Communications Intern

Dalberg Media

About the job

Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems.Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader.

We are looking for top-performing, innovative and communications savvy interns to contribute to our team’s work on creating and visualizing sustainable concepts, communication strategies and social media content to address global development challenges. Our new team members will help support and grow Dalberg Media’s project portfolio.


Dalberg Media is a mission-driven communications and experience consultancy, which seeks to empower and mobilize people to solve global development challenges by collective, sustained action. We design and deliver communication products to build awareness and push agendas. We invent and execute action-oriented experiences, such as global convenings, innovation labs and campaigns to equip people with the skills needed for developing impactful solutions. Through content creation, publications, and social media, we disseminate compelling stories to fuel positive change.

We are doers and creators working in close cooperation with a global network of partners and organizations, including United Nation agencies, international foundations, large corporations, governments, NGOs and financial institutions. We are a culturally attuned organization with a passion for diversity, changing narratives, and overcoming stereotypes.

Dalberg Media is part of Dalberg Group – we are a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Data Insights, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Implement, Dalberg Media and Dalberg Research; our businesses approach problems differently and work together to create impact at scale.

Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 29 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit Dalberg.


We are looking for a top-performing, innovative and creative individuals with a passion to influence the global development agenda. We expect you to have strong written and graphical skills and be able to independently contribute to supporting and scaling new concepts, communication products and strategies to expand our existing portfolio. We highly value candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit and a self-starter attitude.

Our ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Ongoing bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, media studies, design, journalism, marketing, political science, international relations, development studies or a related field with excellent academic record
  • Creative mindset and an ability to communicate compellingly in written and visual form
  • Structured thinker and good at managing processes
  • Experience working in high paced environments
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and oral English (Required)
  • Understanding of running social media campaigns, including analysis of data (Preferable)
  • Skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro Preferable
  • Experience working in WordPress and Squarespace (Preferable)
  • Experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (Preferable)
  • Fluency in foreign languages (especially Danish and French) (Preferable)

Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion, background, or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: Employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having or independently obtaining the requisite authorization to live and work in that country.


Experiences & Facilitation

Dalberg Media is involved in running several global platforms related to sustainability and innovation, such as Youth Innovation Summit Morocco, P4G, and others. As part of this work, we design and execute experiences that engage a diverse set of stakeholders in the global development agenda through physical and online workshops, convenings, festivals, and innovation labs – all to enable impact-driven people to share ideas and work collectively on local and global development issues. Skills building and youth empowerment are often integral to these experiences. You will have the opportunity to help shape the future of these platforms, facilitate innovation workshops and support in creating implementation and acceleration tools and sourcing of participants.

Advocacy & Campaigns

Dalberg Media works with non-profits, businesses, and governments to support their sustainable development agendas. Prior engagements include working with the GE Foundation on an online advocacy campaign for access to safe surgery in developing countries, producing an online and outdoor campaign for a Danish utility company on sustainable heating, supporting advocacy work for a global foundation, and creating an internal communications strategy for a global finance organization. As part of this work, you’ll be able to provide advice and deep analysis on current trends, create reports, infographics, and op-eds.

Content Production & Storytelling

Dalberg Media works to build strong narratives that support the mission of our clients. RE:Solve Global Health is our independent journalistic platform for insights, conversations and solutions on urgent global health issues and approaches to build resilient healthcare systems and healthier societies for all. We also run a podcast – Re:Solve Talks, a series of candid and nuanced conversations with experts from various industries, tackling what is holding us back from building healthier societies. We have also produced videos for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and published a book on the SDGs. You’ll be able to use your skills in creating appealing narratives, content strategies and do graphic design.


As our intern, you will be an equal member of the team and play a crucial role across the entire project phase, from research and analysis to execution and implementation. Dalberg’s mission statement is:

“We are a global group of changemakers working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential.”

This commitment also extends to our staff. Throughout your internship, you will receive tailored mentoring and training from our senior team. This will help you structure your personal and professional development during your time at Dalberg Media while also empowering you with the skills necessary to take real ownership of the work you’re contributing to.

You will be delegated significant responsibilities and should thus be ready to take on various roles and work independently and in a structured manner. You will be part of a small and dynamic team that works closely together, and you will work with colleagues on all levels as well as directly with our clients and partners.


We are looking for interns to conduct six-month full-time internships (37 hours), starting in February 2024 (flexible).

To be considered for this position, you must be an active student enrolled in either a bachelor’s or master’s program and be receiving credits for the internship. The six-month study internship is specifically tailored to work alongside your studies to provide you with the necessary foundation for the development sector.

Note: Employment is conditional on the candidate having or independently obtaining the requisite authorization to live and work in that country.


Our current opportunity is in Copenhagen.

Please submit your application at our Career Centre, by 11:59PM EST on 1st January 2024.

Please, note, applications not containing all the required documents will be considered incomplete, and thus will not be reviewed.

To be considered for the position, your application must include:

1. Cover letter

2. Resume

3. University transcripts

4. And your response to ONE of the following three questions (Please limit your response to maximum 500 words / one page):

a. Working at Dalberg provides an opportunity to advise leaders of large NGOs, international companies, and government agencies on how to effectively drive sustainable impact. Consider the messages you would like to convey to these leaders and why.

b. The media landscape is flooded with organizations attempting to bring attention to their respective causes. In your opinion, which campaign is a good example of positively impacting its audience in a new and inspiring way?

c. Develop a graphic that encapsulates Dalberg’s mission and values using your creative flair.

Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion, background, or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for several interviews to test multiple dimensions of their skill-base and to discuss interests and experience.

Owing to the large number of applications we receive; unfortunately, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Dalberg Media values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We offer flexibility for work-life harmonization, incl. parental leave and flexible working options.

Dalberg has pledged to three commitments for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) across the firm:

COMMITMENT 1: We commit to publishing internal Dalberg DEI reports annually, to hold ourselves accountable, report on progress and share lessons from our regional DEI plans.

COMMITMENT 2: We commit to delivering regular training for all staff (including leadership) on how to engender inclusive workplaces and mitigate unconscious bias.

COMMITMENT 3: We commit to addressing imbalances in how power and privilege are formally distributed and informally exercised across the firm.

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