Internship Postings

Africa

Ghana

Ghana Center for Democratic Development (Accra)

The Center is dedicated to the promotion of society and government based on the rule of law, appropriate checks on the power of the state, and integrity in public administration. Interns work under the supervision of the Deputy Director/Head of Research and Programs who also assigns specific responsibilities to them. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) (Accra)

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is a constitutional commission that aims to protect and promote fundamental human rights and freedoms and administrative justice for all persons in Ghana. The intern will be expected to support the activities of the organization. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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Kenya

ELIMU (Kinyaga, Mt. Kenya region)

Elimu is a Kenyan NGO that undertakes the rigorous evaluation of development projects in order to identify the most effective ways to reduce poverty. The intern will be expected to support the project manager as well as the activities of the organization. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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The Institution Canopy of Conservation (I-CAN) Project 

The I-CAN program is a partnership project involving a rich network of collaborators and partners.The project looks into governance and the conservation of rangelands, wetlands and forests of the East African savannah. Internship duties include assisting in data collection, writing fundraising applications, and contributing to projects. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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Asia

 


India

EXTENDED DEADLINE: AID INDIA (Tamil Nadu)

AID INDIA is a registered non-profit organization working towards improving the education quality for children in Tamil Nadu. AID INDIA is working with 500 schools and in 1085 villages to improve learning quality. Interns have the opportunity to work in the following departments: Education and support services. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2020.

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Indonesia

UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta Language Center (Jakarta)

The Faculty of Sharia (FS) is located in Campus 1 of UIN Jakarta. FS supports students pursuing Islamic higher education and aims to produce prospective scholars of Islamic law. The intern will update the teaching curriculum with new activities, assignments and projects to assist students learning English, working closely with the Language Centre. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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Vietnam

Sapa O'Chau

Sapa O’Chau is committed to providing educational, employment and other livelihood opportunities to ethnic minority groups in Sapa town and the surrounding Muong Hoa valley. In addition to a Training Centre aimed at getting ethnic minority youth back to school and into careers, Sapa O’Chau operates a Café and a Trekking and Homestay business committed to responsible tourism. Deadline to apply is November 18, 2019.

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North America

United States

Délégation Générale du Québec (New York City, New York)

The Délégation générale du Québec in New York is Quebec’s primary office in the U.S. Serving the Mid-Atlantic, it promotes the interests of Quebec in trade, investment, science and technology, environment and energy, education and culture. Duties will vary depending on the department selected for the internship. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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UNICEF USA (New York City, New York)

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Deadline to apply is March 16th, 2020.

UPDATE: The three internship positions details are posted on UNICEF's careers page. Please submit your application through AIO web form and specify which position you are applying for in your application. 

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Synergos (New York City, New York)

Synergos is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of sustainable systems changes that impact global poverty. Working with partners, Synergos helps leaders, institutions and partnerships work more effectively to reduce poverty and increase equity around the world. Deadline to apply is February 3rd, 2020.

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CAMFED USA Foundation (San Francisco)

Camfed - the Campaign for Female Education - is a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of young women. The intern will support Manager and Co-Director reviewing and summarizing reports on girls’ education, women’s empowerment and related topics in Africa to contribute information to proposals and reports. Deadline to apply is January 13th, 2020.

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Cathance River Environmental Alliance (Topsham, Maine)

CREA’s mission is to use the natural resources of the Cathance River Nature Preserve to promote ecological and historical awareness and nature-based learning among students, educators, and the broader community to foster the wise use of the Preserve. Intern will work on educational programs and assist with projects. Deadline to apply is March 16th, 2020.

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International Appalachian Trail (Portland, Maine)

The International Appalachian Trail  connects the three highest peaks in Maine, New Brunswick and southern Quebec with a footpath. Over more than 25 years, the trail has extended to 22 Chapters in 13 countries on 3 continents. The Maine Chapter of the IAT has taken the lead to extend the trail and to incorporate geologic heritage as an organizing principle. The IAT History Intern will work with Maine IAT leaders and staff and professional curators at the Maine Historical Society to create an archives for the trail, and develop a plan for a regular and timely blog to tell the story of the trail. Deadline to apply is March 16th, 2020.

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Canada

Atelier Celadon (Montreal)

Atelier Céladon is an art organization that supports the creation and development of multidisciplinary contemporary art projects. Atelier Céladon seeks driven, independent and creative members interested in furthering our mandate towards supporting underrepresented artists in mainstream media, and centering marginalized narratives in the context of Tiohtià:ke (Montreal). This position is an Archie Malloch Undergraduate Internships in Public Learning internship, and is open to students from ALL faculties. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Black Watch Museum and Archives (Montreal)

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada is Canada’s oldest Highland regiment, formed in 1862 by Montreal’s Scottish community. The Regiment has accumulated what is considered the best Regimental archives in Canada, used by many researchers. The intern will work closely on the organizations needs and priorities. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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78th Fraser Highlanders

The 78th Fraser Highlanders is a not for profit historical association which conducts research on the Highland soldiers of the Seven Years’ War in North America, many of whom stayed or came back to Canada and the USA in the late 18th century. Interns will work on archival documents and conducting research. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens

Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens is a national historic site located at the gateway to the Gaspé Peninsula. In addition to managing historic gardens and the 1887 Estevan Lodge, the Gardens create and produce virtual and travelling exhibitions. The intern will undertake research on the history of salmon fishing in eastern Quebec by leading members of Canada’s Scottish community. Deadline to apply is February 1st, 2020.

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Suoni Per II Popolo Festival (Montreal)

Montreal’s music festival Suoni Per Il Popolo is dedicated to presenting exploratory forms of music and sound featuring an eclectic mixture of genres performed by local and international artists. Interns will be working with the logistics and promotion of the festival and be in charfe of coordinating volunteers and organizing the front of house at concerts. This position is an Archie Malloch Undergraduate Internships in Public Learning internship, and is open to students from ALL faculties. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Festival Acces Asie (Montreal)

Festival Accès Asie showcases artistic disciplines such as dance, comedy, theatre, video, film, visual arts, music, poetry, performance and new media. Intern will focus on three main areas: Marketing & Development, Event Coordination, and General Administrative Support. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Teesri Duniya Theatre (Montreal)

Teesri Duniya Theatre is dedicated to producing socially and politically relevant theatre, exploring the relationships between cultures, and creating theatrical styles based on the cultural experiences of culturally diverse communities living in Canada. The company is Canada’s only theatre quarterly dedicated to promoting discourse around cultural diversity and the stage. The intern may study a thematic range, gender issues, or the aesthetics of intercultural theatre and examine the cultural shifts in Quebec’s theatrical landscape. This position is an Archie Malloch Undergraduate Internships in Public Learning internship, and is open to students from ALL faculties. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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The Climate Reality Project (Montreal)

The Climate Reality Project works to provide Canadians with the science of and solutions to climate change. The intern will work primarily in the area of communications. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Social Justice Connection (Montreal)

Social Justice Connection is an independent international solidarity organization. With multiple internship positions available, interns will participate in workshops on poor country debt, corporate accountability, and international trade as well as assist staff in researching and developing new public education projects. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

  • remote internship.
  • open to one or two more interns.
  • must be bilingual, oral and written (English and French).
  • deadline extended to Sunday, April 19, 5 pm.

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Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (Montreal)

The Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting museum volunteers, and educating the public about the value of preserving Canadian heritage. The intern will carry out research on the needs of museum volunteers, and manage the organization’s website and social media accounts. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Vehicule Press (Montreal)

Véhicule Press is an organization that publishes award-winning poetry, fiction, essays, translations, and social history. Interns will work under the supervision of the publishing staff to provide general support to the editing operations. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (Montreal)

The Institute for Human Development and Well‐Being (IHDW) is a transdisciplinary unit led by McGill's Faculty of Education. The IHDW draws together researchers from McGill's Departments of Family Medicine, Educational and Counselling Psychology, Integrated Studies in Education, Anthropology, Kinesiology and Physical Education, Psychiatry, the School of Urban Planning, the School of Social Work, and the Faculty of Dentistry.

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Native Friendship Centre of Montreal (Montreal)

The Native Friendship Centre of Montreal is a non-profit, non-sectarian, autonomous community development agency whose purpose is to promote, develop and enhance the quality of life of the urban Aboriginal population of Montreal and surrounding areas. The intern will assist with communications, marketing, and event planning. Deadline extended to March 15, 2020.

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Laboratory of Urban Culture (Montreal)

The LUC runs a variety of arts and culture programs directed primarily at Little Burgundy youth, including music, creative writing, theatre, photography and sound/new media art. The intern will assist with the running of our existing programs, help us plan new programs, and assist in our ongoing self-assessment efforts. They will also learn much about community-facing work based on principles of social justice. This position is an Archie Malloch Undergraduate Internships in Public Learning internship, and is open to students from ALL faculties. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Participatory Cultures Lab (Montreal)

The Participatory Cultures Lab (PCL) was established in 2010 by Dr. Claudia Mitchell in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University. The PCL is organized around the study and use of visual and participatory approaches to research and social action, and involves the work of collaborators and research students engaged in the study of participatory research. Responsibilities will include archiving artwork and other research data in an accessible and creative way. Deadline to apply is March 2, 2020.\

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More Than Words (Montreal)

More Than Words is a 4-year project (2019-2023) that seeks to investigate and learn from the use of Indigenous-focused youth-led survivor engagement through the arts, looking at impacts on the producers themselves (young people) and on their families and communities in relation to their experiences of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The intern will develop creative ways to communicate project research data and information (infographics, animation etc…). Deadline to apply is March 2, 2020.

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Kabir Center for Arts & Culture (Montreal)

Kabir Centre is a professional multi-disciplinary arts organization based in Montreal, contributing to the vibrant pluralistic arts scene of Montreal, Quebec and Canada through its dedication to South Asian Classical arts, especially to its diverse music and dance forms. The intern will help with social media and identifying an audience among the students in various Montreal universities. Deadline to apply is March 16, 2020.

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UNHCR: Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (Montreal)

Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) est une agence de l’ONU qui a le mandat international de surveiller la mise en œuvre de la Convention de 1951 relative au statut des réfugiés. Le bureau du HCR à Montréal surveille la bonne mise en application des conventions internationales signées par le Canada en lien avec les réfugiés et les apatrides. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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EQUITAS: Speaking Rights and Play It Fair! (Montreal)

Equitas’ Play it Fair! (ages 6-12) and Speaking Rights (ages 12-25) programs use fun and interactive activities to promote human rights values and intercultural understanding, respect for diversity and to combat discrimination. The programs use a rights-based approach to equip camp staff with the knowledge and skills to promote human rights values such as inclusion, peaceful conflict resolution and respect for diversity in the activities they organize with children and youth. This education intern is responsible for providing support in the development, conducting activities to evaluate the program in Montreal, and managing programs. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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EQUITAS: International Human Rights Training Program (Montreal and Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec)

Education Assistant. Equitas was established as a non-profit, non-governmental organization in 1967 with a mandate to advance democracy, human development, peace and social justice through educational programs. Each year in June, Equitas organizes its 3-week, intensive International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) at John Abbott College in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, where approximately 100 human rights workers from over 45 countries come to gain knowledge, skills and strategies related to human rights education. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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EQUITAS: International Human Rights Training Program (Montreal and Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec)

Coordination Assistant. Equitas was established as a non-profit, non-governmental organization in 1967 with a mandate to advance democracy, human development, peace and social justice through educational programs. Each year in June, Equitas organizes its 3-week, intensive International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) at John Abbott College in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, where approximately 100 human rights workers from over 45 countries come to gain knowledge, skills and strategies related to human rights education. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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The Conference Board of Canada - Research (Ottawa)

One of the main aims of The Conference Board of Canada is to provide Canadian leaders and policy-makers with insightful, forward-looking, quantitative and qualitative analysis on key issues that affect Canada. The division engages in a high volume of research for clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Deadline to apply is February 28th, 2020.

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The Conference Board of Canada - Economic (Ottawa)

The Conference Board of Canada is recognized worldwide for its expertise in economic forecasting, modelling and analysis. The Forecasting and Analysis group provides quarterly national, provincial and metropolitan economic forecasts to help our customers understand and anticipate the short and long-term trends in the domestic economic environment. Deadline to apply is February 28th, 2020.

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The Political and Public Affairs Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa)

The European Union Delegation to Canada works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. Under the supervision of the Head of the Section, the intern will actively participate in the day-to-day work and share the organizational and logistical tasks of the Political and Public Affairs (PPA) section and the Delegation of the European Union as a whole. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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The Trade and Economic Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Canada (Ottawa)

The European Union Delegation to Canada works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States. Under the supervision of the Head of the Section, the intern will actively participate in the day-to-day work and share the organizational and logistical tasks of the Trade and Economic section and the Delegation of the European Union as a whole. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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Regent Park Film Festival (Toronto)

Regent Park Film Festival (RPFF) is Toronto's ONLY free-of-charge community film festival dedicated to showcasing local and international independent works relevant to residents of the largest and oldest public housing in Canada. Intern will assist with outreach and coordinating the Festival. Deadline to apply is January 27th, 2020.

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Save the Children (Toronto)

Save the Children Canada is a member of a federation that works in more than 120 countries worldwide delivering programs focused on health and nutrition, education, child protection, child poverty, humanitarian response, and child rights governance. Duties will vary depending on the department selected for the internship Deadline to
apply is March 16th, 2020.

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Friends of Head Harbour Lightstation (Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada)

The mandate of Friends of the Head Harbour Lightstation is to protect, promote, and preserve the Head Harbour Lightstation on Campobello Island, New Brunswick. Deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.

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FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS ONLY:

CBC Radio Peter Gzowski (Montreal)

In honour of journalist and broadcaster Peter Gzowski, CBC Radio has created an internship program for university students in his name. Interns will be placed with CBC Radio Montreal to learn about the craft of making great radio. Deadline to apply is February 3rd, 2020.

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Latin America

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ecuador (UNHCR) 

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Ecuador is the country that hosts the largest number of recognized refugees in Latin America. As of April 2019, the Ecuadorian Government had granted the refugee status to 66.288 persons, and approximately 250.000 persons have requested asylum. 

Application deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020. 

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United Nations World Food Programme in Cuba 

WFP has been an active player in Cuba since 1963, when the first emergency operation was launched to assist the people affected by hurricane Flora. Throughout the following decades, WFP’s support to the government has been two-fold: strengthening food security and nutrition, as well as enhancing disaster management capacities.

Application deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020.

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United Nations World Food Programme in Panama

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in 80 countries. WFP in Panama covers Latin America and the Caribbean.

Application deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020.

PDF icon UNWFP Panama Volunteer - Summer 2020

Europe

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in Paris (OECD)

The OECD Internship Programme is designed to bring highly qualified and motivated students with diverse backgrounds into the Organisation to work on projects linked to the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General and to support the corporate functions of the Organisation. Its main goal is to give successful candidates the opportunity to improve their analytical and technical skills in an international environment.

Application deadline: Monday, February 3, 2020.

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Permanent Missions of Canada to the International Organizations in Vienna

The Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Organizations in Vienna is responsible for the management of Canada’s participation in and relationship with the multilateral organizations which have their headquarters in Vienna: the International Atomic Energy Agency; the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization; and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. The Mission also manages Canada’s participation in several multilateral export control arrangements based in Vienna. 

Application deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020.

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Permanent Missions of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva

The Mission of Canada is the primary channel for diplomatic representation and communications between the Canadian government, the United Nations and its associated bodies in Geneva, the World Trade Organization and many other entities based in the Geneva context.

Application deadline: Monday, January 13, 2020.

PDF icon Canadian Missions in Geneva Health/Labor/Governance Intern - Summer 2020

PDF icon Canadian Missions in Geneva Human Rights Intern - Summer 2020

 

 

 

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