CSDS is looking for interns

Center for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) is a not- for- profit organization which promotes education for Sustainable Development in Vietnam; supports women and children and empower youth; cares for education and protect environment. Other important component of CSDS is international volunteering program. CSDS supports international volunteers while they are doing volunteering work in different project sites such as disable children center, orphanage, local NGO and teaching at schools.

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

1. Volunteer program intern

When will you work?

From end of May to end of September 2014 with possible extension.

What will you do?

Provide support to administrative work in the office and assistance to international volunteers during their volunteer period. Volunteer program intern is required to work full-time from Monday to Wednesday, in CSDS office or project sites.

You are the person we are look for if you:

  • Are 20-25 years old
  • Can speak and write fluently in English
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Are willing to go by bus when needed
  • Can start working as soon as possible

What can you get?

  • Free lunch at CSDS office during working days.
  • Free lunch at CSDS office during working days.
  • Bus ticket covered when accompanying international volunteers to their placements.
  • Attend CSDS trainings if relevant.
  • Receive free English class with international volunteers.
  • Receive certificate by CSDS at the end of the internship
  • Participation in other CSDS/SDC events if suitable (Humanitour, Little Seeds program, CSDS/SDC campaign, etc)

Applicants are requested to send CV (written in English only) and Motivation letter to hiennguyen@csds.vn no later than Thursday, May 22nd, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

2. Communication intern

We are in search of a person who will understand the stories of CSDS and our target groups, and help us to whisper to the right people about what we are doing. That person is also encouraged to use communication as a tool to find ideas and feedback from the community to support CSDS’ projects and campaigns (aka. crowdsourcing)

Besides, you will also support in all programs and campaigns run by CSDS.

You are the person we are look forward to working with if:

  •  You can curate clean, simple and attractive content in English and Vietnamese.
  • You know how social media are working and how to get the best from them.
  • You are willing to learn more technical skills and graphic skills
  • You have a personal laptop and don’t mind working online

Moreover, having one of these skills is a plus (otherwise, don’t hesitate to show us your desire to learn and how you will archieve it): webmaster, graphic designs, video making, photography.

What can you get?

You will receive all benefits like Volunteer Program Intern gets, plus being trained in graphic design, webmaster, video making.

Applicants are requested to send CV (written in English only) and Motivation letter to trangnguyen@csds.vn no later than Thursday, May 22nd, 2014.

Trang Nguyen

Author: Trang Nguyen

Communication officer at CSDS

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