IT Intern – Fall 2011
New York Headquarters
: Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) is a non-profit social enterprise thattests and scales new ideas that improve the impact and efficiency of aid and peacekeeping.Operating in Timor-Leste, Haiti and Afghanistan, with plans to expand into Liberia, PDT hasredirected over $650 million in international spending into these local economies andcreated the first ever mission start-up guide for the launch of new U.N. peacekeepingoperations. In 2010, the Skoll Foundation recognized PDT as one of a handful of socialenterprises affecting measurable and sustainable change in the developing world. U.S.President Obama awarded the organization the G20 SME Finance Challenge prize at theannual heads of state gathering in Seoul, Korea in November 2010. For more information,please visitwww.peacedividendtrust.org
The IT Intern will support the PDT’s New York based IT Manager in building PDT’s onlineresources for Peace Dividend Marketplaces, and providing general support to HQ ITprojects. The IT Intern will work directly with the IT Manager learning directly usefulknowledge and skills as part of the international social enterprise development
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide technological support to PDT teams and consultants in the field
Programming projects, assist with new software debugging, updates Drupal sites,creating custom Google map API.
Creative and Innovative
Proficient in Mac and PC; Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop software.
Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS.
Familiarity with Drupal and PHP
Familiarity with setup and maintenance of LAN;