Social Work Intern

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: New York City, NY, US, 10006 Washington, D.C., DC, US, 20036

Organization: Doctors Without Borders | Médecins Sans Frontières

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.

 

Organization

 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.


 

Department

 

The Field Human Resources Department (Field HR) is responsible for recruitment, selection, placement, and retainment of qualified and well-suited field staff to meet the growing needs of MSF field operations. 

 

 

Project

 

The Social Work Student Intern will complete assignments agreed between the Field Supervisor and the Field Placement Office of the student’s university. These may include direct clinical work, giving presentations, developing materials, conducting research.

 

 

Tasks

 

Tasks will depend on the Educational Learning Agreement approved by the student’s university.

 

They may include:

  • Briefings and debriefings of humanitarian workers
  • Presentations on stress management and other topics
  • Development of resource materials
  • Conducting research.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

The Student must be enrolled in a Master’s of Social Work program at an accredited university which has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Psychosocial Care Unit of Doctors without Borders/ MSF-USA.

 

 

No phone calls or emails please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Please note that neither relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship will be offered for this position. 

 

MSF-USA/Doctors Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.

Type

HQ  

 

Pay Class & Contract Type

Intern Nonexempt 

 

Compensation

15 per hour

 

Working Time (Hours Per Week)

20


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City