Internship Title/Role: GLI Book Content Development Intern — Global Livingston Institute (GLI)

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2020 Internship Project Pathways Deck 

About Global Livingston Institute (GLI): The Global Livingston Institute (GLI), is a research and education-based nonprofit organization committed to educating students and community leaders on innovative approaches to international development and empowering awareness, collaboration, conversations and personal growth. GLI is committed to improving communities globally. 

When we took our first group of students to Uganda and Rwanda in 2009, we could have never imagined that we would host hundreds of travelers, partner with the people of Kabale, Uganda to form a unique hybrid of job creation, education, and community development at the Entusi Resort and Retreat Center on Lake Bunyonyi, or host the largest, free music festival in East Africa. 

We continue to be inspired by the idea that if we bring the right people to the table, work collaboratively, and think big and differently, we can shift the dialogue surrounding international development and create lasting positive change to communities both at home and abroad. 

That is where our interns come in! 



Internship Title/Role: GLI Book Content Development Intern 

Program Area(s): Research 

Internship Job Description: GLI’s CEO & Director of East Africa Operations are creating a book to outline GLI’s history & user-focused approach to international community development. Intern(s) would be tasked with doing extensive literature review & content development across various chapters of the book, regularly consulting with two co-authors on progress and ideas. 

Estimated Hours per week: 20-30 

Timeline: 2-4 Months 

Point of Contact(s): Tom Karrel (GLI), Jamie Van Leeuwen (GLI) 

Location: Denver, Colorado; or Remotely (can work from anywhere – online responsibilities) 

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Extensive Literature Review (some subject areas include: Colonialism, East Africa History, International Development Case Studies, & Cultural studies) 
  • Writing & Editing chapters of book as per Co-author supervision/delegation 
  • Regular check-in calls to discuss ideas and areas for content improvement 

Key Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Strong writing skills are required 
  • Experience doing historical & inter-personal literature review highly preferred 
  • An interest in cultural studies, international development, history, political science, and other similar fields is encouraged! 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020 

Costs: N/A; If based in Colorado, Intern(s) are welcome to use GLI office to work but need to cover their transport to/from 

How to Apply: E-mail with your CV/Resume and cover letter or brief e-mail introducing yourself, and outline interest for applying for the specific internship position(s). 

REQUIRED In Email Subject Line, enter: RE: GLI INTERNSHIP APP: (Insert Internship Title/Role Here) 

Please be patient with us as we review and respond to your application! If you are a good fit for the role(s), you will receive a follow-up and be connected via email to the stated Internship Project POC(s) for an interview.