Internships opportunities at JGIHK


If you are a student interested in volunteering with one of the most creative conservation group, Jane Goodall Institute (Hong Kong), we currently offer internship tracks.

NGO Programme Management Trainee

This internship is ideal for someone wishing to get hands-on experience to understand the ins and outs of NGO (Conservation and Sustainability) work and the core elements of NGO management like communications, marketing, digital engagement and resources mobilization.



  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of different outreach and community outreach activities.
  • Work to build up JGIHK’s brand recognition, through creating digital campaigns. 
  • Create relevant and appealing content to promote the work of JGIHK via different channels, for example, e-newsletter, social media, and roadshows.
  • Work closely with the team to ensure the programme quality.
  • Support organization-wide activities, such as different programs, community outreach, planning and strategic meetings, represent JGIHK externally where appropriate.

What we are expecting

Creative and self-motivated100%
Interested in participatory approaches to environmental education.100%
Excellent oral and written communication skills (Chinese and English)100%
Interest to work in NGOs and the non-profit sector, for social betterment100%
Possess scientific, analytical and curious mind.100%
Adaptable and flexible, with team spirit100%

If you are interested in applying for our internship schemes, you must meet the following criteria:
• At least one year of university studies already completed
• Some previous NGO experience (volunteering or internship)
• Permission to volunteer in Hong Kong
• Strong computer literacy (particularly Google platforms)
• Ability to bring own laptop for the internship
• Flexibility on weekends from time to time.
• Fluency in Chinese and English, both verbal and written
• Ability to manage deadlines, prioritize and multitask
• Professionalism, team spirit and positive attitude

Interns will gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of working in the charity sector. They will gain experience in the ins and outs of nonprofit management. Being a small organization, interns will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions that allow them to showcase their skills and leave the internship with tangible achievements. Interns will strengthen their knowledge of biodiversity, environmental conservation and education of sustainability in Hong Kong. Interns will also receive guided professional development and transportation reimbursement for outreach events.


• Summer Term Internship (Vacancies: 4)

Date range for the internship: June – August 2019
Deadline for summer term internship applications is 15 June 2019 (23:59).

Minimum commitment: at least three months during the date range, working at least 2 full days per week.

• Full Term Internship

Date range for the internship: 1 June – 30 September 2019.
Full Time Internship is always open for application. 

Minimum commitment: at least two months during the date range, working for 40 hours a week (weekday/weekend included).




Interested applicants should send their
• Resume
• Cover letter / Statement of Interest

to, with the applicable subject line: ” NGO Programme Management Trainee – [Term] Internship”.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited for an interview. 
Please note that interns should be available for a minimum of 2 full days per week for two-three months. Some discretion may be given for academic schedules. Please contact for more information.