Intern Gender Equality

Are you a student in your final years that want to get an insight in how gender equality is applied within developing cooperation?

We Effect is looking for an intern with a focus on gender equality. The intern will part of the technical unit in the international department in Stockholm. The internship is a full-time position for six months. Start date in January 2023 and end date to be agreed upon with chosen applicants.

Main responsibilities

The intern will work together with the global gender advisor to:

  • Support a process aiming at harmonising the work for gender equality within the organisation. This includes the support to gather and analyse how regions are working on gender equality as cross-cutting and standalone thematic and identify best practises and gaps.
  •  Support diverse set of tasks in an end report to back donor. This non-exclusively includes gather and compile narrative texts.

The intern will take part in:

  • Meetings at head office level
  • Global meetings with technical gender group and other relevant meetings for learning
    Required qualifications
  •  Student in Master in gender studies, developing cooperation or similair
  •  Strong oral and written command of English (Swedish or Spanish is optional)
  •  Excellency in gather, structure, analyse and compile large amount of narrativ data
  •  Team player
  • Capacity to take initiatives and work independently
  •  General knowledge in Microsoft


  • Experience in volunteering in civil society organisations
  • Intercultural experiences


What we can offer you

We will give you the opportunity to gain insight on how We Effect is contributing to a sustainable planet free from poverty. You will during the internship be a team member in the technical unit contributing and enhance learning of how technical support is provided and developed in general and gender equality in specific.
A cornerstone for We Effect is a set of core values; Transparency, Respect and Together, guiding us in our work and as colleagues forming an intercultural diverse and inclusive organisational culture. It is our belief that an inclusive workplace without discrimination of any kind, leads to more efficient relations and results with healthy, engaged, and growing co-workers.
We welcome you as you are, and value a wide range of perspectives, experiences and networks and we strive for a workplace where you can bring your whole self to work.


Apply by uploading your CV (max 2 page) and cover letter (max 1 page) to Impactpool no later than 25 November 2022 where you describe your experiences and motivate why you are interested in the internship. Your application documents should be in English.

Please note that the position requires that the candidate have permission to live and work in Stockholm Sweden. We have no opportunity to provide financial support during the intern period.

For more information
Maria Johansson, Global Gender & Conflict Advisor,

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