efficiency and quality
Supporting the development of other initiatives, either in part or in whole, in coordination with the Operations team
Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing other tasks, as needed
University degree (or currently working towards completion)
Excellent speaking and writing skills in English
Self-starter with strong work ethic, team-working skills and positive attitude
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience with or exposure to leadership development/scholarship programs, or in organizations with similar goals
A strong commitment to develop emerging female leaders from across Asia
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel
We expect from you a minimum commitment of three months. This is a part-time, unpaid position (15- 20 hours per week), ideally based in Bangkok. You must also be authorized to work or stay in Bangkok for the entire duration of the internship. Wedu has flexible working arrangements – you are expected to deliver what is required, and working hours are largely dependent upon your time management and productivity.
Apply via our website under the Get Involved – Work With Us section. If you are experiencing problems with the form, please email email@example.com. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.