Water Operations Internship

RTI International


  • Entry and verification of data related to construction and other USAID Expanding WASH activities
  • Support stakeholder meeting planning, including facilitation and collateral preparation, such as agenda drafting, presentation development, etc.
  • Assist with drafting meeting minutes
  • Assist in construction related procurement follow ups with contractors and suppliers to ensure timely deliveries
  • Assist tracking of construction contracts and managing timely renewal/change order processes
  • Assist maintaining proper filing of construction procurement documents in SharePoint
  • Organize disposition of project construction assets when required
  • Assist with preparations for Site Selection Field Appraisals and other construction activities
  • Assist with preliminary review and comments on Site Selection Field Appraisal data collected
  • Assist with compiling summary reports of data collection for Site Selection Field Appraisal

RTII’s Internship Program emphasizes experiential and mentored learning experiences, providing students and recent degree recipients an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and skills in a meaningful and practical way. We are committed to developing the future workforce by encouraging interns to explore various career paths in a nonprofit research institute setting that values diversity and inclusion. Through this program, interns will be exposed to RTII’s open and educational culture; support RTII’s mission to improve the human condition; and build upon their career goals.

Additional Information

This in-person internship is supported by a monthly stipend. The position is scheduled to be active from May 2024 through August 2024. The internship requires a minimum commitment of 40 hours per week. This internship will have a specific daily start and end time.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be a Zambian Citizen
  • Must reside in the Mongu District, Western Province
  • Must be a recent degree recipient with a minimum qualification of university degree or college diploma in Water Engineering.
    • Recent undergraduate degree recipients who received their degrees in August 2023 or after would be eligible to apply.
  • Must be computer literate and possess a functional computer.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation in performing assigned tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • N/A

To apply for this job please visit careers.rti.org.

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