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
|Washington, DC - Resilience and Policy Intern||Washington, District of Columbia|
|Portland, OR - Country People Team Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Blockchain for Social Impact Intern||Portland, Oregon|
Monitoring and Evaluation
|Myanmar - Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Intern||Yangon, Myanmar|
Operations and Logistics
|Portland, OR - Program Performance and Quality Communications Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|London - Peace and Conflict Intern||London, London|
|Portland, OR - Complex Program Start-Up Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Economic Growth Portfolio Analysis Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Meaningful Youth Engagement Communications and Strategy Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, OR - Tech-Youth Civic Engagement Intern||Portland, Oregon|
|Portland, Washington DC, or London - Reduced Access Programming Data Analysis Intern|
|Timor-Leste - Agriculture Innovations Intern||Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor)|
|Uganda - Civil Society Organization Intern||Karamoja, Karamoja|
|Washington, DC - Governance and Resilience Intern||Washington, District of Columbia|
|Portland, Washington, DC, Remote - Ventures Investment Analyst Intern|
Talent and Strategy
|Portland, OR - Video Editing and Content Creation Intern||Portland, Oregon|