Start date: May 2023

Length: Flexible; minimum of 3 months

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the project team on HD’s related to peacebuilding on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Contributing ideas and feedback on project plans and activities.
  • Assisting in the drafting of narrative/review reports and grant proposals.
  • Attend and summarize online and in-person events related to the Korean Peninsula.
  • Conducting research and analysis in support of projects.
  • Over the course of the internship, the project intern will be expected to propose and complete a small project on their own initiative. This aim of this project is to provide the intern with an opportunity to create and shape a concrete deliverable which contributes to HD’s work and can be shown to future employers. The scope of this project will be made in consultation with the project team.

The ideal candidate should have an interest in peacebuilding on the Korean Peninsula, dialogue, humanitarian affairs, gender, the environment, Northeast Asia, or Southeast Asia and be:

  • Politically astute
  • Creative
  • Flexible and able to work independently.

This internship is ideal for graduate students pursuing internships as part of their course of study or recent graduates who are interested in gaining experience working at an international organization.

While this is not a paid internship, HD will provide a modest honorarium.

If you are interested in this position and meet the criteria defined above, please send your CV and a short motivation letter to by 20 April 2023.

Please include “Project Intern – WKPP” in the subject line of your e-mail and include your surname in the title of the document, i.e. “Your Surname CV.doc” and “Your surname motivation letter.doc”

HD is an equal opportunity employer.