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Workgroup/Network Associates

2023 Summer/Fall Program Associates


Workgroup/Network Associate

The Workgroup or Network Associate position at SID-US is an opportunity for young professionals to get more involved with our several Workgroups and Networks.

As a Workgroup or Network Associate, you will get a chance to work closely with current Co-Chairs for various Workgroups and Networks, interact with members and prospective members, and contribute to the activities of the Workgroups or Networks that you are a part of. This role will be focused on managing various virtual and communications platforms for the Workgroups and Networks and help implement continued interaction between Co-Chairs and members. Associates will be expected to commit 2-5 hours per week over the course of one year.

Please note that this is a volunteer opportunity and not an internship or full-time role with SID-US. This position will run for a period of one year with a possible chance of extension of another year.


Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):  

  • Manage virtual communication channels such as LinkedIn groups 
  • Implement communication and social media strategies to promote Workgroup/Network activities
  • Facilitate topic-based conversations leading up to and after events 
  • Contribute articles and post-event summaries to the SID-US blog
  • Collaborate with Workgroup & Network Co-Chairs to engage members through various platforms 
  • Each Workgroup or Network Associate will support at least one Workgroup or Network during their term. Click here to view a list of Workgroup and here for a list of Networks.  


Position Qualifications: 

  • Must be a SID-US member or member affiliate (includes employee/student of an Institutional Member) 
  • Young professional or graduate student (between ages 18 to 32)
  • Must have an understanding of and experience with social media and communications platforms, specifically LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Strong writing and communications skills 
  • Commitment to attending Workgroup/Network events as needed 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Workgroup/Network Co-Chairs and SID-US staff 


Please apply through this form, or copy and paste the following link into your browser to access the application:

This volunteer position will be filled on a rolling basis. 


2024 Spring Program Associates

January - June


An internship at SID-US is an invaluable opportunity for young people interested in pursuing a career in international development. As a Program Associate, you will meet high-level professionals with years of experience in the field and in Washington, DC – perhaps even your future employer! 

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):  
  • Perform general administrative duties (including answering general inquiries, managing phone and voicemail lines, drafting correspondence, etc.)  
  • Work closely with our staff to do the following: 
    • Assist with program development, planning, and logistics for SID-US's numerous Workgroups  
    • Assist with planning for SID-US’s Annual Events (Career Fair, Annual Conference, Annual Dinner) 
    • Write summaries of Chapter activities and events to be published on our website 
    • Develop outreach and marketing materials 
    • Support the SID-US staff in providing deliverables for the SID-US' Board of Directors' committees 
    • Assist with various communications initiatives including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and website maintenance  
Position Qualifications: 
  • Academic and/or work experience in international development; international relations; communications and/or event planning preferred  
  • Ability to solve problems creatively, pay meticulous attention to detail, and work well on a small team  
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently, while also being receptive to direction  
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment and retain an optimistic outlook under pressure  
  • Strong commitment to international development
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills  
  • Very strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with social media management, including scheduling and planning platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with Adobe Acrobat, Canva, and HTML a plus  
  • Ability to work with consideration towards course scheduling. SID-US requires a minimum of 25 hours per week. 

The SID-US office follows a hybrid work format, and team members typically work in person at least once a week. Interested candidates outside of the Washington, DC area are still encouraged to apply if willing to relocate for this opportunity. 

This internship will run from January to June, 2024 and the exact start and end dates for the internship are negotiable. Additionally, the SID-US staff is committed to helping dedicated individuals find jobs, build their resumes, and develop skills critical to future success in the professional sphere.

How to Apply

The application for this position is currently not open.