Intern or Campus Leader

As an intern or campus leader, you’ll be part of the movement to transform education in Malaysia.
Interns work full-time with one of our teams for 3 months, gaining valuable professional experience in the process.
Campus leaders receive training to become education ambassadors, representing Teach For Malaysia at university campuses worldwide.
Many of our interns are also campus leaders – you are welcome to apply for both.

Learn more about Internships Learn more about Campus Leaders

Meet our Interns!

We are extremely proud of our interns. They are a driven and capable bunch of individuals who are part of our movement of change.

From Day 1, interns can expect to work closely with team members on important and impactful projects. We develop our interns to shoulder real responsibilities and deliver meaningful outcomes for the organisation.

Interns can also expect to gain better insight into the non-profit and education sector, and have a clearer picture of their role in ending education inequity in Malaysia.

Interested to intern with us? Here’s all you need to know:

Who we look for
We are looking for someone who:
  • Shares our vision and mission and is aligned with our Core Values: Sense of Possibility, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity.
  • Possesses good leadership skills, portrayed by active involvement in extracurricular activities/ volunteerism or activities related to social causes
  • Has good communication skills
  • Can work independently & open to learning new things
  • Has solid written & verbal English proficiency
  • Can intern for a minimum of 8 weeks and above
Benefits & responsibilities
As an intern, here are some benefits you will receive:
  • A weekly check-in session to facilitate your professional & leadership growth
  • An immersive learning environment, where interns are encouraged to incorporate their interests and personal mission into their job responsibilities
  • Meeting a passionate group of like-minded staff and interns
  • Possibility of flexible work arrangements, subject to approval
  • Competitive monthly allowances: RM500 (A-levels students), RM700 (undergraduates) and RM1000 (graduates)
In addition to daily responsibilities, interns may be expected to occasionally assist with additional tasks. We strongly encourage interns to be proactive during their internship, and to take advantage of opportunities to learn through a variety of responsibilities.
Available positions

Please refer to this list of available Functions for more information:

Available positions
Application process & cycles

Below are our suggested internship cycles. With the exception of Quarter 3, there are no strict start or end dates for your internship.

QuarterDurationApplication Deadline
1December – February15th November
2March – May15th February
3June – August30th April
4September – November15th August

Please answer the following questions and submit it together with your CV (both as PDF files), and email it to internship@teachformalaysia.org

  1. Why do you want to join Teach For Malaysia? What compels you to apply?
  2. What do you expect to gain from this internship? (e.g. skills, knowledge, example of exposure and experience)
  3. Indicate your earliest start and end dates/period you are available (if unsure at this point)
  4. Indicate your top 3 preferred Functions (please indicate if preferences are ranked in order)
Submit your application

Got a question? Send us an email at internship@teachformalaysia.org

Meet our Campus Leaders!

Campus Leaders are a global network of university students united by a common mission – to improve education outcomes in Malaysia.

As Teach For Malaysia brand ambassadors, Campus Leaders work closely with the recruitment team to help spread the word about our movement on their university campuses around the world.

Campus Leaders play a significant role in the movement, and can expect to gain exposure working on high visibility campaigns to attract top graduates to the Teach For Malaysia Fellowship.

Keen to become a Campus Leader? Here’s all you need to know:

Who we look for
All Malaysians currently pursuing their university studies are welcome to apply, regardless of year and subject of study.

University students who have at least 10 months of study remaining at a university, and who have previous experience as a student ambassador or campus representative are especially encouraged to apply.

We are looking for university students who demonstrate:

A Strong Mission Fit
You should have a good understanding of Teach For Malaysia and committed to our mission.
You are motivated to succeed as a Campus Leader and carry out your role at university.

Leadership Qualities
You are able to work independently and remotely.
You are resourceful and initiative taking when organising a campus event.

Organisational Skills
You are organised and capable of multitasking and prioritising work.

Interpersonal & Relationship-building skills
You are keen to build relationships with like-minded education champions at your university, including student societies and potential Teach For Malaysia Fellowship candidates.
You have, or are interested in building a highly-engaged network and online presence to reach students at your university.

Communication Skills
You are a good listener and encourage participation and engagement to influence others.
You have a high level of professionalism when representing Teach For Malaysia’s brand.

Benefits & responsibilities
As a Campus Leader, here are some benefits you will receive:
  • Professional recruitment training and personalised career and CV guidance.
  • Exposure and involvement in a variety of work to develop your professional skill-set.
  • Opportunity to expand your personal and professional network as an ambassador of Teach For Malaysia.
  • Play a vital role in the movement to end education inequity in Malaysia.
  • Opportunity to visit or volunteer at Teach For Malaysia’s offices and schools.

Minimum Duration of Programme: 1 recruitment cycle (October till July)
Campus Leaders are expected to complete at least one recruitment cycle of the Fellowship. Typically, this cycle starts in October and ends in July the following year.

Expected time commitment: 3-4 hours/week
On average, Campus Leaders spend 3-4 hours a week in their role, on a flexible work arrangement.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Generate interest and leads for the Teach For Malaysia Fellowship
  2. Raise awareness about Teach For Malaysia’s brand and movement
  3. Build partnerships with various stakeholders
  4. General recruitment support

Campus Leaders who perform their duties at a consistently high level may request for an official letter of recommendation. Excellent performance as a Campus Leader will also be taken into consideration in future applications to the Fellowship Programme.

Please refer to this document for more detailed information:

Campus Leader Job Description
Available positions

The Campus Leader programme is designed to give you opportunities for personal and professional growth, and insight into the Teach For Malaysia movement.

  1. Become a member of the Campus Leader Global Community

    Join our global network of Campus Leaders to collaborate, thought-partner, and share ideas.

  2. Visit a Teach For Malaysia Classroom

    See how your role as a Campus Leader contributes to the work that Fellows do in school to empower students in communities we serve.

  3. Attend Professional Recruitment Training

    Learn from experienced recruiters on how to engage students and your network more effectively. Trainings will be done virtually for Campus Leaders located outside of the Klang Valley area.

  4. Plan and Execute Recruitment Activities

    Get creative and take charge of organising recruitment activities at your university! You will also work closely with a recruiter to carry out engagement events. Campus Leaders receive a set of Teach For Malaysia brand materials including a t-shirt, bunting, brochures and stickers to be used during campus recruitment activities.

  5. Earn a Letter of Recommendation

    Campus Leaders who perform their duties at a consistently high level may request for an official letter of recommendation in recognition of their excellent work.

Programme structure

We accept Campus Leader applications all-year-round. Upon submission, you can expect to hear back from us within 14 working days.

To apply, please fill up the Campus Leader application form below. You will be asked to submit your CV along with your responses to a few questions about yourself and your university.

If your online application is successful, a recruiter will schedule a phone interview with you to get to know you better.

Tip: These tips for the Fellowship also apply for your Campus Leader Application!

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