Hivos International

Graduate Project Intern: Open Society Programme

Hivos Southern Africa seeks qualified candidates for the position of:
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Graduate Project Intern: Open Society Programme
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40 hours per week, for 3 months
Southern Africa
Hivos Southern Africa: Malawi

Job context

The Hivos Southern Africa hub is offering an internship opportunity to work for an international development organisation. The objective of the internship is to enhance the educational experience of graduates from diverse academic backgrounds through practical work assignments and on-the-job experience and to expose them to the work being done in the Open thematic area of the Hivos Programmes.  

Hivos aims towards an open and green society, inspired by humanist values such as freedom, dignity, responsibility and curiosity. Our objective is that every person can live in freedom and dignity on a planet that is sustainable. We pride ourselves as upholding the principles of Social innovation of generating new ideas and approaches that resolve existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges for the benefit of people and planet. Hivos has a long track record of being creative and innovative. With social innovation we’re going to take these developments to the next level by working more collaboratively, systematically, innovatively.

Programme Area

  • The Open Thematic Area for Hivos Civic Engagement for Open Contracting (CEfOC) and Cultural Fund for Malawi (CFM) Projects.

Your profile

  • Graduates seeking internship in the dveleopment sector who intend to study further or to work in project implementation.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies, Humanities, Education, Communication/Journalism or any relavant Degree.

About Hivos

Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.