INTERNSHIPS AT RESOLVE

We currently offer two different internship tracks. Please select the one that you are most aligned with when applying. Applications for internships that do not specify which track they are applying to will not be considered.

Non-profit Management Internship Programme

 This internship is ideal for a student wishing to get hands-on experience to understand the ins and outs of nonprofit work and understand the core elements of nonprofit management like fundraising, marketing and communications and development.

 SCOPE OF DUTIES 

  • Conduct research on the funder landscape, assist in grant writing, provide support to Resolve’s efforts to engage new donors and develop regular giving systems, online donation platforms and different fundraising appeals.
  • Work to build up Resolve’s brand recognition, scouting for key media opportunities, keeping track of media work and speaking engagement opportunities and helping improve its online presence.
  • Assist with Resolve’s external speaking opportunities, events management, creating presentation content design and materials and improving the website and newsletter and keeping it regularly updated.
  • Support organization-wide activities, such as planning and strategic meetings, represent Resolve externally where appropriate, participate in team meetings and staff-wide functions and events.

IS THIS YOU?

  • You possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • You have an eye for design and understanding of the importance of branding

  • You are familiar with CRM, website and newsletter platforms

  • You understand the power of social media for storytelling

  • You have an interest to work in NGOs and the non-profit sector

  • You are interested in using analytics and metrics to optimize outreach

Human Rights Education Internship Programme

This internship is ideal for someone who is passionate about the nexus of community empowerment and social justice to effect positive change. It is an ideal opportunity to get exposure to multidisciplinary, participatory approaches to advance equality.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

  • Assist in the coordination, implementation and evaluation of activities related to the execution of the social justice fellowship, alumni outreach and community outreach programmatic activities.

  • Keep abreast with relevant policy developments in Hong Kong/deliberations in the public eye, assisting in scouting opportunities for fellows and alumni and communicating with them about opportunities for engagement.

  • Conduct literature reviews on different elements of community empowerment and human rights education theory and do research to track and take stock of best practice in human rights education programs in other country contexts.

  • Support organization-wide activities, such as planning and strategic meetings, represent Resolve externally where appropriate, participate in team meetings and staff-wide functions and events.

IS THIS YOU?

  • You are interested in participatory approaches to human rights

  • You have excellent research skills and an analytical and curious mind

  • You are a people person with good cultural and emotional intelligence

  • You show demonstrated interest in social justice, equality and inclusion

  • You show strong familiarity with human rights concepts and framework

  • You are adaptable and flexible, able to shift course when needed

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Working at Resolve taught me various marketing and communication strategies and tools, provided me with an inclusive corporate culture, and opened my eyes to social justice work and its possibilities.
— Gabrielle Anne Conseja, Non-profit Management Summer Internship
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This internship gave me a clearer idea of the direction I would like to take my own career in. This practitioner’s perspective on activism and advocacy was really valuable to me.
— Sophie Li, Human Rights Education Summer Internship
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 Criteria

If you are interested in applying for one of our internship schemes, you must meet the following criteria:

  • At least one year of university studies already completed

  • Some previous NGO experience (volunteering or internship)

  • Permission to volunteer in Hong Kong

  • Strong computer literacy (particularly Google platforms)

  • Ability to bring own laptop for the internship

  • Some flexibility on weekends from time to time, (TOIL is given as compensation.

  • (Desirable but not required) Fluency in Chinese, verbal and written

  • Ability to manage deadlines, prioritize and multitask

  • Professionalism, team spirit and positive attitude

Benefits

Interns will gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of working in the charity sector. They will gain experience in the ins and outs of nonprofit management. Being a small organization, interns will have the opportunity to make impactful contributions that allow them to showcase their skills and leave the program with tangible achievements. Interns will strengthen their knowledge of human rights, diversity and inclusion and social justice issues in Hong Kong. Interns will also receive guided professional development. The internship provides a daily travel stipend.

Internship dates

Please note that interns should be available for a minimum of three months. Some discretion may be given for academic schedules. Please contact internships@resolvehk.org for more information. 

Fall Term Internship 

Date range for the internship: September - December
Please send applications for the fall internship as soon as possible. 

Minimum commitment: at least three months during the date range, working at least 16 hours a week during the working week.

Spring Term Internship

Date range for the internship: January - May
Deadline for spring term internship applications is 1 December.

Minimum commitment: at least three months during the date range, working at least 16 hours a week during the working week.  

Summer Term Internship

Date range for the internship: May - September
Deadline for summer term internship applications is 1 April.

Minimum commitment: at least two months during the date range, working at 24 hours a week (full-time strongly encouraged).

Apply now!

Interested applicants should send their

  • Resume
  • Cover letter / Statement of Interest 
  • Two reference contacts 

to internships@resolvehk.org, with the applicable subject line: "Human Rights Education / Non-Profit Management - [Term] Internship."

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited for an interview. 

 

 

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