Our Knowledge Team is dedicated to creating learning experiences that help changemakers succeed in making a difference, from innovation trends reports and interactive resource toolkits to online courses for social entrepreneurs and storytelling skills workshops. We are also responsible for collecting data related to these learning experiences, so that we are constantly improving our offerings. As a Research and Knowledge Management Intern, you will have the opportunity to support this research and knowledge product development, which includes responsibilities like: conducting interviews, creating self-guided learning tools, and writing case studies, reports, and innovation trend articles.



  • Conducting interviews

  • Creating self-guided learning tools

  • Writing case studies, reports, and innovation trend articles



  • Analytical and concise, problem-solving skills

  • High level of organizational management

  • Ability to identify gaps in knowledge and identify issues and solutions

  • A passion for knowledge and learning

  • Strong writing, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Research and analytic skills

  • Experience with or knowledge of survey design and/or distribution

  • Adobe InDesign knowledge a plus


All applicants must be flexible, self-directed, and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We appreciate interns who have excellent writing skills, good time management, are on task, outgoing and willing to learn new material. Most importantly, we want interns to support Changemakers’ vision, and be able to dedicate themselves wholeheartedly to their work while they are with Ashoka.


Our goal is to ensure every intern has an excellent professional development experience. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but please keep the following recommended timelines in mind. Internships are 8-10 weeks in duration but exact dates of internships are flexible:


Changemakers Intern Recruitment Schedule:


Spring Internships (Mid January – Late May)

Rolling Application Period: Early October – Late December


Summer Internships (Early June – Early August)

Rolling Application Period: Early December – Late February


Fall Internships (Late August – Mid December)

Rolling Application Period: Early May – Late July


How To Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly to Knowledge Manager Jocelyn Fong at with your resume, cover letter, a sample of your writing or relevant work, and an indication of which position is of interest. This internship has three open positions, one of which is available with a paid stipend. All positions require a minimum of 20 hours/week


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Ashoka is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. Women, minorities and foreign nationals with I-9 employment status are encouraged to apply.