Apply for an Internship at TAFISA!


Apply for an Internship at TAFISA!

14 May 2024

Join an international team and help us create a better world through Sport for All!

TAFISA (The Association For International Sport for All) is the leading international Sport for All organisation. We strive to raise awareness of the benefits of Sport for All and physical activity worldwide and our vision is to create a better world through Sport for All. We support the promotion of Sport for All and physical activity through our network of around 400 members across 170 countries, and work with the International Olympic Committee, the European Commission, UNESCO, WHO, among others.

We are looking for ambitious, autonomous and driven students who are available to commence an internship starting as early as end of July 2024. You must be currently enrolled in a university degree, available to undertake a 6-month internship and have interest in the Sport for All sector and international work.

Position: Internship

Contract length: 4-6 months

Application Deadline: 14/06/2024

Expected Start Date: 24/07/2024

The following internship position is currently open for applications:

International Project Coordination in Sport Intern

As an intern in the TAFISA Office, you will be integrated into various projects, including planning and implementing a variety of activities, programmes and events related to Sport for All. Missions will consist in:

  • Project coordination and tasks associated with the delivery of Erasmus+ Projects.
  • Development and implementation of activities relating to TAFISA’s Membership Engagement Strategy to improve the member experience.
  • Business development activities (e.g. research associated with new opportunities, project proposals, fundraising, grant applications, etc.).
  • Follow up of day-to-day activities to support the TAFISA Staff.

Essential skills required for the position:

  • English Level: Fluent, C1 minimum and first-hand experience of working or studying in English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (this must be shown via an example of written text).
  • Current enrolment as a student in a university degree (preference given to those studying sport and physical activity or project management, or a related field)
  • Interest in non-profit work and the Sport for All Movement.
  • Quick learner and forward thinker with a strong sense of creativity.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and team-player who is also able to work independently.
  • Ability to multitask and work towards competing deadlines by prioritising workload.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Interested students should send their CV, Cover Letter, and an example of written English of approximately 350 words (eg an extract from a university assignment) to by 14 June 2024.

Please note that only complete applications will be processed and applications should be in English

Internship Opportunity - TAFISA