CSDS is looking for intern position working in Youth Development Projects


The Center for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes education for sustainable development in Vietnam. We support and empower youth to become positive agents of change regarding development issue. We work with women and children and marginalised groups and promote environmental protection. Another important component of CSDS is international volunteering program. CSDS supports international volunteers while they are doing volunteering work in different project sites such as disabled children’s centres, orphanages, local NGOs and schools.

We are looking for two interns to join the CSDS team based in Hanoi.

1. Project assistant intern

What will you do?

  • Arrange all necessary logistics for the project activities (workshops, training etc.) such as booking accommodation for participants, photocoping materials, arranging transport, suppling stationery
  • Maintain effective communication systems and ensure information flow between project and relevant parties
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by supervisors and in line with organizational priorities


  • Be 20-25 years old
  • Passion for social and community work
  • Good written and reading English skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to attend office 5 full days per week
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and with minimal supervision
  • Can travel outside of Hanoi 
  • Can start working as soon as possible

2. Communication intern

We are looking for a person who will understand the stories of CSDS and our target groups and help us to get this message to the right people. This person is also encouraged to use communication as a tool to find ideas and feedback from the community to support CSDS’ projects and campaigns (such as crowdsourcing)

What will you do?

  • Update and manage CSDS’s activities communication
  • Make documentation of activities, using words, photos and clips
  • Draft communication publications about the project
  • Manage information and data on the youth network including website, forum and mailing list
  • You will also support all programs and campaigns run by CSDS
  • Contribute to ideation and planing for monthly communication plan


  • Be 20-25 years old
  • Passion for social and community work
  • Good written and reading English skills
  • Creative, willing to learn new knowledge and easy to adapt to new environment
  • Able to attend office 5 full days per week
  • You can create accurate, clean, simple and attractive content in English and Vietnamese
  • You know current social media trends and how to get the most from them
  • You have a personal laptop and are comfortable working online
  • Good computer skills on Word, Excel and e-mail applications, graphic design and video editing would be preferences
  • Basic understanding about webmaster, WordPress, SEO…

Having some of these skills is a plus (if you don’t already have them, don’t hesitate to show us your desire to learn and how you will achieve it)

What can you get?

  • Work in intercultural environment
  • Participate in a series of training: research, monitoring and evaluation, personal leadership etc..
  • Gain knowledge of and practical experience in the development field
  • Learning new skills: graphic design, writing, teamwork…
  • Allowance as CSDS’s intern policy

Applicants are requested to send CV (written in English only)  to tuananh@csds.vn no later than November 20, 2015.

Title: Position – Full name


Author: Lien Quan

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