International Recruitment Internship
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Description

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Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is accepting applications for a well-qualified International Consultant Services (ICS) Intern to aid in international project recruitment efforts for Spring / Summer 2019.
  Who are we? We are a contractor for projects funded by USAID, the EU, DFID, the World Bank, MCC, and others. Successful development practitioners need to have a good understanding of the development business cycle, including the proposal phase, start-up and mobilization, implementation and daily project administration, contract and grants management, project backstopping, conflict resolution, finance, analysis, and compliance. Tetra Tech has a strong reputation among consultants and staff for providing a personal touch to our outreach and recruitment efforts and building relationships that last beyond a particular proposal or project.
  What will you learn here?
The ICS Intern will experience a diverse range of tasks and learn about various aspects of the development cycle, supporting new business development and donor-funded project implementation. The Intern will also gain knowledge of and experience in applied best practices of international staffing policies and procedures at all stages of the development business cycle.
  This internship can help start a successful career in development and/or one of the many specialized disciplines that support program implementation, building skillsets, expanding networks, and provide real-world experience in this challenging but rewarding work.
  This internship will be based in Tetra Tech IDS's Burlington, Vermont office.
-Coordinate materials for external and internal events, career fairs 
- Leverage social media to expand our talent pools and develop strategies for attracting consultants to build available talent for initiatives worldwide, including developing social media campaigns.
- Use Excel and internal IT tools to track and organize consultants, documents, and other proposal data.
- Effectively support proposal and recruitment teams with sourcing, drafting personnel matrices, marketing materials, recruitment related templates, manuals, and training materials.
- Assist ICS processing staff with responsible processing of staffing documentation into our central database as needed.
- Research and develop informational documents such as recruitment marketing plans to identify areas of improvement and provide suggestions.
- Write job postings.

Job Requirements

- Recently completed or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, International Development, or a related field to one of the firm’s practice areas.
- Demonstrated understanding of, academic excellence in, and desire to pursue a career in international development, business administration, disciplines relevant to our sectors, or a related field.
- Previous understanding/ knowledge of various aspects of international development strongly desired.
- Excellent attention to detail, with strong analytical and time management skills.
- Strong proficiency in French or Spanish highly desirable. - Experience in MS Office Suite required with proficiency/ knowledge of SharePoint a plus.
- Outstanding interpersonal and intercultural skills. - Must be an enthusiastic team player and a self-starter and able to remain - poised in a fast-paced environment.
- Valid authorization to work in the US for the duration of the internship.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process: 
• A cover letter explaining your interest in international development
• A current CV in reverse chronological format
• A list of at least 3 professional references including contact information

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. 

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 13,000 employees worldwide, 300 offices worldwide and 2.5 Billion in revenue in FY 2014, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project cycle. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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