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International Development Internship at Tomorrow's Youth Organization

International Development Internship at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization

Country: Palestine
City: Nablus
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Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO) offers three-month International Development internships at its center in Nablus through the International Internship Program. Applications are currently open for the fall session, which runs from mid-September until mid-December (dates subject to change). TYO is recruiting a number of highly qualified and motivated interns with interest and experience in:

  • Early childhood education, elementary education, academic support, and youth programming
  • Community development, social work, and psychology
  • Women’s social and economic empowerment
  • Youth and female entrepreneurship

Tomorrow’s Youth Organization is an American non-profit organization that works in disadvantaged areas of the Middle East, enabling children, youth and parents to realize their potential as healthy, active and responsible family and community members.

What will International Development Interns do at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization?

Interns will work full-time in cooperation with TYO local and international staff to implement programs for TYO’s communities from refugee camps and other marginalized areas of Nablus, in particular children, youth, and women. Depending on their interests and expertise as well as the current (and always-changing) needs of our organization, interns are active in one or more of the following areas (to be determined upon arrival):

  • Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language for all ages and including absolute beginners
  • Sports, dance, drama, music, art, IT, nutrition, and professional competency classes
  • Photography, videography, social media, web design, and graphic design
  • Monitoring and evaluation, curriculum development, fundraising, and research

Interning at TYO is a chance to develop professional and intercultural skills through gaining on-the-ground working experience in a non-profit organization in the Middle East. While receiving in-depth cultural orientation and assistance in reaching their personal internship goals, interns will improve key skills including time management, professional reporting, problem-solving, writing for digital media, teamwork, flexibility, and cross-cultural competencies.

International Development Internship Compensation and benefits

There is no salary for the International Development internship and applicants must cover their airfare costs to travel to the country. TYO, however, will provide interns with the following:

  • Housing (room and board) at TYO’s expansive facility in Nablus
  • Two-day trips
  • Ground transportation between Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and TYO’s Nablus center
  • Sim card as well as credit for local calls

Qualifications for the International Development Internship

  • English language fluency
  • Likewise, commitment to TYO’s non-political, non-religious approach
  • Further, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as perform as a member of a team
  • Flexibility as well as willingness to take up different tasks according to the needs of the organization and community
  • Commitment to following detailed cultural and safety guidelines during and outside of working hours
  • Maturity, positivity, perseverance, and a good sense of humor given the challenging nature of daily life in Nablus
  • Also, Creativity, initiative, and positive energy for making a difference

Preferred qualifications

  • Significant experience in one or more of the areas mentioned above
  • Previous international and cross-cultural exposure
  • Undergraduate or graduate studies in education, development, psychology, social work, gender studies, entrepreneurial studies, media, or related fields
  • Knowledge of Levantine Arabic would be an asset but is not necessary

How to apply for Internship at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization?

To apply for the internship at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, the candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email before the deadline.


Tomorrow’s Youth Organization accepts the application for the International Development internship until 22 July 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible for internship consideration.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline22 July,2019
Open toAll Nationalities



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