Projects by Partner Organisations

Global Intern Survey 2017 (Fair Internship Initiative, Global Intern Coalition)

The aim of this survey is to understand the reality of internships and interns' living situations all over the world. This will help interns’ organizations to better advocate for fair and quality internships.

Transparency at Work: European Label for Quality Internships (InternsGoPro)

Write a review of your internship and get an insider’s view of the company you are interested in. The European Label for the Best Internships give you also all the information you need before applying.

United Nations Interns Survey 2015 (Fair Internship Initiative)

Given the lack of data that the UN collects on its interns, the Fair Internship Initiative conducted a comprehensive online survey with current and former interns over the summer of 2015. It was the first detailed survey of UN interns of its kind. Preliminary survey results of the 2015 survey are available for download (.pdf).

World Interns' Survey 2016 (Fair Internship Initiative)

Global Intern Guidelines

Coming soon!


Open Letters and Statements

Global Intern Coalition statement on EU Representative Mogherini's response to EU Ombudsman ruling against unpaid internships in EEAS delegations

14 August 2017

After a long battle and protests from interns, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini has responded to the EU Ombudsman’s demand that unpaid traineeships in EU external delegations must end. The Global Intern Coalition, along with its member organisations and partners, welcomes this acknowledgment that unpaid traineeships are damaging and unfair. Read the full statement (.pdf).

Re: Letter to Secretary-General-Designate Antonio Guterres on Fair Internships
(Fair Internship Initiative)

6 December 2016

Response to letter sent by the Fair Internship Initiative on 16 November, proposing an increase to the quality, accessibility, and competitiveness of the UN Internship Programme. Read the full letter (.pdf).