Internship at SRD

The Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD), a Vietnamese non-government organization (VNGO), is committed to empower disadvantaged communities in rural and mountainous areas to adapt to changing environments, and to manage sustainably livelihood systems in an equal and compassionate society.

Founded in 2006, SRD has conducted nearly 50 projects with the main focus on sustainable agriculture, rural livelihoods, climate change, local governance and pro-poor policy advocacy. SRD is a founding member and the chair of major national networks including the VNGO&CC, VNGO-FLEGT and an active member of many other national/regional networks and policy forums.

SRD internship program is opening a door to welcome talented and dynamic students to a challenging, but rewarding an opportunity to work in a multi-cultural and professional organization. The experiences that you will gain at SRD will help you to develop your future career.

We are currently looking for two fulltime Vietnamese interns, one will supporting for SRD’s Program Department and one for Communications Department. The internship placements will be based at SRD office in Hanoi with frequent travel in Northern and Central provinces.

1.   Program Internship

  • Supporting to Program officers at FLEGT and REDD team;
  • Translating documents in terms of Climate Change, Forestry Governance and other fields, as required;
  • Supporting on preparation logistic for the training courses, workshops and events;
  • Accompanying SRD staff to fieldtrip;
  • Providing interpretation for foreign staff/ advisor and donors (when required);
  • Supporting other tasks if required.

2.   Communications Internship

  • Supporting to Communications staff in collecting data, writing stories from SRD’s program to develop high quality reports (annual report, newsletter, e-bulletin, etc.) updates and briefing paper,
  • Support on writing article about SRD’s activities to upload onto SRD websites and other media tools.
  • Support to manage the media tools of SRD such as websites, facebook, twitter;
  • Compiling lessons learned and experiences from SRD’s program work, participate in studies/research on relevant topics.
  • Translating documents in terms of Environment, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Agriculture and Livelihood fields, as required;
  • Support on preparation logistic for the training courses, workshops and events;
  • Support to contact with relevant media works on SRD’s behalf.   
  • Support on taking photos, making video of project activities
  • Accompanying SRD staff to fieldtrip (as required);

Qualification requirement

  • Bachelor degree or Post graduated student,
  • English fluency is mandatory;
  • Good at communication skills;
  • Experience in translating and interpreting;
  • Willing to frequently travel to project sites and commit to work in development, non-profit fields.
  • Allowance
  • Six (06) month fulltime interns working contract with SRD will be concluded with the allowance is US$100/ month, free lunch will be provided.


Candidates are encouraged to submit their application, including a Cover Letter (in English), CV in English and copies (notarization not required) of relevant degree (if any) by 16 March 2015 via email [email protected] . Application sent by post is not preferable.

Only those candidates that are short-listed for interview will be notified. Applications will not be returned.

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Mon, 2015-03-16