There are currently 24 internship, volunteer and fellowship opportunities at the Save the Children. Click on each opportunity to view details and apply on the organisation’s website.
The Stewardship team is looking for a Summer Intern to collaborate on research projects and a variety of Individual Philanthropy donor communications. If you are interested in Save the Children’s fundraising efforts – every day and during emergencies – this is an opportunity to gain valuable non-profit experience.
The scope of work for the practicum will focus on M&E support for the reproductive health team in (or nearby) one of the program locations: Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger, Rwanda, Somalia, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, Pakistan, or Bangladesh. Specific tasks will include strengthening the M&E toolkit and framework for the community mobilization team, training data collectors and supervising routine assessments for the FP-PAC project such as a register review, client exit interviews, focus group discussions and a data audit, and supporting the HMIS officer to monitor the quality of program data and use it for programmatic action.
The scope of work for the practicum will focus on M&E support for the newborn health in emergencies team, based in Washington, DC. The Field Guide for Newborn Health in Emergencies was piloted in South Sudan and Somalia to test the feasibility and effectiveness of these newborn interventions in protracted emergency settings. The endline of the Somalia study will be completed by May and the fellow will be expected to support Save the Children and CDC with data analysis and preparations for the planned manuscripts. Additionally, a cost-effectiveness study for improving quality of facility based neonatal interventions is currently being planned and the fellow will support the Save the Children team with tool development as needed.
The Communications Intern will support the user growth of the International Development and Early Learning assessment (IDELA), an Early Childhood Development assessment designed by Save the Children. The intern will engage with the IDELA website, social media content, and internal systems to drive forward our communications strategy. The intern will also support our internal knowledge management process.
The Intern, Media Research will help the media and communications team build relationships with U.S. media and bloggers, conducting media research, developing and updating media contact lists for various initiatives and campaigns. The intern will also complete a media research project which will be presented to the Communications Team at the conclusion of the internship.
This position supports the monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning of the Department of Hunger and Livelihoods’ (DHL) USAID/Food for Peace funded portfolio. The intern will assist in the development of quality data management processes to build the livelihoods strengthening evidence base. Primary responsibilities of this position support efforts to maximize quality programs and ongoing learning at Save the Children.
The Behavior Change and Community Health Team at Save the Children US seeks a summer intern to assist with the knowledge management and documentation needs for a variety of international projects.
The Department of Portfolio Growth & Performance (PGP) Intern assists the team in creating and amplifying our USG proposal development and award management tools, resources and learning materials. This position provides both operational and technical support to both the New Business Development (NBD) and Award Management (AM) teams within NBD, and plays an important role in assisting with the development of departmental initiatives. The intern will be provided with introductions to SCUS USG proposal development as well as trainings and mentorship into the more nuanced aspects of the process. The intern will gain skills and experience in the USAID proposal development process and will be exposed broadly to the work of an international development non-profit organization.
The Department of Hunger and Livelihoods (DHL), as a leading member of Save the Children’s Child Poverty Global Theme, focuses on programming that helps poor households become economically resilient so that they can invest in their children’s wellbeing at all times and break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. DHL is seeking an intern to assist in providing communications support across a range of child poverty internal and external events and moments, helping to advocate the purpose, goals and achievements of our work to tackle child poverty globally.
Save the Children’s Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) team seeks a graduate student for a part-time internship to support its knowledge management priorities specifically related to: 1) inclusive market system development; and 2) post harvest management practices and technologies. The selected candidates will work with the technical team and with their guidance conduct desk research, support development of research protocol and tools, conduct qualitative research and help draft knowledge products including technical briefs, fact sheets, case studies, etc. as needed. The intern will be cited as contributing author for any material that is published for external audiences by Save the Children.
Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), Save the Children’s political advocacy arm, is looking for summer interns to support our Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival (MNCS) campaigns. SCAN was founded in 2014 to elevate the most pressing issues facing children’s ability to survive and thrive. We work at the federal level, as well as in our target states of CO, IA, IL, NH, SC, TN and WA, to support policies and programs that benefit kids.
The media and communications intern will play an important role within the media team this summer, assisting the director in the advance planning for the United Nations General Assembly annual meeting in September and the communications activities around World Refugee Day and other humanitarian response projects.
The Humanitarian Data Management & Analysis Intern will support enhanced data management and data visualization for the SCUS Department of Humanitarian Response team, and take on other specific IT-related projects as needed. The intern will evaluate strengths and weaknesses of Excel and Power BI (as the two software packages currently available for data management and visualization purposes, and conduct research on other software options available on the market. S/he will prepare reports and presentations that include data analysis for DHR staff as requested, and support development of automated processes that allow for ongoing data review.
Save the Children, a global humanitarian and development organization, is seeking a Summer Legal Fellow to work in the Office of the General Counsel in Washington, DC. This fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for law students to get exposure to the nonprofit sector, to legal issues related to international development and humanitarian assistance, and to the work of an in-house legal department, while contributing to Save the Children’s programs in the United States and around the world.
The Refugees and Migration Intern will support Save the Children’s refugee and migration portfolio within the Department of Humanitarian Response.
•Research and summarize current innovation trends in international development • Develop landscape analysis on current and future innovation conferences – Manage and update our innovation pipeline – Organize internal events – Develop and manage our innovation page on Save the Children’s intranet site – Lead ad hoc administrative projects as needed •Research and summarize current innovation trends in international development • Develop landscape analysis on current and future innovation conferences – Manage and update our innovation pipeline – Organize internal events – Develop and manage our innovation page on Save the Children’s intranet site – Lead ad hoc administrative projects as needed
Spend your summer with a team of enthusiastic marketers learning how non-profits engage prospective and existing donors and helping to improve our existing communications. The summer intern for the Global Sponsorship Marketing team will support researching innovative marketing channels and asist in the creation, editing and review of child sponsorship communications from over 20 international offices. With an increased emphasis on storytelling in order to help our programs come alive for child sponsors, we are looking for someone with strong writing skills, who is savvy on social media channels and comfortable drafting copy and selecting compelling photo and video assets for use in various campaigns.
The Talent Relations intern supports Save the Children’s Talent Relations team. The intern will help conduct celebrity research; draft and compile entertainment industry communications material; and help to maintain the talent relations program operational tools and materials. The intern will have a strong understanding of pop culture and social media trends and will help conduct social media research, specifically analyzing celebrity trends on social media.
You’ll be an integral part of our fast-moving IT team, focused on providing top-notch on-site and remote technical support to Save the Children employees. You will be a first point of contact for end-user support, and have a knack for communicating with people at varying levels of technical aptitude. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that has a passion for technology, pride in their work, and possesses a combination of customer service and technical skills to deliver a secure, reliable work environment.
This intern will support the Individual Philanthropy team in the stewardship, research, and management of portfolios of major donors/prospects as well as ad hoc operational support and special projects.
Looking for an enthusiastic intern to join the Corporate Fundraising team. You will be part of a dynamic group of individuals that collaborate to develop strategic partnerships with large corporations that share our vision of investing in childhood to transform the future. You will learn about the corporate philanthropic landscape on a global scale and how to cultivate new business, develop new relationships and grow ongoing partnerships. With our corporate partners, we work toward positively addressing the unique and complex challenges facing children, their families and communities, while simultaneously creating value for the companies’ businesses and brands.
We are seeking an intern or skilled volunteer who is interested in learning how revenue raised through foundation donors fits into the larger context of Save the Children’s fundraising efforts. The intern or volunteer will provide a range of research, writing, information management, and administrative support to our dynamic Strategic Foundation Partnerships team. In return, the individual will gain experience in fundraising strategy and donor stewardship and will develop a familiarity with current trends in philanthropy, international development, issues affecting children, and the day-to-day operations of a large international non-governmental organization (INGO).
The New Business Development Team (NBD) is seeking an individual who is interested in learning about proposal development and specifically, recruiting candidates to lead these large-scale programs. The primary project will be to develop an Access database of potential candidates for proposals. In addition, the intern will be involved in understanding how to source for candidates through social media and web-based tools, write job advertisements, and review candidate resumes for consideration. This person should also be interested in researching websites, scouring the internet for specific candidate profiles, and generating communications with potential candidates.
Seeking intern to perform quality control (QC) on and catalog photos, stories, graphics, and possibly video in Save the Children’s new digital asset management system (DAM). Intern would also help support marketing content curation and deployment