Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF-USA) is pleased to announce its paid Internship Program. Interns gain practical work experience and support the work of our Communications, Development, Program, Human Resources (both for the field and the office), and Executive departments. Interns also gain a basic introduction to the field of international medical humanitarian aid and advocacy. All internships will take place in our New York office and will be paid at the rate of $11.00 per hour.
2017 Internship Program Schedule
Spring Internship 2017
January 17 to May 26
Please submit your application by: December 30, 2016
Summer Internship 2017
May 30 to August 25
Please submit your application by: April 18, 2017
Fall Internship 2017
September 5 to December 15
Please submit your application by: August 18, 2017
*For Access Campaign Internships, please aim to submit your application as soon as possible for early consideration!
This is a competitive program. Candidates will be selected on a merit basis.
Due to high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted after the application deadline.
Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Candidates may apply for more than one term, but will only be contacted regarding the most current term.
To obtain an internship position, you must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship. International candidates are responsible for securing their U.S. work permit. If your CV indicates that you are not based in New York, please make sure to explicitly note in your cover letter that you will be available to move to New York City for the duration of the internship, if applicable.
All candidates are responsible for their own accommodation (and relocation, if applicable) in New York City. If your CV indicates that you are not based in New York, please make sure to explicitly note in your cover letter that you will be available to move to New York City for the duration of the internship, if applicable.
No calls or e-mails please regarding application status.
In addition to paid internships, Doctors Without Borders participates in work/study programs for those who qualify.
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Subject line: (Internship Title – Term).
Example: If you are applying to the Web Internship for the Fall 2017 program, then your email Subject line should be: Web Intern – Fall 2017.
If you are applying for more than one internship position, please send an email for each position using the example above.
Note: Preferred document submission format is PDF and Microsoft Word Document.