International Programs Intern in London

We are currently looking for an International Programs Intern to join us in our central London office for a 6 month learning opportunity. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate who is passionate about helping to create lasting change in the lives of children, and wants to develop an understanding of international development funding and grants.

This internship will sit within the Award (Grant) Management team that are part of the wider International Programs team, and you’ll work on various projects and tasks related to award management and our funding portfolio. This will include data analysis, project tracking and reporting, and developing presentations.

In order to be successful you will:

  • Have a proactive approach, and be willing to take responsibility for your own learning and development with the support of your line manager and a Development plan
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good MS Excel skills, including pivot tables
  • Cultural awareness, and good interpersonal and communication skills

This is a paid internship, which offers a pro-rated annual salary of £17,745, the opportunity to join our company pension scheme and 30 days pro-rated annual leave.

The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Application information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


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