The Rutu Foundation regularly has internship opportunities for students.
Interns become part of a highly motivated team, working closely with the executive director on a range of activities, with access to a worldwide network and many opportunities for hands-on learning.


Duties include maintaining our social media presence on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram; writing, editing, and identifying relevant content for our e-newsletter, assisting with website optimization and updates and creating promotional materials for our events.

For this internship we are looking for highly motivated bachelor and master students of graphic design, marketing, communications, English, computer science, or other related fields.  

Find out more about our Communications internship

Language Friendly School

For the Language Friendly School we offer two different internship positions:

Education Internship

This internship is for master students and third- and fourth-year bachelor students of Education, Teacher Training, Applied Linguistics, English, Child Studies, or a related field.

Duties include creating materials and tools for our Language Friendly Schools; researching scientific papers on multilingual education, writing briefs on a variety of topics regarding education, multilingualism and language-friendly learning. 

Find out more about our Language Friendly School Education Internship

Impact Internship

We are looking for students of marketing, social entrepreneurship, fundraising, consulting, business administration, management, economics, or related fields to analyze qualitative and quantitative data and draft an impact report of the Language Friendly School program including a visual report with key findings.

Find out more about the Language Friendly School Impact Internship

Indigenous-Led Education Network

For students of International Development, Indigenous Studies, Anthropology, Geography or related fields who are interested in working with indigenous leaders in tropical forest regions and would like to gain experience in project management, organizing webinars, podcasts, as well as fund raising, we offer internships to assist the secretariat of the Indigenous-Led Education Network.

Find out more about this internship by sending an email to the ILED secretariat.

More information

For all other internships: send an email with your motivation and cv to the Rutu Foundation, indicating the internship you are interested in and the time you have available.