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Opportunity EduFinance
1 Fore St., London EC2Y 5EJ

Telephone: +44 (0) 7768599834

© 2020 Opportunity International Education Finance functions under its US and UK affiliates. Opportunity International United Kingdom is registered as a charity in England and Wales (1107713) and in Scotland (SCO39692). Opportunity International United Statesis a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Latest Careers & Internships

Careers

Opportunity EduFinance hires dedicated and talented people to work with us to further our mission to increase access to quality education in low- and middle-income countries. We typically advertise all roles that we recruit for, but the most frequent opportunities generally require one or more of the following skill sets: microfinance, consumer banking products, SME banking products, and school leader and teacher training in low and middle income countries.

Internships

2020 EDUFINANCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Opportunity EduFinance is pleased to announce our 2020 Internship Program in London. We are looking for interns that strongly align with our mission and have interest and expertise that could support our wide range of project needs. Interns will benefit from valuable experience working on projects that have an impact on getting more children into quality schools across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Download our brochure on the right hand side of the page for more details!


Overview:

Location: London   Department: Opportunity EduFinance 
Type: Min. 6 week commitment (Jun-Sept) Min. ExperienceEntry Level (see fields below)
Positions: 6-17

Deadline: 2nd March

Interns will be given ringfenced projects to work on, depending on interest, skills and expertise.

Some of our current projects include:

  • Create and publish content for the EduQuality program (Education background required)
  • Create and publish the Global Financing Opportunity of Low Fee Schools Report (various backgrounds; research & writing skills)
  • Analyse data on loans, school operations, and school quality; draw insights and publish findings for donors, education stakeholders, and/or EduFinance team
  • Create e-learning content for training of EduFinance loan officers (Finance background required)
  • Collect and write stories of EduFinance clients to be used as a library for donor marketing materials 
  • Find and establish a panel of EduFinance Ambassadors 

Qualifications and Skills: 

While our Internship Program is open to any interested candidate that would like to apply, we are looking for interns from the following fields. Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. 

  • Finance or Economics
  • International Development
  • Education (particularly in education administration, policy or developing markets)
  • Marketing and/or Public Relations 
  • Data Analysis, Data Science and Modelling
  • Database Management, Web Development and Programming
  • Photography/Videography
  • Desktop Publishing
We are looking for candidates with a willingness and ability to own challenging projects and deliver outcomes against strict deadlines and budgets.
 
Benefits:
 
  • Experience working on ringfenced projects that have impact on getting more children into quality schools across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • References from EduFinance management that can be used for future employment applications
  • Exposure to senior EduFinance staff and the broader Opportunity International network through organised Lunch & Learn interactive sessions throughout the internship
  • Flexible, creative, shared office space in central London, including free gourmet coffee, drinks on tap, and after hours activities
  • Stipend to cover intern travel and lunch costs
  • Potential for ongoing roles following the internship or graduation
How to apply:

Fill out the application form below including your personal details, motivation for applying and relevant skills and experience. Please attach your Cover Letter and CV (as one file) at the end of the form.
 
 
We will be reviewing applications from 2nd March. Successful applicants will be invited to interview at the end of March.

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