Internships - Head Office

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We have vacancies for internships in several areas at our head office located in Oslo. From here, we coordinate NRC's activities all over the world. Oslo is also home base for NRC's expert deployment NORCAP, which annually send out hundreds of Norwegian and international experts on missions worldwide for the United Nations and other organisations. In addition, head office is responsible for designing our refugee policies, and works on influencing actors on international level as well as in Norway.ย 

The interns must be enrolled in a course of study and pursuing this internship as an integral part of the course/study connected to Norwegian institutions of higher education (the internship must give study credits). The internships are unpaid.

Whatย will youย bring:ย ย 

Interest in humanitarian issues and/or the relevant area of workย ย 

Be independent, reliable and structuredย ย 

Eagerness to learnย ย ย 

Skilled in Microsoft Officeย ย 

Fluency in Englishย ย 

A list of our vacant internshipย positions, with links to the job descriptions including specific tasks and competenciesย can be found below:ย ย 

Climate Action Intern NORCAP.docx Communication Global Programme Section Intern.docx Communications Intern External Relations.docx Communication & Administration Intern CEERO.docx Development Strategic Areas Intern.docx Digital Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance Intern.docx.docx Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance Intern.docx Global Corporate Relations Intern.docx Global Finance Policy & Control Intern.docx Global Programme Section Intern.docx Green Shift Intern NORCAP.docx Head Office HR Intern.docx HR & Support Intern NORCAP.docx HRMS Adoption Intern Global HR.docx HRMS Configuration & Maintenance Intern Global HR.docx Innovation & Business Development Intern NORCAP.docx Internal Audit Intern.docx Risk Management Intern.docx Social Media Intern External Relations.docx

What makes an internship at NRCโ€™s Head Officeย attractive?ย ย 

A valuable and enriching opportunity for students interested in a career in the humanitarian sector; ย ย 

A challenging and exciting opportunity inย an international workplaceย dedicated to advocating for the rights of people forced to flee;ย ย 

A set of tasks involving more than coffee making and basic administrative workย in a dynamic and high-pacedย environment ย ย 

Free lunch inย theย Head Office canteenย ย 

Personnel insurance coverage, including travel insurance if the intern will travel

Practical:ย ย 

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

The internships in this advertisement will take place during the fall semester of 2023 starting in the end of August.

The internship period is a minimum of 8 weeks (about 2 months), and the duration depends on how many credits you get from your academic institution.ย ย 

We are flexibleย when it comes to attending classes, lectures, and part time jobs and open for part time internships. However, weย encourage students to haveย full time internships if possible.

The internships are at NRC's head office in Prinsens gate 2, Oslo.

We are also looking for people who share our values:ย ย 

To be dedicated in what we do;ย ย 

To be innovative with our solutions;ย ย 

To act as one unified and inclusive team;ย ย 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the beneficiaries that we exist to serve; and to each otherโ€ฆ the members of our NRC family.ย ย 

Are you interested? Please apply through our online application tool and attach a cover letter and your CV in English. Kindly specify which internship positionย from the listย you are applying for.ย If your profile and/or interests match any of our vacancies, you will be contacted for an interview with us inย January.ย We look forward to receiving your application!ย ย 

Important: Only students enrolled in a course of study andย pursuing thisย internship as anย integral part connected to aย Norwegian institutions of higher education are eligible for this role. The university must be willing to sign a tri-partite agreement with NRC Head Office and provide an attestation confirming that the internship gives study credits.ย ย 

For any questions, please write to henny.kjelland@nrc.noย with \"Internships\" as a subject.ย ย 


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergency and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP (Norwegian Capacity), our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from crises.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas, or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety, and security risks. NRC takes this seriously, and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks but will never be able to take them away.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.ย 

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