About the Organization:

Microfinance Focus Europe is a knowledge management service, established to inform and connect the emerging microfinance sector in Europe. They provide industry updates, exclusive interviews, expert opinions, and current research, as well as an information-sharing platform for those involved in European microfinance. Other services include coverage of microfinance conferences, brand development, and entrepreneur outreach.

About the Job:

Microfinance Focus Europe is seeking a number of different interns to assist with various functions as they develop the business over the next few months. Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, and will work remotely. While this is not a paid internship, option of providing course credit as compensation can be explored.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the European microfinance organizations’ sites to be aware of upcoming events that are of interest to the sector.
  • Produce write-ups of the events for publication on the web site, and may be involved in coverage of certain events as they take place.
  • Be the point of contact for organizations wishing to post job opportunities on the web site.


  • Must be pursuing or in possession of a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least two years of college.
  • Excellent writing skills and some writing experience.
  • Preference given to those who are familiar with AP style.
  • Demonstrated interest in international development and microfinance.
  • Knowledge of microfinance preferred.
  • Efficient researching skills and high comfort level with Word and Excel.
  • Excellent customer service skills and timeliness of execution.
  • Familiarity with WordPress strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to commit to at least 3 months, and preferably 6.
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Source: Microfinance Gateway

About Jerry Ostradicky

I work in Advertising Operations at Zillow, but LOVE microfinance. I'm always interested in startups, especially non-profits, reach out to me if you're working on anything cool!