Programme Assistant Internship

  • Contract
  • Netherlands
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Transition International

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Please note: ability (and visa) to live and work in the Netherlands for a period of at least six months are necessary.

We have an interesting opening for an active and vibrant individual, who wants to work in a high paced environment. The internship will be 6 months, with good prospects of obtaining a junior professional post after completion of the internship. The intern will have the opportunity to develop their skills, gain practical work experience, and familiarise themselves with the multi-dimensionality of the development and peacebuilding field. In addition, this internship provides you with a worldwide network of colleagues and clients.


While all will depend on our assignments, tasks may include:

  • Conducting background research and literature reviews;
  • Analysing field data and coordinating reports;
  • Assist in identifying and writing tender documents;
  • English editing, translation and formatting reports;
  • Prepare training materials;
  • Liaise and support senior consultants based around the world;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field, Bachelor’s degree is acceptable if the candidate has relevant work experience;
  • Experience in research and writing;
  • Experience with data (Stata) is an advantage;
  • Business proficiency in English, knowledge of French is an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Possessing a driver’s license is a plus.

Core skill set

  • Flexibility and adaptability to ever-changing needs and responsibilities;
  • Strong communicative, organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Flexibility in working hours;
  • Passion for international development;
  • Being committed to TI aims and values;
  • Ability (and visa) to live and work in the south of the Netherlands for a period of at least six months.


TI offers an informal, innovative, and dynamic learning environment. Lunches are provided at the office and housing is available against a small fee. No payment will be made under this contract.

Applicants must have a laptop which they can work from with Microsoft Office installed (due to previous compatibility difficulty, no Apple devices).

Please be aware that non-EU citizens need a visa to stay more than 90 days in the Netherlands. Transition International is not in a position to help the intern obtain a visa. As such, any non-EU candidate applying for this position should have a valid visa for 6 months.

How to apply

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to: [email protected].

We look forward to receiving your applications.

Noting that Closing date is 24-Jul-22