NED announcement: The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant-making organization that works to support freedom around the world. The Africa Department is seeking an Intern to help research on African political systems and to support the Africa grants program. Position Summary: The Africa department seeks an individual with strong research, writing, communication, and organizational skills who has a demonstrated interest in sub-Saharan Africa and in democracy work in the region. Energetic, creative and flexible team players who take initiatives, prioritize several competing tasks, and work independently are encouraged to apply. The position is based in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities: • Conduct research to track political developments throughout Africa; • Assist in drafting invitation letters, organizing event logistics, note taking, meeting agendas and newsletters; • Take notes during meetings and draft minutes; • Attend lectures and roundtable discussions on African policy issues; and, • Work with other members of the Africa team as requested.

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