Internships at Resilience Development Initiative will give you the opportunity to learn and grow within the field of resilience development studies. This program facilitates young researchers to conduct independent or collaborative research. Interns at Resilience Development Initiative will be exposed to many prominent research studies ranging from the national to the international scale.

As an intern you will receive a number of benefits including:


Resilience Development Initiative does not provide funding for the internship program. Applicants are expected to find their own source of funding for the travel and accommodation during the internship program. However RDI will provide additional support, such as: office space, training, involvement in invited lectures, administrative support, Visa support (for international applicants), and research equipment.

Furthermore, RDI has hosted a number of interns from many institutions, such as:

For further information, you can email our contact person for RDI’s Internship Program, Umar Al Faruq E-mail: Current and previous list of interns at RDI can be seen at members page.

2017 Internship Opportunity

Until 2016, RDI received 20 interns from 11 different universities, and have seen their capabilities increased as researchers. We are now looking for highly motivated interns who are eager to get some research experiences. In 2017, we open internships on topics related to:

Interns at Resilience Development Initiative will be faced with many prominent research studies ranging from national to international scale. Internship period is January—June 2017.