Intern with us

Are you interested in working in the NGO and development sector? Do you want to learn about what it takes to do fundraising?

You can apply for one of our internship programmes!

At CWS, we encourage a positive learning experience and can orient your internship towards your main interests.

Marketing and Events Internship


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme
  • Interested in coordinating events
  • Sound communication skills in English
  • Good team player, independent, responsible and able to explore new ideas
  • Proficient in Photoshop and fluency in Cantonese appreciated

Research and Communications Internship


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme
  • Familiarity/Interest in development issues and/or international relations
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Organised, self-motivated, reliable and flexible
  • Web design, editing or Photoshop skills appreciated

How to Apply

We run both internship programmes during the summer and during the winter and require a full time commitment of 8-12 weeks and 4-8 weeks respectively.

We also welcome part time interns who are able to commit on a regular basis outside of their studying time during the year.

If you wish to apply for an internship with CWS, please email a cover letter, a CV, and a brief writing sample (500 words in English) to In your cover letter please let us know your availability.

Please indicate which internship you are applying for in the e-mail subject line.

Application Submission Deadline

Applications must be received by:

  • April 15th for a summer placement
  • October 15th for a winter placement
  • We accept applications year round for part time internships

Late applicants will be considered if there is space available.

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