Job Bridge internship

to start May 2013 or asap thereafter

The intern will gain practical experience in the context of international development regarding web-based research, international advocacy, project management, organisation of training, general office tasks.

The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following project management, organisation of training, and general office tasks.

A senior mentor will be nominated for the successful candidate. On completion the intern will have attained skills in the above.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Full web proficiency is essential.
  • Flexibility, initiative, ability to work independently – and to a deadline. Ability to prioritise and undertake multiple tasks.
  • Excellent inter-personal and organisational skills. Ability to interact with government officials, NGOs and inter-governmental organisations with tact, diplomacy and cultural sensitivity.
  • Good financial ability and understanding.
  •  Knowledge of Access programme an asset.


  • Education to degree level in a development –related field.
  • Excellent understanding of development issues.
  • Fluent written and oral English required. Knowledge of other languages an asset.


Please send your letter of introduction and CV demonstrating clearly how you meet the criteria above - by email with the subject-heading ‘Intern’ to

Kindly apply asap and not later than 1 April 2013.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview in person. Internship is full-time and starts during May (or asap thereafter) for nine months duration. Candidates must meet the criteria for the Job Bridge Internship programme.