Internships

We offer a range of full-time and part-time internship opportunities to support students and fresh graduates who wish to gain work experience and skills.

develop a set of skills and experiences

Role-based positions

  • Carry out training needs analyses with partners, market research, identify opportunities for WISE to provide training.
  • Identify the training needs of team members and develop a competency framework of WISE skills.
  • Research, compile and monitor sources of learning opportunities, and share opportunities and resources with relevant teams.
  • Develop learning outcomes, lesson plans, and training material.
  • Run capacity building programs, including setting timelines, scheduling trainers and facilitators, contacting leads, communicating with applicants and participants, and hosting workshops.
  • Plan and run internal online sharing sessions.
  • Carry out literature reviews and background research to support the design and contextualisation of WISE’s community development, behaviour change, and research projects.
  • Assist with primary data collection efforts, including the recruitment of and communication with respondents, tracking of responses, cleaning of data, and monitoring and compiling of feedback.
  • Draft needs assessment, activity, and research reports.
  • Draft inception reports, analyse secondary, quantitative, and qualitative data, and prepare final reports for consulting assignments.
  • Assist with designing frameworks and systems to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of WISE’s programs and projects.
  • Compile feedback from WISE’s activities, and assist with the data analysis and report writing.
  • Prepare and process requests, payments, and supporting documentation.
  • Update accounts, financial projections, and the donor database.
  • Assist with preparing budgets and financial reports.
  • Work with team members to track the time spent on tasks, and analyse the profitability of paid assignments.
  • Identify funding opportunities, and; draft grant proposals.
  • Track grant income and expenditures, and; prepare of grant statements.
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies and crowdfunding campaigns.
  • Manage general emails, Hubspot CRM database, and social media platforms.
  • Create content and templates for WISE’s newsletter, website, social media, documents, and other communications materials.
  • Organise the translation of materials to/from Bahasa Indonesia and Khmer.
  • Compile, track and analyse website, social media, and newsletter analytics, and recommend how WISE can improve its reach and engagement.
  • Research networking opportunities and potential partners.
  • Develop partnership, outreach, and fundraising strategies.
  • Analyse, streamline and integrate tools that WISE uses and needs, including migrating to new tools.
  • Create guidelines to encourage the standardardised use of tools, and train team members on commonly-used tools.
  • Provide technical support for tools such as Microsoft Azure, WordPress, and so on.
  • Review and improve on existing workflows through standard operating procedures, workflow automation, codes and scripts, and so on.
  • Draft role descriptions, and put up openings on volunteer and recruitment platforms.
  • Monitor, screen, and follow up on applications, including arranging and conducting interviews, preparing agreements, and onboarding the incoming team members.
  • Organise and run weekly staff and intern check-in meetings.
  • Encourage team members to update their personal profiles.
  • Run volunteer engagement surveys, including data analysis and recommendations.
  • Recommend, plan and implement volunteer engagement activities.
  • Run and analyse data from mental health check-ins.
  • Develop capacity and resources to support mental health.
  • Work with team/project leads to update the status of team members, and follow up with members whose statuses have changed, including offboarding members existing WISE.

Carry out projects with goals and deliverables

Project-based positions

Find a full list of opportunities at rebrand.ly/WISEVolOpp.

  1. Carry out literature review on a topic related to migrant work in Singapore
  2. Carry out stakeholder mapping of migrant worker organsations in various countries
  3. Develop training module a topics related to environment, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), migration and labour, and/or education
  4. Contextualise Designing for Behaviour Change workshop for Cambodia
  5. Create a behaviour change problem statement database
  6. Investigate the possibility of creating a non-profit network for Southeast Asia
  7. Develop monitoring and evaluation framework for the organisation
  1. Implement fundraising or donations strategy
  2. Run a crowdfunding campaign
  3. Market research on consulting opportunities in Southeast Asia
  1. Create project content for WISE’s website and social media platforms
  2. Translate report or other content from English to Bahasa Indonesia or Khmer
  1. Compile resources on mental health
  2. Organise and run an online sharing session related to social and environmental issues in Indonesia, Cambodia and/or Singapore
  1. Compile a list of non-profit related laws and regulations in Indonesia or Cambodia
  2. Tidy Hubspot CRM database
  3. Develop a system for managing shared passwords

Ready to join WISE?

Recruitment proces

Apply

Tell us more about your interests and motivations, and how you would like to be involved with WISE.

Call/Meetup

Let’s get to know each other and identify potential roles or projects that align with your goals.

Offer

We will send you more information on selected roles and projects for you to consider carefully.

Onboarding

If you accept, we will prepare an internship agreement and send onboarding instructions!

Frequently asked questions

Yes. We welcome interns from anywhere in the world who are willing to work from home. 

No, we do not send staff, interns, or volunteers to other countries. However, being a regional organisation, you will have the opportunity to be involved in projects from Indonesia, Cambodia, and Singapore and/or work with team members from around the world.

To get the most out of the experience, we recommend that full-time interns complete at least one month and part-time interns complete at at least two days per week for three months. However, we are happy to discuss an arrangement that fits with your schedule.

Unfortunately, we do not yet have the budget to provide an allowance on our own. However, we work with universities and programs such as the Youth Corps Internship Scheme and the Asia-Ready Exposure Programme to fund allowances.

Of course! As long as you are willing to learn, we would love to offer opportunities for you to gain experience that you might find difficult to get elsewhere.  

All applicants will be contacted. Depending on our capacity, it may take us up to a few weeks to get to you. If you do not hear from us after a month, please contact hr@washinseasia.org.

We work with academic institutions such as the Singapore University of Social Sciences and Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health to offer internships that fulfil graduation requirements or provide course credits. If you would like to partner WISE, please email hr@washinseasia.org