IMLU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organisational need.


  • To create an opportunity for graduates to gain practical work experience in the non-governmental sector.
  • To assist in the development of young professionals committed to the ideals of peace-building, conflict prevention and building safer lives.

Guiding principles

  • Internships will be subject to a selection process in line with IMLU’s recruitment policy.
  • The number of interns will be restricted to take account of management time and capacity. In general a maximum of two interns will be employed at any one time.
  • Internships will be for a minimum of 6 months and will not exceed 12 months.
  • Internships will be paid positions with the salary set at an appropriate level.  
  • Foreign nationals may be considered in our offices on a case-by-case basis, but cannot take precedence over national staff.  Work permit and funding (if applicable) would be the responsibility of the foreign national to provide. 
  • IMLU does not offer generic internships. When a position becomes available it is posted on our website in the same manner as any other vacancy.