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Internships 

Gain real experience in the non-profit sector, applying tools and lessons from the classroom to your projects all while making a difference in the world.

Opportunities

Locations: Currently Virtual
Openings: Spring & Summer 2021

Better yourself and the world

We partner with students at accredited colleges and universities to connect their talents, passions, and education to internship opportunities. 

Interns have worked with our legal office, our monitoring and evaluation office, our communications and marketing department, IT, as well as our global health, clean water, and protection focus areas.

If you do not see a listing for an opportunity, please feel free to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration regardless and share what you hope to work on.

Although internships are normally based in our office located in Alexandria, Virginia, and occasionally in one of our offices globally, all internship are currently virtual due to COVID-19. 

EDITORIAL COMMUNICATIONS

Have a good grasp on writing and/or editing? Enjoy sharing information or stories from multilpe perspectives or to varied audiences? Have a strong sense of creativity and organization skills and have a capacity for good research? This may be the internship for you!

Especially good for comms, writing, and international development studies…

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Interested in developing relationships with media and press? Have concise and compelling writing skills? Able to work tight deadlines and with minimal information? Like the intense energy of staying on top of news cycles or the unique formulation of press releases? You might enjoy this role! 

Especially good for comms or international development studies…

MULTIMEDIA

Love media technology and have particular experience in professional video production? Get lost in multimedia content creation and delivery? Familiar with non – linear video editing and/or image processing? Able to immerse yourself in a project but keep to tight production schedules? You might enjoy adding to your portfolio with us! 

Especially good for comms students and Adobe Creative hobbyists or specialists…

LEGAL

In law school and interested in experiencing how a legal office works in the international development/non-profit sector? Interested in international contract negotiations, policy development and implementation, or navigating legal requirements across continents and a global alliance? Inquire with us today! 

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Are you pursuing graduate studies in one of our four focus areas – clean water & energy, global health, protection, or social ventures? Do you like doing research-based projects? Have strong writing skills and interested in publishing in your area? Let us know! 

HILOM: Self-Care Training

Self-care is vital for our overall well-being as care providers to OSAEC survivors. This workshop focused on providing the knowledge and skills to help you develop a self-care plan. Learn how WHI’s self-care activities can help you cope with stress and improve your mental, emotional, and physical health!

Keeping Refugees Safe in Times of Displacement

While refugees are seeking asylum and safe refuge, risk of human trafficking increases in this type of crisis. Learn how WHI is working to help refugees safe.

Empowering Youth on OSAEC Awareness

WHI believes that young leaders in the community can help minimize the prevalence of OSEC. Read about the OSAEC Awareness youth training we held last month.

A Partnership of Hope

A team of delegates traveled to Liberia to see the progression of their partnership and rejoice in the ongoing opportunities that exist in the communities in which we serve.

Promoting Survivor Support

With thankfulness on our minds this month, we want to show our appreciation for those working to end SGBV in Cambodia by sharing Akara’s story.

AN ORGANISATION YOU CAN TRUST.

Please note that in the unlikely event a specific appeal becomes overfunded, surplus funds will be redirected towards a similar relief or community development project.