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Overseas Operations

Overview

Overseas Operations, manages operations, security, logistics, and more for The Carter Center’s country offices and international travelers. Interns supporting this office during the spring  session will primarily assist with planning and execution of the annual Health Program reviews event and also provide some support for Peace programs. In the fall, the intern assists with Health Program reviews planning, supporting Peace programs, and projects related to supply chain management. Other duties include working with vendors in Atlanta and overseas field staff regarding the purchase and shipping of materials and supplies, shipping documentations, and the Center's eProcurement system. Interns also draft documents that focus on travel safety and security. Prospective interns must have exceptional customer service skills, be detail-oriented, and have experience working with cloud-based databases and systems.

Number of Interns per Semester: 1

Expected Projects

• Assist with all aspects of planning for the annual Health Program reviews

• Facilitate research on topics related to travel, safety and security, event planning and/or procurement

• Maintain International SOS and Technical Advisor (consultant) contract logs

• Create Power Point Presentations for various meetings

• Assist procurement team with supply chain management and Information Systems Implementation projects

• Assist Sr. Associate Director on safety and security related projects

• Assist Associate Director supporting Peace-program specific tasks as needed

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong interest in supporting public health initiatives

• Experience in event/meeting planning

• Interest in supply-chain management and international operations

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong attention to detail

• Experience conducting research

• Innovative problem-solving skills

• Experience creating and working with cloud-based systems and databases

• Comfortable with ambiguity

Interested in applying for an internship in our Overseas Operations? View application deadlines »

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Internship Deadlines

Summer 2022
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Start date: May 17, 2022 (flexible)

Fall 2022
Deadline: June 15, 2022
Start date: August 23, 2022

Spring 2023
Deadline: October 15, 2022
Start date: January 10, 2023

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