Want to Intern at the FTC?

January 10th, 2014

The Center for International Policy (CIP) is a non-profit founded in 1975 to advocate for a foreign policy that promotes cooperation, transparency and accountability in global relations. CIP’s programs advocate policies that advance international cooperation, demilitarization, respect for human rights, and action to alleviate climate change and stop illicit financial flows.

The international secretariat of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), which CIP hosts, seeks an intern to work with us during the 2014 spring semester. The FTC intern will answer directly to the FTC Administrator and contribute to multiple FTC projects. This will range from contributing to blog posts to supporting staff with day-to-day operations. This position is ideal for an individual wanting to gain well-rounded experience working at an international non-profit organization.


  • Contribute to planning of the FTC 2014 international annual conference in Lima, Peru
  • Track Coalition press hits and contribute to blog posts
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of our allied member organizations
  • Support the Coalition Administrator with day-to-day operations
  • Contribute to the occasional special research project about illicit financial flows out of developing countries and the Coalition’s role in the movement to stem them
  • Research potential funders


  • Interest in non-profit communications and/or international development
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and strong research skills
  • Interest in the Coalition’s mission to stem the tide of illicit financial flows out of developing countries
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Previous intern experience a plus

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume with references


  • Recommendation letter(s)

Applications can be emailed to Jacob LaViolet, Intern Coordinator, at In your subject please put your name as well as “FTC Intern”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.

Written by Financial Transparency Coalition

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