Interning at Saferworld


  • To create an opportunity for graduates to gain practical work experience in the non-governmental sector.
  • To assist in the development of young professionals committed to the ideals of peace-building, conflict prevention and building safer lives.

Guiding principles

  • Internships will be subject to a selection process in line with Saferworld’s recruitment policy.
  • The number of interns will be restricted to take account of management time and capacity. In general a maximum of two interns will be employed at any one time.
  • Internships will be for a minimum of 6 months and will not exceed 12 months.
  • Internships will be paid positions with the salary set at an appropriate level.  
  • Foreign nationals may be considered in our offices on a case-by-case basis, but cannot take precedence over national staff.  Work permit and funding (if applicable) would be the responsibility of the foreign national to provide. 
  • Saferworld does not offer generic internships. When a position becomes available it is posted on our website in the same manner as any other vacancy.