16 March 2021

Internship opportunity at World Diabetes Foundation

An internship at WDF gives you the opportunity to work with global health topics related to diabetes and other non-communicable diseases. You will experience working with projects aimed at supporting stakeholders in low and middle-income countries in their efforts to prevent diabetes and other NCDs and improve care for diabetes patients.

Your specific tasks as an intern with WDF will be agreed upon with your intern supervisor, but potential tasks for interns are:

  • Analyzing the use of outcome indicators and alignment of these with Global Action Plan for NCDs and SDG indicators, and generating recommendations for next steps

  • Stakeholder mapping of bilateral and international donors within the NCD space

  • Mapping of WDF stakeholders to assist our work in refining risk management procedures

  • Ad hoc tasks such as providing program managers with data for country re-


  • Other ad hoc and routine tasks

About the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF)

The World Diabetes Foundation is a leading global funder of diabetes prevention and care projects in the developing world. Our vision is to alleviate human suffering related to diabetes among those in greatest need. We pursue sustainable, scalable approaches, helping countries meet global goals for improved care of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.

Since 2002, the World Diabetes Foundation has provided 170 million EUR in funding to 572 partnership projects in 119 countries. For every dollar of WDF funding provided, about 2 euros in cash or in-kind donations are contributed to the supported projects from other sources. To learn more, visit www.worlddiabetesfoundation.org

Our offices are in Bagsværd, Denmark.

If you are interested in a full-time internship for 3-6 months at WDF, please contact Elisabeth Engelbert Petersen, eepe@worlddiabetesfoundation.org or phone +45 3079 8000.