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Fall 2017 World Vision Interns (Federal Way, WA)

Job Description


You are able to indicate interest in up to 3 total internship positions (regardless of location)—please list in order of preference at the top of your resume or cover letter. Therefore, only submit one application even if you are interested in multiple locations.

*Not all positions listed are guaranteed to be filled.


World Vision Internships provide a three-month opportunity for exceptional students and recent graduates ready to explore a career in the international relief and development sector. We are committed to providing interns with a meaningful learning experience where you are able to learn, grow and connect alongside other emerging professionals who are passionate about our mission.

Learn: Take on challenging and meaningful work assignments while developing your technical skills and gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Grow: Deepen your understanding of the sector, develop your leadership potential and grow your Christian faith during weekly professional development seminars and workshops.

Connect: Form connections with a diverse nationwide intern cohort and build your professional network at one of the largest international relief, development and advocacy organizations in the world.



September 18 - December 15, 2017


All US-based interns are paid a monthly stipend of $250


Full-time and part-time opportunities are available (20-40 hours/week)


Internships will be based in Seattle (Federal Way, WA)


  • All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours per week

  • Eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen/resident or F1-student visa)

  • Current student or recent graduate from an undergraduate/graduate program (within 2 years)

  • Adhere to the Christian Statement of Faith required by all World Vision International employees


Digital Health Intern:

Eligible Candidates: Current undergraduate or graduate student or completed graduate program

Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Public Health, Communications, Social Science, International Development, Public Administration/Policy.

Objective: Undertake research, assessments, analysis and writing and project/meeting and general knowledge management for digital health (mHealth) that will build theWV knowledge base, resources available to implementing offices and the publication of the 2016 WV Global mHealth Report.

Research and project management of the development and publications process to produce the WV Global mHealth Report based on FY17 operations. Collaborate to develop framework and tools for case study documentation as part of this report. Create content for this WV Global mHealth Report as follows:

  • Gather current status, data, documentation of existing and upcoming mHealth projects, and perform specific analysis of this data and draft explanatory narrative to accompany.

  • Create strategic national ecosystem summaries of the current state and opportunities for growth in scaling digital health within specific countries.

  • Draft case study (ies) to showcase evidence base for selected countries as appropriate.

Expand and refine content for digital health (mHealth) toolkits, guidance documents and M&E.

Support related knowledge management activities including:

  • Integrate new and/or refined documentation into WV mHealth Interest Group Intranet Site.

  • Support preparation, organization and execution of mHealth Interest Group Meetings.

  • Collate information and prepare ICT4D mass mailing newsletter on the MailChimp platform on a 4-6 weekly basis.

Public Health Communications Intern – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH):

Eligible Candidates: Undergraduate or current graduate student or completed graduate program.

Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Public Health, Communications, Social Science, International Development, Public Administration/Policy.

World Vision's WASH team aims to reach everyone, everywhere we work with clean water, sanitation and hygiene before 2030. This intern would support our efforts appropriately monitor and evaluate our work, as well as our efforts to integrate with other sectors to ensure we are reaching children in their first two years of life.

  • Develop communications/content pieces to support World Vision's BabyWASH initiative -- includes web-based communication, development of communications plans and newsletters, and preliminary review of technical content.

  • Assist our Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to support the development and execution aspects of a communications plan our WASH evaluation conducted through the University for UNC.

  • Assist with internal website communications on WV Central and

Video Editing Intern, Global Communications:

Eligible Candidates: Current college student or recent college graduate, graduate student.

Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Film, Communications, Journalism, Media, Photography/Videography, Content Curation & Management, Graphic Design.

World Vision constantly gathers high definition, top-quality video footage featuring our work in the field.

The intern will be responsible for reviewing footage from prior trips and editing together thematic b-roll collections and will upload these files to our global library (ie: “smiling children from Uganda,” or “Cambodia health clinic”).

By editing the raw footage into short, excellent b-roll clips, the footage will be easier to use and will be more accessible in the global library. This intern will allow our teams to make better use of existing footage, avoid duplicate trips to the field, and will assist our advocacy and fundraising efforts.

Intern responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing archived footage from previous projects and extracting key clips that can be used in other projects.

  • Streamline the archive by creating thematic b-roll clips that will be used in future projects.

  • Exporting final projects into web-resolution files.

  • Uploading files created to the Global Digital Asset Management library for use by staff worldwide.