Expected time to start: As soon as possible 

Venue: MSD Hanoi office 


Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD) is a Vietnamese Non-governmental Organization established on March 05, 2008. From 2021, MSD officially becomes United Way Vietnam – a member of United Way Worldwide – the largest global network of non-profit organizations. 

Vision: We envision a world of justice and equality, where all individuals and their families can achieve their human potential through good education, financial stability, and health lives. 

Mission: MSD – United Way Vietnam is taking efforts to improve sustainable lives by mobilizing the caring power to the united partnership of an ecosystem for sustainable development. 

Core values and principles: 

  • Live United 
  • Equitable Partnership 
  • Inclusion and people empowerment 
  • Good governance, transparency and accountability 
  • Innovation and Inspiration 

Slogan: Live United – Creating trends, leading changes 


  • Mobilization: Mobilizing caring power, investment, and good practice for social impact. 
  • Solution: Providing the stop, comprehensive and effective solution services to improve sustainable lives in (1) Education for Development; (2) Income Mobility; and (3) Environmental Health. 
  • Development: Advocating for enabling environment/ecosystem for sustainable development. 


  1. Assignment purpose: The SDGs Program Intern will support his/her direct supervisor and the team to manage and execute MSD’s program/project activities. 
  1. Working location: Mainly in Hanoi 
  1. Assigned manager and technical supporter: Directly report to and be supported/coached by the SDGs Program Officer, and/or Program Director. 
  1. Supervision: Volunteers 
  1. Main responsibilities: 
  • Assisting with project management tasks: Providing assistance to projects/programs of MSD throughout project/program management cycle (designing and developing plan, coordinating the implementation, monitoring and evaluation). The main assigned projects for this position in 2023 are but not limited to: 

– Leave No One Behind Partnership (LNOB Vietnam): Supporting the LNOB’s Secretariat to organize Bi-month meetings of the Partnership and implement the Partnership’s activities/events focusing on SDGs and promoting the citizen-generated data (For further information on LNOB Vietnam, access here); 

– Shinhan Square Bridge Program: Assisting the SDGs Program Officer in coordinating the start-ups and partner CSOs in creating social impacts for marginalized people in Vietnam, and supporting other execution activities (For further information on the Shinhan Square Bridge program, access here); 

– SDGs Research: Assisting in conducting data analysis and relevant research focused on SDGs, Responsible Business, Philanthropy, etc such as Doing Good Index 2024. 

  • Coordinating the Youth Leader network of MSD; 
  • Supporting event organization and communication tasks at MSD in general; 
  • Liaising with various stakeholders to maintain communications and partnerships; 
  • Documenting the projects and meetings, and providing updates/communication for projects in charge. 
  1. Work plan:Workplan of MSD strategy 
  2. Benefits:
  • Working in the professional, healthy, and dynamic environment of MSD; 
  • Learning opportunities with other MSD managers, leaders and experts; 
  • National and international learning or workshop participation opportunities in related topics; 
  • Monthly allowance: 2,000,000 VND/month for the full-time position. 


  • Graduated or final year of bachelor studies, in social science, management, communication, social works, or related fields; 
  • Experience with research activities and data analysis is plus; 
  • High command of communication and presentation skills in both Vietnamese and English; 
  • Strategic thinking and analysis; 
  • Strong MS Office proficiency; 
  • Ability to work independently and professionally; good team work skills; 
  • High commitment to work. Being able to commit from 4 to 6 months. 


Interested candidates can send inquiries or applications (including CV and Cover Letter) to the email: with the subject: SDGI 2023_Name of Applicant (e.g: SDGI 2023_Nguyen Van A) as soon as possible before 23:59, 26/08/2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

We will give priority to early applications and will finish the recruitment when finding the suitable candidate. 

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