Humanitarian Affairs (intern) resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Qualified Development Practitioner with insights in mainstreaming best practices and partnership models for coordination across distinct players in both the social and international development disciplines. 10 Years of experience in International Development Cooperation, Diplomacy, Child Protection and Humanitarian Affairs. Dedicated to empowering/protecting women and children through progressive leadership and poverty alleviation. Capable of working in multi-cultural teams, with great commitment to achieving challenging targets while working under pressure.

  • Providing community referrals
  • Listening skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability To Supervise
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Patient Care
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teaching/Capacity-building Skills
  • Communication skills
Work History
Humanitarian Affairs (Intern), 01/2018 to 04/2019
InterAction OrganizationCity, STATE,
  • Managed over 50 customer calls per day.
  • Monitored, analyzed, and reported on humanitarian developments, disaster relief/management, or emergency situations in assigned countries/areas.
  • Assisted with day-to-day departmental management and mission planning.
  • Organized and prepared briefs on humanitarian, emergency relief, and related issues; organized follow-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development and decision-making on important issues.
  • Participated in large, complex projects, including disaster assessment or other missions; assists in coordinating international humanitarian/emergency assistance for difficult emergency/disaster situations.
  • Partnered with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian and emergency assistance programs and help ensure that findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
  • Assisted in making appeals for international assistance; ensured proper use and spending of donor contributions.
  • Established and maintained contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc.
  • Prepared, and contributed to reports writing, documents, and communications, e.g. drafting sections of studies,
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources, and presented results
  • Worked effectively in fast-paced environments
Principal Protocol/ Socio-Econ. Policy Analyst , 06/2003 to 08/2016
Swaziland GovernmentCity, ,
  • Investigated 20 policies annually under discussion to assess the impact on gender-mainstreaming programs.
  • Coordinated logistics/venue/ seating arrangements, and resources for official ceremonies and special events.
  • Facilitated, accreditation of envoys, issuance of diplomatic ID cards, and Work permits, about 50 a month.
  • Wrote departmental quarterly and annual reports.
  • Coordinated programs for visiting dignitaries through consultation and planning with relevant stakeholders and authorities.
  • Supported the development of relationships with foreign governments, UN agencies, International Organizations, and diplomatic missions across the Southern African Development Community (SADC), worldwide.
  • Contributed to peacekeeping and stabilization missions in the SADC region.
  • Supported and coordinated the preparation and hosting of international conferences.
  • Participated in European Union (EU) - Swaziland Annual Dialogue, offer advice on policy and other relevant issues.
  • Organized, coordinated, and form part of the delegation to Regional, Commonwealth Heads Of States & Governments Summits and UN General Assembly
Child Protect Officer, 06/2007 to 06/2008
  • Served as school Child Protection Officer for the Hhohho region
  • Conducted and updated the situation analysis for the development, design and management of child protection related program/projects.
  • Researched and report on development trends (e.g. economic, social, health) and data for use in programme development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contributed to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives, strategies, and results-based planning through research, analysis and reporting of child protection and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provided technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes
  • Supported team approach to addressing behavioral health issues across broader range of programs, to include Family Advocacy, Health Promotion, Substance Abuse Prevention, and other health service programs.
  • Provided expertise in the development of policy, training and training requirements, statistics, trend analysis, and legislative initiatives for country.
Social Studies and Geography Teacher, 02/2000 to 06/2002
Swaziland GovernmentCity, ,
  • Planned Geography lessons and teach all class levels.
  • Assessed students' performance by conducting tests and exams
  • Prepared students' monthly reports.
  • Discussed student's academic performance with their parents
  • Developed and managed the school's sports teams during practice and games.
  • Organized educational field trips.
  • Provided direct classroom instruction.
  • Applied research in area of Geography to provide current and relevant curriculum.
  • Utilized course feedback to evaluate effectiveness of curriculum and make changes as required for future subjects.
  • Conducted analysis of testing and Educational material to ascertain accreditation requirements are being met.
  • Conducted ongoing assessments of assigned courses to ensure that training methods and material used contribute to educational objectives.
  • Provided modification to curriculum to allow full participation for students with disabilities.
  • Organized and prepared materials for daily instruction
Master of Science: Occupational Health And Safety, Expected in 09/2024
Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach, AL,
Master of Arts: Sustainable Development & International Policy , Expected in 12/2018
School of International Training Graduate Inst. - Washington, DC,
  • International Student scholarship Recipient
  • GPA 3.7
  • Capstone Project: US Food Aid Program in the Horn of Africa: Has it Served its Purpose or Exacerbated Hunger?

  • Relevant Coursework: Program Design and Management, and

Policy and Advocacy: Concepts & Practice

Master of Arts: Master of Advanced International Studies, Expected in 06/2008
Diplomatic Academy of Vienna/ Vienna University - Vienna, Austria,

GPA: 3.70

  • Awarded International Scholarship
  • Relevant Coursework: Gender-based Violence and Human Rights
Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences: Education And Environmental Sciences, Expected in 09/1999
University of Swaziland - Mbabane, Swaziland ,
  • Awarded Government Scholarship
  • Research Project: Impacts of Development Projects to Relocated Communities, especially Women and Children.
Additional Information
  • LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS , Certified Nursing Assistant. Licensed Security Officer

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School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • School of International Training Graduate Inst.
  • Diplomatic Academy of Vienna/ Vienna University
  • University of Swaziland

Job Titles Held:

  • Humanitarian Affairs (Intern)
  • Principal Protocol/ Socio-Econ. Policy Analyst
  • Child Protect Officer
  • Social Studies and Geography Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences

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