Program Details

Placement Process Currently, we are hiring for over twenty part-time internship positions to be placed within all departments of the organization. When Kiva hires for internship roles, we evaluate your application along with your skills, experience, and i
Location:
San Francisco, United States
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Kiva Internships Since its founding in 2005, Kiva Interns have been integral to Kiva's success to date, contributing their passion, drive, ideas and expertise to help us expand our reach and make a real impact around the world. As a Kiva Intern you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development events all the while learning volumes about Kiva and our place within the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors. Kiva's is currently hiring for our May 14th, 2015 - September 18th, 2015 Internship Class

Placement Process Currently, we are hiring for over twenty part-time internship positions to be placed within all departments of the organization. When Kiva hires for internship roles, we evaluate your application along with your skills, experience, and interests to match to an internship position and Kiva department that leverages your talents while providing an opportunity for you to develop as a professional. Internship positions range from those that require an ability to perform a unique task, while others are suited for candidates with a flexible "can do" attitude and desire to get their hands dirty. Through the application process and interview process it is the role of Kiva's Internship Program to be a matchmaker - aligning you, your skills, and desires with Kiva needs. For more information regarding Kiva's application and placement process, including important dates, please visit Kiva's Internship Application Guide. Your Skills, Experience, and Interests + Kiva's Needs = Potential Match for Internship Position

Setting Description:
Kiva Headquartered in San Francisco, Kiva is the world's first and largest online microfinance lending platform with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. To date, it has facilitated over $500 million in loans to more than 1.2 million borrowers. Kiva combines the culture and approach of an Internet start-up with an intense focus on serving the borrower-to-lender connection. Kiva is poised to take its initial success to a whole new level -- targeting $1 billion in loans by 2017 and expanding into new areas (e.g. student loans, water, mobile, etc.).
Cost:
Kiva Internships are unpaid The weekly time commitment is a minimum of 3 days per week, from May 14th, 2015 to September 18th, 2015. Please make sure you have the availability to commit three days per week for the entire internship period before submitting an application. The majority of Kiva interns work out of our Headquarters in San Francisco. Few positions available in New York City. If you are interested in an internship in our NYC office, please let us know in your cover letter.

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