JLI has an internship available on a rolling basis

– For more information please see below:

Paid Internship Opportunity

About JLI

The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI) seeks full and appropriate engagement of faith-based groups in the achievement of the SDGs through effective partnerships with public sector and secular entities, as well as among religious groups themselves. In support of this goal JLI gathers and communicates evidence for faith groups’ capacities activities and contributions to international development and humanitarian policy makers and practitioners. JLI works globally through Learning Hubs, publications and conferences.

Possible internship projects 

We currently have a couple internship opportunities for an 8-12 week projects, working under the supervision of JLI’s Knowledge Manager


Learning Hub (LH) internship

  • Support one or two LHs (current LHs: Gender-Based Violence, Peace & Conflict, Refugees & Forced Migration or Mobilization of Local Faith Communities)
  • Create and populate social media Learning Hubs, including Twitter & Facebook
  • Initiate Hub Member Engagement Process; utilize surveys to help improve member experience, analyse results and report to co-chairs & KM
  • Assess the current resources available on the hub sites and ensure resources are formatted and tagged appropriately
  • Help KM plan and support the learning exchange calls
  • Assist Hub researchers as needed with scoping study
    • Conduct quick mapping of FBOs (especially with engagement with UNHCR)
  • Potential projects with Hubs as possible


JLI Knowledge Management, Faith & Partnership Internship

  1. Create featured Board (31) and Advisory Group (10) profiles
    1. Understand and engage key JLI board organizations through interviews and possible videos of organization personnel
    2. Lead board profile development includes profile page, posts, communications from board websites
  2. Create and populate social media posts related to board & advisory group organizations
  3. Assist KM in finding, and developing resources, assess the current resources available on the hub sites and ensure resources are formatted and tagged appropriately
  4. Create and post blogs & news related to religion and development
  5. Potential projects with Learning Hubs as possible


  • Coursework and experience in global health & development, religion and development or related fields
  • Research skills and interest
  • Strong writer, editor and communicator
  • WordPress experience preferred
  • Commitment of 15 hours per week for 8 weeks



  • There is a stipend of $800 per internship, payable in two parts at the end of each month on submission of time sheets.
  • Flexible hours, much of the work being virtual
  • Exposure to latest issues in religion and global development
  • Mentorship
  • Possible invitations to participate in external meetings, including at the World Bank, USAID, United States Institute of Peace, and United Nations


How to Apply

Please email your resume,short (2 page max) writing sample, and cover letter stating how your qualifications meet the requirements, please note which hubs you are most interested in to Stacy Nam, JLI Knowledge Manager at [email protected]. Internships at JLI are on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as convenient.




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