The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Secretariat is seeking an organized, efficient, and communicative intern to support the daily work of the GFCE Secretariat in its main office in The Hague, the Netherlands. The internship is for 6 months with a preferred starting date of 1 September 2022.


Established in 2015, the GFCE is a multi-stakeholder community of more than 165 members and partners consisting of governments, IGOs, companies, academia and project implementers from all regions of the world. Its mission is to strengthen cyber capacity and expertise globally by being a pragmatic, action-orientated and flexible platform for international collaboration. The GFCE delivers its mission through coordination to avoid duplication of efforts and blind spots; knowledge sharing to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of projects; being a Clearing House to connect requests for assistance with offers of support; and identifying and filling knowledge gaps with the development of a global CCB Research Agenda. More information can be found on


The role of the GFCE intern is to provide support to the GFCE Secretariat’s efforts on enhancing community engagement and outreach to potential members, partners and donors. We offer the opportunity to experience firsthand how an international forum dealing with the dynamic subject of cyber capacity building operates globally. The intern will be given the opportunity to communicate with international stakeholders such as governments, companies and international organizations and to undertake dynamic tasks such as performing stakeholder analysis and research, writing reports and facilitating international meetings on cyber capacity building. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality.

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Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

Terms and Conditions

The internship is for 6 months, starting 1 September 2022 based on a 40-hour working week. Remuneration is set at a fixed gross monthly rate of 628 Euro plus reimbursement of actual travel (commute) expenses. Place of employment is The Hague, with a flexible remote working policy.

More information

For more information on this internship opportunity, please contact Wouter Veenstra, Manager Global Outreach & Partnerships via

Please send your motivation and resume before Sunday 10 July 2022 to Applicants who are invited for an interview will be notified in the week of 12 July. Interviews will be scheduled in the same week.

A written assignment and reference check could be part of the selection procedure.