Berlin, , DE


WIN supports an open network of individuals, organizations, and governments working to improve water integrity worldwide. We research the impact of corruption and poor integrity in the water sector and advocate for integrity as a lynchpin of the global development agenda. We also develop and promote tools for more Transparency, Accountability, Participation, and Anticorruption measures at all levels. WIN focuses on capacity development and risk prevention in programmes worldwide, with the aim of improving water sector performance to the benefit of all, especially the most vulnerable. WIN has a small and highly committed team to further our mission in close cooperation with our partners in government, civil society, and the private sector across the globe. We offer an inspiring work environment in contact with key players of the international water sector and real development opportunities for aspiring students and recent graduates.


The intern will be expected to take on the following main responsibilities:

  • Support development of WIN’s work on ‘climate change and water governance’ including supporting strategy development and undertaking research activities.
  • Assist with the development of water integrity tools related activities which will include case studies, tool descriptions, and promotional material
  • Assist with WIN website maintenance, including compiling and uploading information especially on tools
  • Support logistical and administrative preparations for water integrity events, conferences and webinars
  • Support team in managing water integrity projects and on research and knowledge development


The position is open for post graduate students or recently graduated in water and/or climate governance, international relations, political and social sciences or related disciplines. Students or graduates focusing on water or climate management and governance will have priority. A demonstrated interest in anti-corruption, tools and trainings would be a valuable asset. Additional skills required are:

  • Proficiency in English (both written and oral). Additional language skills (especially French, Spanish, and German) a definite advantage.
  • Ability to work in Germany (valid work permit if required)


The assignment is meant as a part-time, paid internship from May to October 2018. Working hours and timing can be negotiated. The selected intern will work closely with the Tools and Methodologies Coordinator but will support other WIN members as and when required. 

To Apply

Please send your CV and a one-page motivation letter by 15 April 2018 to: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. WIN eV is an equal opportunity employer.

People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have the legal right to work in Germany.

To learn more about WIN’s work, visit our website at