Collecting donations during an internship at an NGO in Spain

NGO Internships in Spain

Internships in NGOs in Spain are the perfect opportunity to learn more about the field, find your niche, and begin to develop the necessary skills for success.

The nonprofit sector is the perfect home for passionate professionals with a wide variety of interests and talents.

Spain is home to a vast number of nonprofit organizations and is therefore the ideal place for you to start or boost your career in the NGO sector. You'll also be able to experience the rich culture that Spain has to offer whilst you complete your international NGO internship in Madrid.

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Responsibilities at NGO internships in Spain may include:

  • Updating social media accounts

  • Drafting funding applications

  • Event planning assistance

  • Creating themed content

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Interns on a nonprofit internship in Spain

Typical roles for Spain NGO internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our NGO interns in Madrid have taken on before:

  • Social Media Management

    Social media management is a valuable skill for professionals in just about every field, and NGOs are no exception. From organizations focused on environmental sustainability to human rights, education, and everything in between, platforms like Facebook and Instagram often play important roles in their outreach strategies. Interns may help create and maintain publication calendars, pitch and draft content, and more.

  • Event Planning

    Event planning is an important element of many internships in NGOs in Spain, as well as throughout the world. NGOs of all shapes and sizes often use various types of events to raise money and support, as well as spread awareness about their causes. Interns may take part in planning both virtual and in-person events, including booking venues, creating content, and budgeting.

  • Fundraising

    Fundraising is another key part of how NGOs operate, and fundraising skills are extremely applicable across a wide variety of fields too. Interns may learn about applying for various types of federal and private funding, including drafting grant applications, and may help create content for online fundraisers using social media.

  • Content Creation

    For those with great writing or graphic design skills, content creation is a field that will always be in high demand, and is particularly applicable to the nonprofit sector. NGO content creation interns may draft visual and written content for social media platforms, websites, and even print. These roles are perfect for those who want to build up a portfolio showcasing their professional experience and abilities.

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Enjoying internships at nonprofits in Spain

The nonprofit industry

The nonprofit sector is made up of millions of organizations spanning every interest and corner of the globe. Many of today’s largest and most prominent NGOs, such as Amnesty International, the Red Cross, and the World Wildlife Fund, are multinational and have teams in just about every country in the world. NGOs internships in Spain offer an opportunity to develop the types of skills and experience necessary to be a valuable contributor to one of these top-tier organizations. Interns not only gain hands-on experience in the field, but they also have the chance to learn about the wide variety of opportunities it holds, and begin to decide which areas they’re most interested in.


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Learn more about our NGO internships in Spain

Spain is an excellent place to complete an internship in an NGO. You'll have the chance to learn about the world of NGOs, hone professional skills, and make valuable connections in the industry. Our interns come from around the country and the world to learn from Spain’s top professionals and immerse themselves in a wide variety of organizations. Learn more about our Spanish internship program here.


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