Opportunities For University Students

Graduating soon or still studying? Join our team as an intern.

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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.

What Our Interns Say

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 and 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-equivalent 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 and cycles

We accept applications all year round and on a first come first served basis. Offers are subjected to vacancies available within teams, and also on the Intern’s availability. While the minimum internship period is two (2) months, we recommend for you to intern for three (3) months to have a fuller internship experience!

The start and end dates of your internship can be discussed further with the hiring team after the shortlisting stage.

Please answer the following questions and submit it together with your CV (both as PDF files).

  1. Why do you want to join Teach For Malaysia? What compels you to apply?
  2. List 3 skills and experience you would want to have gained by the end of your internship and why.
  3. Earliest start and end dates/period you are available (if unsure at this point).
  4. Top 3 preferred Functions ranked in order (please refer to document under ‘Available Positions’).
  5. Current age as per birth date (to ensure that we comply to the Children and Young Persons (Employment Act 1966).
  6. Name of College/ University and Course taken.
  7. Expected year of graduation.

Need Help?

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

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Feel ready to take part in our movement? Fill in our application form to start your journey.

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