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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
  • Organisation
  • Adaptability
  • Commercial awareness

Career Paths You Can Take In NGOs & Non-Profits

  • Management / Administration
  • Operations
  • Business Personal
  • Research, Campaigns & Communications Assistant
  • Volunteer Management
  • Head of Safeguarding
  • Board Member
  • Marketing

At The Glance

Candidates Placed

Employer Partners


were offered full-time roles within 6 months of completing their internships

years worth of experience

Internship Responsibilities

  • Research

    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.

  • Grant

    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.

  • Public

    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


6-26 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available

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.

London, Singapore, New York

6-26 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available

6+ month International NGOs Internship

Build a global career with our paid 6+ month international internship in NGOs & non-profits.

London, Singapore, Berlin

6-12 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available

NGOs & Non-Profits Summer Internships

Gain a competitive edge, travel the world and build your NGOs & non-profits career with our immersive summer internship.

Get A Head Start In Your Career


  • The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz
  • The Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter, Allison Fine, and Randi Zuckerberg
  • Managing Without Profit by Mike Hudson

International Business Internship FAQs

What are good International business internships for college students?

There are plenty of global business internships in 2024 across the globe.

As a college student or recent graduate, it is important to accumulate real-world work experience and practical knowledge in the business industry.

Capital Placement provides outstanding online business internships and paid business internships abroad with high-potential startups, industry leaders and other exciting organisations in locations like London, New York and Singapore.

Where can I find a business internship abroad?

Finding paid business internships abroad on your own can be quite challenging.

What Capital Placement excels in doing is finding a perfect match for a global internship for you in the location of your choice, by evaluating your profile, upskilling your CV and interview skills, and placing you with one of our reputable partner employers.

Are business internships abroad paid?

In general, you will find a mixed bag of paid international business internships and unpaid roles as well.

While our programs generally do not guarantee a paid position, we offer a lot of paid opportunities across all industries, including international business internships. Check with our recruitment team to find out how you can maximise your chances of getting a paid internship role.

How can students benefit from remote business internships?

Remote business internships offer the unique opportunity to cultivate essential work experience while being in the comfort of your home, or working from anywhere you like.

Business virtual internships are ideal for business graduates who want more flexibility while on an international internship. These business virtual internships enable you to continue your studies in the background or focus on another passion outside of your career trajectory.

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.