Research and Analysis Intern

Department Research and Analysis
Deadline 24 May 2024

The Research and Analysis intern (s) will be working with the department to deliver programs and projects funded by international donors. The intern will support necessary research and communication with external organizations gain experience on how an international organization functions and broaden their understanding of global efforts in the field of countering extremism and violent extremism. The intern will be responsible for tasks such as conducting literature reviews and desk research on relevant topics, reviewing reports, collecting data, contributing to planning, logistics and administration tasks, and supporting the department’s overall objectives in alignment with their professional goals and Hedayah’s needs.


To apply, send a short cover letter and CV to no later than 24 May 2024, with the subject line “Research and Analysis Program Intern”.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support existing CVE programs and projects within the department, including the Counter-Narrative Library, FTF Programs Catalogue and the Counter-Extremism Hub;
  • Conduct literature reviews, desk research and review reports on CVE topics as directed;
  • Collect research material on specific topics related to radicalization, extremism, and violent extremism in relevant countries/regions or in support of ongoing projects and programs;
  • Assist in outreach to partners and relevant CVE stakeholders;
  • Provide administrative support, including support in note-taking and data collection and management, logistical support, or other planning efforts.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Fluent in English;
  • Excellent research, writing, communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team;
  • A well-organized, adaptable team player with the ability to perform various tasks and think creatively;
  • Ability to deal with several stakeholders coming from diverse cultural backgrounds appropriately;
  • Results-driven, proactive personality with the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Interest in working in an international, multicultural environment;


  • Interest in CVE research, digital tech, education, international relations or related fields is preferred but not essential;
  • Fluency in other languages, particularly Arabic, Malay or Bahasa Indonesia will be considered an asset;
  • Candidates from Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia or with experience working in or studying these contexts are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Send a short cover letter and CV to no later than 24 May 2024, with the subject line “Research and Analysis Program Intern.”