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Spring Internship Program – Operational Teams

Burlington, VT or Arlington, VA
Dec 13, 2017

Tetra Tech ARD is accepting applications for well-qualified Interns for our Operations teams for spring 2018. 

Tetra Tech ARD is 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.

Operational Interns will learn more about various aspects of the development cycle, supporting new business development and program implementation. 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 providing real-world experience in this challenging but rewarding work. Internships will be based in Tetra Tech ARD's headquarters in Burlington, Vermont or in its Arlington, Virginia satellite office.

Operations internships for the spring of 2018 are being offered in the following areas: 
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning – Burlington, VT or Arlington, VA
International Consultant Services / Recruitment – Burlington, VT

Business Operations / Human Resources - Burlington, VT
Communications and Marketing – Burlington, VT
International Development Services Communications – Arlington, VA

Tetra Tech ARD internships are paid and hours are flexible, between 24-40 per week: duration is at least three months. Application deadline is January 15, 2018, and Internships will start in late January or early February. 


Essential Qualifications and Competencies:
* Recently completed or in progress Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a relevant social or natural science, business administration, international development, or a related field required;
* 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 strongly preferred; 
* 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 in SharePoint a plus; 
* Outstanding interpersonal and intercultural communications skills; 
* Must be an enthusiastic team player and self-starter, able to remain poised and focused in a fast-paced environment; and
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 by January 15, 2018:
* A letter of application explaining a compelling match for an operational Tetra Tech ARD internship in a particular area and discipline listed above
* A current CV or resume in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference

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.

No phone calls will be accepted. 

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. 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.