Global Experiences has employer relationships with Non-Profits, NGO's, and Charities in numerous program cities, who work in a huge range of advocacy issues and topics.
Check out the list below to see opportunities in everything from animal rights, to 3rd world development, to consumer advocacy.
If you care about a cause and are looking to enter the NGO community, your foot in the door is with one of the employers below.
This volunteer membership organization works in three main areas: Empowerment for the African Community in Ireland, Education to address the need for an effective African Perspective in Ireland, and Policy and Research to influence policy decisions in Ireland. The organization also works to promote and advocate for refugees who are in Ireland and to create a better impression for the African members of the community. Interns may also have the opportunity to work with the youth program and initiate special projects.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a passion for working to advance this organization's cause, strong writing and research skills, as well as the ability to work well without supervision.
A community resource center for LGBT people, their families and friends based in central Dublin is seeking an intern. This organization's primary goal to offer a safe space for people to inform, meet, organize and effect positive change. This organization is very often the first point of contact for people into the LGBT world and also the place in which lots of groups and organizations have started off. Tasks may include: assistance with office administrative tasks, research, fund-raising, peer support groups, managing volunteers, consults/referrals, etc.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal intern will be passionate about LGBT issues and rights and will have strong MS Office skills, interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work as a resource for a vital community organization.
Established in 1941, this international development organization works toward sustainable development and the eradication of poverty through skilled professionals with local partner organizations in 11 countries. They advocate change in policies and practices in Ireland and Europe. The Irish branch of this organization was established in 2004 and implemented a Development Worker Program with managers who bring long-term practical change to the communities in which they operate. Their approach is to combine skill-sharing with policy change focused on three main themes: (1) sustainable environment; (2) participation and effective governance; (3) HIV/AIDs prevention, treatment, and education.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will want to contribute to structural policy change on a global level fundamental to effective government and sustainable environment.
This organization is dedicated to creating programs that support migrant and refugee women in Ireland through training, conducting research and needs assessments. Tasks may include working to develop a violence prevention training campaign, managing social media efforts, writing press releases, and working to develop a strategic communications plan.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in international relations and communication with a desire to work on behalf of migrant women from Africa.
Independent of all governments and funded by members and supporters, this organization campaigns for an end to the Chinese occupation of Tibet and for the fundamental human rights of Tibetans to be respected. Founded in 1987, this office is a vibrant hub of campaigning activity led by the director who is assisted by a strong team of staff and volunteers (more than 20,000 supporters) contributing to the public education and advocacy for change in Tibet. There are always important cases (on average 10-12 per year) which require letters, emails and/or faxes to be written to relevant authorities as well as staging talks and fundraising events, and also promoting the work and membership of the organization.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with grassroots advocacy, will have an understanding of issues in Asia and the displacement of a large nation of people, as well as writing, PR, and computer skills
This independent, nonprofit charity's principal activity is to further the knowledge and practice of optimum nutrition through the education of public health officials. They also serve to preserve and protect the health of the general public by giving advice, assistance and treatment.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in nutrition and a passion for educating the public and promoting healthy eating.
This placement is with a UK charity which aims to prevent sight loss and death as a result of having retinoblastoma (Rb) through raising awareness, funding research and supporting those affected by it. Raising awareness among healthcare professionals is a top priority as frequently parents are turned away by their general physician and told there is nothing wrong with their child only to discover at a much later stage their child has eye cancer and that only surgery to remove the eye can save their child’s life. The purpose of the internship role is to aid the efficient and effective management of the office, provide administrative support to the staff team and work on various projects as required by the team.
Ideal Candidate: A genuine interest in gaining experience and knowledge of the nonprofit sector as well as skills in communication, organization, database management, social media, writing, basic bookkeeping, and event management.
This non-profit works to improve the quality of life for African women and children by improving existing markets and constructing new ones with sustainable living conditions.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be a graduate student with strong writing and research skills. Passion for human rights issues.
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and database software programs.
Familiarity with efforts to empower women in the informal sector.
A registered foreign aid agency, this company is dedicated to assisting children in developing countries with severe health issues. Mainly focused in Southeast Asia, they work together with major UN and governmental aid agencies to improve the quality of life of children living with chronic diseases. Interns will be involved in grant writing and communicating with projects on location. Specific projects can be developed to meet the needs and interests of the interns.
Ideal Candidate: Background in social work, psychology, international development issues. Good writing and organizational skills and ability to work independently.
Help write promotional material for membership campaigns;
Contact lapsed members and urge them to renew;
Update member contact info for whom mail has been returned;
Research Fulbright Alumni around the country;
Create a database of famous alumni;
Develop contact lists and spreadsheets of Fulbright advisors on campuses;
Provide administrative assistance for membership related projects
Ideal Candidate: Pursuing a degree related to international education, English writing, association management, curriculum development, international business, Foreign Service, or related fields;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite;
Data entry experience;
Ability to keep to a tight timeline and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
Excellent customer service skills;
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
This organization is looking for an intern to provide research, administrative and logistical support to Global Affairs Partnership (GAP) in the Team’s overall fundraising, development and policy activities. GAP is responsible for bilateral and multilateral fundraising, new program development, support to Sustainable Business Practice, and proposal development for global programs.
Ideal Candidate: Current BA or MA student of International Relations, Conflict Studies, Development, or a related area;
Written and spoken fluency in English;
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet Search Engines).
The ideal candidate will further exhibit:
A self-starting, enthusiastic and flexible approach to the organization and the position;
Demonstrable interest in conflict resolution;
Good writing, editing and communication skills;
NGO, fundraising and/or international experience and/or interest;
Excellent attention to detail; and
Ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines.