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CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis.  These solutions have a broad range, from disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for 75 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and Fight with CARE.​

Work Location : US – Atlanta, GA                            Type of Post : Not Applicable                  

Other Possible Location :                                         Funding : APPROVED

Expected Travel : Not Applicable                                              Type of Contract : 

Language Requirement : ENGLISH                          Application Deadline : 

Employee Duration : Intern-No Pay

The Mastercard Ignite Program: The intern will provide a variety of support related to a three-year 5.2 million dollar Mastercard funded program reaching 3.9 million ‘growth-oriented entrepreneurs’, especially female entrepreneurs, across three countries (Pakistan, Vietnam, Peru). The program will focus on three main results in each country  i) working with financial service providers to adapt products for entrepreneurs, especially women ii)working with partners to deliver training and mentoring and iii) designing an entrepreneur outreach campaign.


  • Access to Finance/ Access to Training: Global Review of What Works, What doesn’t for female entrepreneurs
  • Country Contexts: Research on landscape information, compilation of market research that comes in
  • Assessment of country capacities to explore New Business Opportunities
  • Funder Stakeholder Map/ New Business Map
  • Feedback/ Assessment forms for countries to complete


  • English verbal and written communication skills
  • Microsoft office proficient: Word, Excel, Access, Sharepoint, Powerpoint
  • Comfort with new project management tools desired
  • Survey building skills (google survey, survey monkey, facebook polls, etc.) desired
  • Design skills or collaborative mapping softward (bonus) desired
  • Basic project management skills desired
  • Interpersonal communication skills desired
  • Basic research and presentation skills desired

Suggested duration (weeks or months) of the internship:

Suggested start date: Aug 15

Suggested end date: December 18

Suggested hours per week:       20-25  

This internship is for academic credit and not for pay.

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