The following list consists of international organisations that might have formal internship programs. This is not a full comprehensive list of ALL international organisations. You are strongly encouraged to contact those organisations without a formal program to find out more about ad-hoc job opportunities.
NOTE: Information is accurate at time of update. Please look up the organisation's websites for most up-to-date information and specific application procedures.
http://www.internshipasia.com - A compiled list of available internships in Asia, with information on who to contact, descriptions of the internship.
http://www.crossculturalsolutions.org - Cross-Cultural Solutions is a recognised leader in the field of international volunteering, with over 4,000 volunteers each year.
http://www.fsdinternational.org - The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1995 to support underserved communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. They provide human and financial resources to more than 200 community-based organisations to build capacity and collaboratively implement solutions that address Microfinance, Health, Environment/Appropriate Technology, Youth and Education, Women's Empowerment, Human Rights and Community Development.
http://www.globalplacement.com - An online mediation agency for international internships, graduation assignments and traineeships.
http://www.ngoabroad.com - NGOabroad is a unique service that helps you enter or advance in international humanitarian work & provides frugal, customised international volunteer opportunities.
http://www.vfp.org - International Voluntary Service Exchange Volunteers for Peace is a non-profit membership organisation that offers placement in over 3000 volunteer projects in more than 100 countries. VFP also organises 50-60 service projects in the United States each year.
http://www.globalcrossroad.com/internshipabroad.php - Global Crossroad’s internship abroad program offers 2-12 weeks of customised internship opportunities for students, researchers, and explorers in 20 different countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America, with projects in more countries becoming available soon.
http://www.advance-africa.com/internships.html - Advance-Africa offers products and sercices geared towards advancement of Africans. These include scholarships for African students, development jobs in Africa, internships as well as volunteers in Africa opportunities.
http://www.idealist.org/if/as/Internship - Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organisation founded in 1995 with offices in the United States and Argentina. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organisations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives.
http://www.ifrevolunteers.org/internship - As a non profit organisation, Global Future Institute DBA Institute for Field Research Expeditions (IFRE) conducts and supports authentic field research programs on poverty, ecology, environment, wildlife, disease and other areas affecting our global communities.
http://www.unfpa.org/employment/internship.html - The United Nations Fund for Population Activities is the largest international funded source of assistance to population programs in developing countries. UNFPA promoties awareness of population problems and provides program and financial assistance to developing countries.
http://www.undp.org/internships - The United Nations Development Program is the world's largest multilateral source of grand funding for development cooperation. In each developing country, UNDP also plays the chief coordinating role for operational development activities undertaken by the whole UN System.
http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_internship.html - The UN Children's Fund was established to meet the emergency survival needs of post-war Europe and China, UNICEF now cooperates with governments to improve the survival, protection and development of children everywhere.
http://www.fao.org/VA/vol_en.htm - Food and Agricultural Organisation was established to improve agricultural productivity and food security, and to better the living standards of rural populations.
http://www.unescap.org/jobs/internships - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) is the UN's regional development arm for Asia/Pacific countries. It is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand and their work targets three thematic areas; 1) poverty reduction; 2) managing globalization; and 3) tackling emerging social issues. Major work programmes based out of the ESCAP Secretariat include Poverty and Development; Trade and Investment; Statistics; Transport and Tourism; Environment and Sustainable Development; Information, Communication, and Space Technology; and Emerging Social Issues. Internship and job applications are reviewed by ESCAP’s human resources section.
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/pers/vacancy/intern.htm - The International Labor Organisation formulates policies and programs to improve working conditions and employment opportunities, and sets labour standards used by countries around the world. In 1946 it became the first specialised agency associated with the UN.
http://www.unas.org.sg - The United Nations Association of Singapore was established as a non-governmental organisation in 1969. As a voluntary organisation, its membership is open to all who support the United Nations and its charter obligations.
http://www.aseansec.org - The Association of Southeast Asian Nationas or ASEAN was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok. The ASEAN Declaration states that the aims and purposes of the Association are: (1) to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region and (2) to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.
http://www.who.int/employment/internship/en - The World Health is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
http://www.imf.org/external/np/adm/rec/job/summint.htm - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organisation of 185 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment.
http://www.adb.org/Internship/default.asp - The work of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is aimed at improving the welfare of the people in Asia and the Pacific, particularly the 1.9 billion who live on less than $2 a day. Despite many success stories, Asia and the Pacific remains home to two thirds of the world's poor.
http://www.redcross.org/services/diversity/0,1082,0_108_,00.html - The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organisation led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
http://www.apec.org/apec/about_apec/apec_secretariat/opportunities/internship.html - Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation is the only inter-governmental grouping in the world operating on the basis of non-binding commitments, open dialogue and equal respect for the views of all participants.
http://www.edf.org/page.cfm?tagID=371&jobSort=Type - Environmental's Defense's distinctive approach to environmental protection emphasizes science, economics, and the use of market mechanisms where appropriate to reach well-crafted, durable solutions.
http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/intern_e.htm - The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is the only global international organisation dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business.
http://www.ifc.org/ifcext/careers.nsf/3e9bdcd6b9de8edaca25692100069835/8fd510e9d0b2e77985256ec300731630?OpenDocument - International Finance Cooperation provides loans, equity, structured finance and risk management products and advisory services to build the private sector in developing countries.
http://www.amnesty.or.th/main/JoinUs5.asp - Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide voluntary activist movement working for human rights.
http://www.pactcambodia.org - Pact Cambodia aims to empower people to earn a dignified living, raise healthy families and participate in democratic life. Pact Camobodia accepts volunteers to work on existing programs. If you would like to express an interest in volunteering with Pact Cambodia, please email your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.economistgroup.com/working_with_us/internships/index.html - Edited in London since 1843, The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication, offering clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.
http://www.idealist.org - Idealist
http://www.networkforgood.org - Network for Good
http://www.nonprofitcareer.com - NonProfit Career Network
http://www.publicallies.org - Public Allies
http://www.pnnonline.org - Philanthropy News Network
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/jobs - Sustainable Business
http://www.nonprofitoyster.com - NonprofitOyster, Inc
http://www.savethechildren.org - Save the Children
http://www.globalvolunteers.org - Global Volunteers
http://www.opportunitynocs.com - Opportunity Knocks
http://www.pnp-inc.com - Professionals for Nonprofits
http://www.goingglobal.com - Going Global
http://www.interexchange.com - Interexchange
http://www.worldwidejobs.com - World Wide Jobs
http://www.actionagainsthunger.org - Action Against Hunger
http://www.acumenfund.org - Acumen Fund
http://www.afdb.org - African Development
http://www.peacelink.it/afrights/homepage.html - African Rights
http://www.amnesty.org - Amnesty International
http://www.oneworldtrust.org - One World Trust
http://www.apnplus.org - Asia Pacific Network of People Living With HIV/Aids
http://www.forum-asia.org - Asian Forum for Human Rights & Development
http://www.care.org - Care International
http://www.ccsindia.org - Centre for Civil Society
http://www.chinaaidsfund.org - China Aids Fund, Inc
http://www.chinalaborwatch.org - China Labor Watch
http://www.dai.com - Development Alternatives, Inc
http://www.domini.com - Domini Social Investment
http://www.emergingmarketsgroup.com - Emerging Markets Group
http://www.jetro.go.jp/singapore - Japan External Trade Organisation
http://www.kiasia.org - Kenan Institute, Asia
http://www.ncuscr.org - National Committee on US-China Relations
http://www.weforum.org - World Economic Forum
http://www.globalinsight.com - World Markets Research Centre