Vietnam Summer Internships

Center for Community Empowerment (CECEM)

Organization
CECEM provides training, consultancies, and implements projects in the fields of adult learning, participatory project management, organization development, and small and medium enterprise development.
Website
cecem.org
Content Areas
development, project management, training
Contact
Tran Thu Hang – Human Resource Asst.
info.learning@cecem.org

Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) Vietnam

Organization
SRD is a Vietnamese development agency supporting poor rural communities to sustainably manage their own livelihoods through capacity building and supporting pro-poor policy advocacy. Offices in Hanoi and Hue City
Website
srd.org.vn
Content Areas
Sustainable rural development, capacity building, international development
Dates
minimum of three months
Examples of past internship work
Created a project proposal for a revolving credit fund, completed a project report and dataset following a site visit, worked with project stakeholders and gained an understanding about credit agencies of Vietnam, established mechanisms and regulations for the management of funds, advised project staff and partners on how to effectively manage funds for projects.
Contact
recruitment@srd.org.vn
+84 4 3943 6676/78
Ms. Bui Thuy Duong – Human Resource Officer
duong@srd.org.vn

Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE)

Organization
Provides training for ethnic minorities and LGBT rights
Website
isee.org.vn
Contact
isee@isee.org.vn
+84 4 6273 7933

Center for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD)

Organization
MCD is a non-governmental organization devoted to the protection of marine ecosystems and improvement of the lives of coastal residents. As an NGO they work in community development, environmental and natural resource management on such topics as sustainable fisheries management, ecotourism, and research on assessing climate change in Asia. MCD became a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2010. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research and analyze topics such as Ecological Risk Assessment, Climate Change in Coastal Communities, and Coastal Resource Management. Head office in Hanoi.
Website
mcdvietnam.org
Content Areas
conservation, sustainable development, resource management, research and development, capacity building
Dates
Three months, flexible start and end dates
Preferred Skills
background in natural science or social science; analytical, synthesis, research, & writing skills; knowledge of development context, particularly in countries such as Vietnam.
Examples of past internship work
Conducted a climate change assessment; Conducted literature review of institution capacity and climate change risks; Developed research proposal to answer the guiding questions under regular consultations with research supervisor and research coordinator; Worked out research questionnaires, conduct informal interviews with relevant governmental agencies and stakeholders to collect primary data for the research; Presented the research findings at technical workshop.
Contact
mcd@mcdvietnam.org
+84 04.2221 2923
Ms. Than Thi Hien - Vice Dir., Research & Development manager
tthien@mcdvietnam.org

Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP)

Organization
Saigon Hi-Tech Park is a park for high technology enterprises located 15 km from downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Leading high-tech companies in SHTP include: Japanese Nidec, US Intel, French Air Liquide, Danish Sonion, US Jabil, and Italo-American Datalogic. The intended project for interns this summer will include researching and analyzing the world market for the developing semiconductor industry.
Website
eng.shtp.hochiminhcity.gov.vn
Content Areas
Policyuation
Dates
six weeks or longer
Preferred Skills
Research skills and knowledge of technology policy
Contact
xtdt.shtp@tphcm.gov.vn
+84.8 3.7360293
 

Coffey International Development & UKaid Project in Hanoi

Organization
Coffey International Development is providing technical support to UKaid in Vietnam to conduct a wide range of anti-corruption initiatives in conjunction with government institutions, domestic research institutions, the mass media and other international donors. Overall, the objective of this effort is to bring active and aware stakeholders to work together with the Government of Vietnam to better tackle corruption
Website
coffey.com
Content Areas
corruption, development
Contact
+1 703 979 7100
Suite 1200, 200 12th Street South Virginia 22202 United States