Intern- International Project and Proposal Support, ISPI

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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.

About Us

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Intern- International Project and Proposal Support – ISPI

Department/Location: Institutional Support and Program Implementation (ISPI)/ Vienna, VA

Reports To: ISPI Principal

Type: Temporary Part-time (3 month contract)

Classification: Non-Exempt

Clearance Required: None

Overview: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US-based international development consulting company, is seeking an Intern- International Project and Proposal Support (IPPS). This is an intern level part-time position, working up to 28 hours a week. This position is based in our Vienna, VA office with telework as prescribed by the company (currently two days in the office). The ideal candidate will be available to start as soon as possible.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research.
  • Provide proposal support including requests for information, project research, etc.
  • Provide project support including transcribing meeting notes, formatting documents and graphics.
  • Source and recruit candidates.
  • Format resumes.
  • Create personnel bios, matrices, etc.
  • Prepare project descriptions.
  • Organize and maintain files both electronic and hard copy.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 6 months’ work experience in a high volume, fast paced work environment.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required, fluency in another language preferred.

Education: At least 2 years of college education in International Affairs, Economics, Business, English or other related area.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, research and organizational ability.
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Currently the company is allowing for hybrid work in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. This can be updated by the company.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page,

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