NGO Forum on ADB Job Vacancy: Research Intern - Quezon City, Philippines

Seeking Research Intern
NGO Forum on ADB
Closing Date: December 10, 2018

The NGO Forum on ADB is seeking a Research Intern starting in January 2019. An internship is an opportunity to learn while gaining practical experience. Our hope is to create an experience that is rewarding, interesting, and enhances your practical work experience for your future career.

The NGO Forum is seeking a Research Intern to provide support for our Asian Development Bank Advocacy Program, focused on environmental justice and human rights safeguards and advancing climate justice through our #DeCarbonize Campaign. Working with our Advocacy team, the intern will assist in monitoring ADB projects, generate profiles on key actors and research memos to help focus and support grassroots partners in the Asia and Pacific region.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about social justice, reliable and well-organised. Ideal candidates should have a strong interest in international development and the vision and mission of NGO Forum. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice how to demystify large amounts of complex information and concisely communicate with stakeholders. Attention to detail and accurate spelling are essential. You should be self-motivated, able to work independently while functioning well as a member of a small team.

  • Starting in January 2019 onwards for at least 3 months part-time (10 hours a week)
  • Reimbursement of local travel costs, and lunch; we are unable to pay any stipend or salary.
Location: our office in Teacher’s Village, Quezon City.

To apply, please send a cover letter stating your interest in the position and a resume with complete contact information to

Next: If shortlisted, we will invite you for an interview. Provisionally, these will be held in mid-December 2018 and may be conducted via video conference (i.e. FB Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp) if needed.

About us
The NGO Forum on ADB is the region’s oldest and largest alliance of civil society organizations working to ensure development banks are responsible and accountable for the impacts of its projects and policies in Asia and the Pacific.

We advance democratic governance and equitable social, gender and environmental justice. We enhance the capacity of civil society organizations and movements in Asia and the Pacific region to amplify their struggles for environmental justice and human rights.

We have a staff of 7 paid staff in Quezon City including our Executive Director Mr. Rayyan Hassan and work with over 100 NGO’s in the region. We are a registered NGO in the Philippines and do not accept funding from development banks.