New York Spring 2020 Internships

New York
Less Than 1 Year


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 and positions.

*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 organisations in the world.



January 27, 2020 – April 24, 2020


All US-based interns are paid a monthly stipend of $650


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


Internships will be based in New York, NY.


  • All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 20 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 programme (within 2 years)

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

Advocacy Support Intern:

  • Eligible Candidates: Current college student, recent college graduate, graduate student, completed graduate programme

  • Appropriate Fields of Study/Majors: Sociology, International Relations, Social Science, Social Communication

The Advocacy and External Engagement team leads World Vision’s advocacy and external engagement at the United Nations to raise challenges on realising children’s right, particularly the most vulnerable and to bring their voices to the global level. The team supports the following areas: development of international and external activities to meet specific communications objectives, organisation of external events to advance advocacy on children’s rights, collaborative external engagement of World Vision delegation to UN meetings, and social media endeavors.

The intern’s responsibilities will include:

  • Record meeting notes shared across internal stakeholders.

  • Support ongoing twitter engagement through WV UN handle.

  • Support development of internal and external communications to disseminate World Vision's work and advance advocacy priorities.

  • Support to miscellaneous needs regarding WV United Nations engagement including attending meetings to support mapping Governments’ positions and commitments to children on key priority issues involving WV UN engagement.