Mercy Corps is always looking for outstanding students and recent graduates who are committed to international issues and are interested in humanitarian aid and development careers. Please search below for our currently available internships.
Headquarters Internships (US and Europe)
Internships provide aspiring international development professionals a chance to do real-world research, learn the ins-and-outs of global relief and development work, and gain exposure to a full range of non-profit management issues. Undergraduate and graduate-level internships may be available at Mercy Corps’ U.S. headquarters in Portland, Oregon including offices in Washington, DC or Cambridge, MA and our European headquarters in London and Edinburgh. These opportunities will be posted as they become available.
Field (International) Internships
Field internships are excellent opportunities for those seeking a career in development to gain applicable field work experience. Summer internship opportunities are posted between January and April, as needed. Other opportunities will be posted as they become available. Click here to return to an overview of our internship program.
Please note Mercy Corps does not require any fees to apply for posted positions.
Advocacy and Public Relations
|Advocacy & External Relations Intern||The Hague, South Holland|
Finance and Compliance
|Portland, OR - Spring Legal Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Business Development Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|DRC - Governance and Behavior Change Communications Intern||Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Program Management Internship||London, London|
Marketing and Communications
|Portland, OR - Global Envision Impact Journalism Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Junior Designer Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Washington DC - Media Relations Intern||Washington, District of Columbia|
|Colombia - Monitoring & Evaluation and Communications Intern||Bogota, Colombia|
|DRC - IMAGINE Monitoring & Evaluation Intern||Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|DRC - Water Sanitation and Hygiene Program Internship||Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Portland - Data Analysis Intern: Fleet Safety & Road Safety Research||Portland, Oregon|
|San Francisco Bay/ Portland, OR/ Boston, MA or Washington DC - Peace & Conflict Knowledge Management & Communications Intern|
|Tunisia - Grants and Communications Internship||Tunis, Tunisia|
|Washington DC - Conflict and Migration Research Intern||Washington, District of Columbia|