Location: Frederiksberg, Copenhagen

Application deadline: 25th, April 2022

Internship starting dates: May 1st, 2022 (or as soon as possible) and August 1st, 2022.

Duration: 4 months (May 1st, 2022 to August 31st, 2022) and 6 months (August 1st, 2022 to January 31st, 2023) full-time – or possible one internship for the entire period

Conducive Space for Peace (CSP) is now recruiting two interns to support our work in pursuing change in the global peacebuilding system. The intern will play a key role in project support and the integration of strategic communication in all CSP’s efforts to support local leadership in peacebuilding. As an intern, you will become part of a small team of ambitious change makers based in four countries and holding 5 different nationalities.

CSP strives to embody the change that we pursue, which means that we hold equity at the core of our engagement and actions. As part of the external change process and our internal ways of working, we seek diversity within the organisation and within the broader institutional framework with which we engage.

Conducive Space for Peace is an international NGO registered in Denmark. The organisation’s mission is to transform the global peacebuilding system to better enable local leadership and equitable partnerships.  CSP works as a connector and accompanier, taking forward initiatives for change through analysis, network building, training and reimagining processes that catalyse systems change for locally led peacebuilding.


The roles and responsibilities of the interns

The intern will be a full member of the global CSP team consisting of approximately seven staff and will refer to and work closely with the team. The role will include providing both substantive and logistical support taking on responsibilities relating to the following:

  • Play a role in managing CSP’s online profile including its website and social media engagement, creating engaging and creative content possibly including basic graphic design. 
  • Support communications planning and launch of publications, initiatives and external events, including leading dissemination, drafting key messages for use on social media and designing graphics, videos and other social media content as relevant.
  • Support further development of the CSP membership base and ensure consistent communication with CPS’s members including newsletter planning and delivery.
  • Assist with CSP’s international and Danish focused advocacy, training and accompaniment work on systems change including support to organising convenings of key stakeholders and preparing background documentation.
  • Support organising of strategic seminars among team members, board and other key stakeholders engaged with CSP.
  • Support day-to-day administrative and coordination tasks.


Qualifications and personal competences

The intern should be enrolled in a relevant field of study such as Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Global Development, Development Communication, Global Studies or equivalent, either at the last year of a BA or at MA level. Other qualifications relevant for this position are the following:

  • Interest in and some understanding of peacebuilding and development work.  
  • Ideally, prior internship or student experience working with the UN or a regional body, a foreign country mission, or working/living in fragile or conflict affected country context
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience of working with different social media platforms
  • Experience in using photo and video in communication, and knowledge of WordPress is an advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Danish is essential. Proficiency in French and Spanish is an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently, but also in a team.
  • Openness to working in a team with different nationalities and locations, and to taking on a variety of tasks, including logistics and administration in relation to concrete activities and in preparing meetings and other activities.


The positions are based at the CSP office in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, with an average of up to 37 hours of work per week (but it could be less). There will be flexibility in work hours as is the general practice for all staff.


Further Information

Further information about the position can be obtained by contacting If you are not supported by SU or other stipend, you will receive a monthly stipend throughout the internship period.


To Apply

Please submit a one-page motivation letter and your CV to no later than 25th April 2022. Please write ‘intern’ in the subject line of the email. Interviews will be conducted shortly thereafter.