Join the Team!
Are you passionate about education, refugees, cultural preservation, and human rights?
Interested in gaining experience at a startup in the humanitarian field?
Join the Books Unbound team!
Our group of artists, designers, and educators have come together to create culturally tailored educational materials to foster community-based learning, healthy lifestyle choices, and creativity in refugee communities around the world. As we look to continue scaling our impact, we require more support.

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Each position is:

  • Flexible, fully remote (5 – 10 hours / week)
  • Volunteer-based
  • Semester-long

We are seeking a high school or college student who is:

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented & has excellent computer skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and weekly quotas
  • Proficient in English
  • Able to work independently and with others
  • Able to work remotely

Bonus points for a student who:

  • Speaks more than 1 language
  • Grew up outside of the United States
  • Has experience working with refugees / immigrants or is a refugee / immigrant themself

Internship Opportunities

Congolese Project Intern
Research and Data Intern
Outreach & Partnership Intern
Media and Web Design Intern

Congolese Project Intern

Starting sprint semester 2024

Looking for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation Congolese students who can assist in the research & development of our Congolese Picture Dictionary.


  • Provide cultural context for the development of our Congolese Picture Dictionary project
  • Collect & share relevant photos that provide accurate illustrations of Congolese culture
  • Research regional areas receiving Congolese refugees to better inform partnership and outreach team of target locations and organizations

Research and Data Intern

This individual will collaborate on research and data initiatives in order to deepen our understanding and scale our impact. 


  • Conduct any necessary research for current Books Unbound data projects
  • Assist in developing and updating data collection, analysis, implementation, and reporting process
  • Research regional areas receiving Ukrainian, Afghan, and Rohingya refugees to better inform partnership and outreach team of target locations and organizations

Outreach & Partnership Intern

This individual will seek to identify and contact quality partnerships and customers that align with our vision in North America, Europe, and Asia!


  • Research and contact organizations within your assigned partner and customer segment 
  • Email and call contacts, systematize your outreach and follow-ups
  • Meet weekly outreach quota 
  • Track identified potential partner data on collaborative excel sheet

Media and Web Design Intern

This individual will work to creatively promote the mission of Books Unbound through graphic and visual design on our social media and website. 


  • Social media management and content creation
  • Assist Books Unbound team with development and implementation of fundraising or project campaigns when needed
  • Research and write content for social media and website
  • Storytelling and editing for Books Unbound blog posts when needed 
  • Update and conduct necessary maintenance on the Books Unbound website
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) prior knowledge is an asset
  • Experience with Canva, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Affinity Design is an asset
  • Experience with WordPress preferred

Apply today!

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Submit an application and we’ll be in touch!