September 07, 2022

Maternity Foundation is looking for interns within data analysis and research, programme management, communication and/or fundraising

Internship with Maternity Foundation 

Become an intern within data analysis and research, programme management, communication, and/or fundraising. 

Deadline October 2nd, 2022 

Maternity Foundation is a Danish tech non-profit that works to ensure a safer childbirth for women and newborns, everywhere. Through our Safe Delivery Program, we use digital training- and learning tools to support and train skilled birth attendants, and we work with partners in more than 15 countries across Africa, Asia, and the MENA region. We work from a shared vision that it should never cost life to give life. 

We are currently looking for one or several interns to support our organisation. As an intern with Maternity Foundation, you will become part of the team and together we will define tasks that match our needs with your interests and skills. We are looking for interns within data analysis and research, programme management, communications, or fundraising.  

As a team member of Maternity Foundation, you will join our office in Copenhagen and have colleagues in Ethiopia, India and the US. We come from various backgrounds – global health, midwifery, development studies, communication, IT, and the business world – and we take pride in an entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do attitude.  Together, we are an ambitious and dedicated team working in a warm and informal atmosphere.   

We welcome applications from students from various fields, what matters is that you are curious, eager to learn, and excited about the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to contribute to the work of Maternity Foundation.  

Read more about Maternity Foundation and our Safe Delivery Program at  

 As an intern you can be tasked with: 

  • Collecting and synthesizing country information 
  • Literature reviews in the field of public health and clinical learning 
  • Developing content for social media 
  • Writing and distribution of a bi-annual newsletter 
  • Supporting press work and story writing 
  • Mapping fundraising opportunities 
  • Developing fundraising applications and status reports to donors 
  • Designing infographics to disseminate project results 
  • Designing and developing data collection tools, performing data analysis and disseminating findings 
  • Applying data science tools to the App usage data and generate insights 
  • Conducting spatial analysis of App data and other available data 
  • Writing SQL queries and developing PowerBI and Qlik dashboards 
  • Ad hoc tasks related to project implementation 

As an intern at the Maternity Foundation, we offer you the opportunity to 

  • Gain experience from working in a tech nonprofit 
  • Work independently and receive lots of responsibility 
  • Be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team 
  • Gain knowledge of the most pertinent maternal and newborn health topics  

As an intern at the Maternity foundation, we expect you to 

  • Commit to the values and Code of Conduct of the Maternity Foundation  
  • Be able to work independently and handle challenges in a constructive and positive way 
  • Be able to work as part of a team 
  • Be proactive and ready to face new challenges 
  • Be open-minded and flexible towards the different tasks assigned to you 

Your qualifications
Your field of study is most likely within public health, global health, global development, midwifery, data science, social sciences, health economics, communication, business, and fundraising or the like. In addition, we expect the candidates applying for the internship to have some experience within research, writing, data analysis, communication etc. This could either be from your field of study or from experience gained from previous employments.  

To apply for the internship, you must meet the following requirements: 

  • Have an interest in public health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, maternal newborn and child health, humanitarian & development work, research, adult learning, communication 
  • Have completed a minimum of two years of higher education 
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English; other language skills would be an asset 

Terms and conditions
Please note that the internship is between 20 to 37 hours per week and unpaid. You must be able to begin the internship in January/February 2023 and commit to an internship of at least 5 (preferably 6) months. 

You  will be working at our office in Copenhagen, Addis Ababa, New Delhi provided you have the rights to undertake the internship in the location or remotely.  

We value equal opportunity and encourage candidates regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age to apply. 

Please submit your application via this link no later than October 2 2022 

Further information
You are welcome to contact Astrid Grønbæk at for further information.