About CARE Indonesia

CARE Indonesia is one of Indonesia’s most well-established, and effective development and humanitarian assistance agencies. CARE’s current strategy includes a broad range of long-term development programs in disaster risk reduction, emergency response, environment and natural resource management, health, livelihoods and water and sanitation. CARE’s mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from CARE’s global diversity, resources and experience, the organisation promotes innovative solutions and is an advocate for global responsibility. CARE facilitate lasting change by:

  • strengthening capacity for self-help,
  • providing economic opportunity,
  • delivering relief in emergencies,
  • influencing policy decisions at all levels, and
  • addressing discrimination in all its forms.

CARE’s work in Indonesia is divided into the sectors of health, livelihoods, water and sanitation, emergency response, disaster risk reduction, environment and natural resource management. For more detailed descriptions of projects please visit the website.


A background or interest in renewable energy/natural resources management is highly desirable (and would probably lead to a field placement during the internship period). Good writing skills. Independence and initiative is essential as mentors may spend time away for the office on field assignments. Any experience in media relations or marketing also highly desirable.

Intern Duties (Example)

Program support and administrative tasks including documentation review, monitoring and evaluation, review of systems and tools and design frameworks. Documentation work to include the writing of reports, synthesising documents, providing input for new initiatives. Opportunities to work on village planning processes and multiple interventions. Provide support with media analysis and communications strategies.

Work Hours

To be confirmed


Jl. Kuningan Barat 26,
12700 Jakarta, Indonesia

Student Profiles

Kay Doust was a participant in the 2018 Development Studies Professional Practicum from Murdoch University.

Kay is studying a Bachelor of Arts with a double-major in International Aid and Development and Sustainable Development.

She received a $3,000 New Colombo Plan mobility grant to support her participation on this program. Read more here.

Claudia Bailey was a participant in the 2017 Development Studies Professional Practicum from The University of Adelaide.

Claudia is studying a Bachelor of International Development.

Read more here.