OneVillage Partners has opportunities for unpaid internships which last between six months and a year.  Generally new opportunities become available in January and August.  Below is a list of the different internship possibilities.

Research Associate Intern

Position Status: Part Time (unpaid)                Work Schedule: Flexible

Position Type: Internship                                   Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota


The Research Associate Intern will play an important role in supporting OneVillage Partners’ programs. The primary responsibilities for this position are to build a resource library for our programs in Sierra Leone, increase grant funding for the organization, and to help promote partnerships and collaboration by researching other like-minded organizations We see this as a great opportunity to learn about international development!

  Preferred Skill Sets and Qualifications:

Working 10-15 hours per week, the Research Associate supports OneVillage Partners’ programming by:

  1. Creating a resource library for our core programs in Sierra Leone
  2. Researching potential donors
  3. Research other organizations that do similar work as OVP and could be potential partners
  4. Other activities as requested

Preferred Technical Expertise:

  1. Master’s student or master’s graduate with academic and/or personal knowledge of international development and programs
  2. Passion for making a difference in people lives
  3. Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  4. Excellent attention to detail
  5. Self-motivated, energetic and hardworking
  6. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  7. Access to online databases through school preferred

Competitive candidates must be able to commit to the position for at least 5 months.

Application Process:

Please submit cover letter and resume to
Applications will be considered as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

No phone calls please.