NGOs & Non-Profits Internships
Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid NGOs & Non-Profits internships
Build Your NGOs & Non-Profits Career
Our NGOs and non-profit internships are focused on those who are interested in learning about local and international non-profit or charity work. Our partner companies offer opportunities for hands-on experience working in a non-governmental organization (NGO) or a charity organization.
Learn how you can intern from 6 weeks up to 6 months long below.
Key Skills For NGOs And Non-Profit Organization
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Project management
- Leadership & people skills
- Time management
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Commercial awareness
Career Paths You Can Take In NGOs & Non-Profits
- Management / Administration
- Business Personal
- Research, Campaigns & Communications Assistant
- Volunteer Management
- Head of Safeguarding
- Board Member
At The Glance
were offered full-time roles within 6 months of completing their internships
years worth of experience
Provide grant development seeking out and identifying possible funding opportunities. Provide support in research and curriculum design for grant applications. Assist with conducting in-depth research on country-specific issues, potential partners and current events.
Assist with proposals, budget development and support for individual country programs. Assist with developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks, data collection tools, as well as processing information received from partners. May conduct research on international standard of human rights and may also draft statements on policy proposals
- Fundraising and Event Planning
Assist with developing donor solicitations, appreciation materials and annual reports. Provide support to the management team by tracking contacts and managing communication with new partners and donors through in-office meetings, conferences and email communication.
May make press releases, plan and prepare for events, and participate in fundraising events for public relations. Assist with raising awareness for service projects and engaging directly with the community.
- Conduct analysis and present recommendations
- Carry out research and data collection
- Assist with grant writing bids
- Administrations & operations
Types Of Programs Available For NGOs
Remote NGO & non-profit Internships
Kick-start your NGOs & non-profits internship with a paid remote internship that allows you to intern with global companies from the comfort of your own home.
6+ month International NGOs Internship
Build a global career with our paid 6+ month international internship in NGOs & non-profits.
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NGO Internships FAQ
What is an NGO internship?
An NGO internship is the opportunity to work for a non-profit organization.
Are NGO Internships good?
NGO Internships allow you to help others, grow your career and expand your network. In addition, you’ll be able to develop critical skills such as empathy, time management, organization and communication.
What do interns do in an NGO and Non-Profits Organizations?
An NGO and Non-Profits Organizations intern may be tasked with conducting market research, assisting with campaigns, financial management, event planning, teamwork and leadership.
Does working in an NGO count as work experience?
Yes! Working in an NGO allows you to develop many valuable skills that can be added to your CV, such as teamwork, leadership, communication and budget management.