The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) Secretariat is seeking an organized, efficient, and communicative intern to support the GFCE Secretariat in the area of communications and events in its main office in The Hague, the Netherlands. The internship is for six months, starting as soon as possible.


Established in 2015, the GFCE is a multi-stakeholder community of more than 160 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 Communications and Events pillar and to assist in improving the communication of the GFCE Secretariat related to member mailings, publications, emails, social media, website and events. 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 perform dynamic tasks such as creating and drafting content, plan social media campaigns, and facilitating international meetings on cyber capacity building. The position requires a high degree of responsibility, discretion, and confidentiality.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Requirements, Qualifications and Skills 

Terms and Conditions 

The internship is full-time 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.  The GFCE Secretariat office is based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter with your motivation and your CV to 

A written assignment and reference check could be part of the selection procedure. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information on this internship opportunity please contact Marjo Baayen, Director GFCE Secretariat, via