Project Assistant Internship - Global Health x Tech

Salary Unpaid

Are you well versed in using Discord, know your way around Decentraland, Zopeto or other metaverses’, or passionate about using AI to make a difference, then you may be the intern who we are looking for! 


THINK is a non-profit organisation committed to advancing health and well-being for vulnerable communities both locally and globally. Our work spans three central domains: research, health systems strengthening, and capacity building. Our focus is on addressing a wider spectrum of critical health challenges which include Infectious Diseases, Mental Health, Gender disparities, and building resilient healthcare systems in the face of pandemics and climate change. THINK engages with the local community, government consortia, and international funders to provide care and carry out cutting-edge work that has contributed to making a difference both locally and globally. 

  As a tech innovation organization, we have developed and tested various technology solutions for patient support and health system strengthening in Africa. Moreover, we are venturing into the Metaverse space to meet people where they already spend their time, fostering discussions on taboo topics like mental health and sexual health. We are looking for a project assistant to help drive these initiatives and take them further forward. 


Job Description: 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Internship Project Assistant to join our team. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to a pioneering project at the intersection of healthcare, technology, AI and the Metaverse. Your responsibilities will include: 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support to the project managers, including research, stakeholder mapping, grants support, meeting management, and documentation writing. 

  • Assist in the development and management of initiatives within the Metaverse aimed at raising awareness about mental health and sexual health.  

  • Engage with users in immersive social media platforms and online games to facilitate discussions and provide information. 

  • Collaboration with colleagues in South Africa on relevant AI projects, bringing new insides and bridge our work between our offices. 

  • Actively engage with stakeholders to support current relationships, coordinate and arrange meetings, and promote our mission in HealthTech and Global Health communities. 

  • Conduct research on relevant topics, trends, and technologies related to the Metaverse, healthcare, and social impact to inform project development. 

  • Mapping of relevant donors and fundraising opportunities, initiation of proposal of relevant calls and manage timelines for applications. 

  • Assist with the promotion and organization of events.  


  • Enrolled in a relevant academic program (Global development, AI and tech, International Relations, Business Development, Global Health, etc.). 

  • Strong analytical skills. 

  • Passion for global health, technical solutions and making a difference. 

  • Excellent communication, teamwork abilities and independent. 

  • Fluent in English. 

We offer: 

  • An internship with a high learning curve and passionate internship mentor who supports your development. 

  • Being a part of and living our values, which include care for people and outcomes, making a difference, and kicking the paradigm – creating an environment where every team member thrives, every idea is celebrated, and every achievement is a testament to our collective commitment. 

  • Diverse working days with many different tasks.  

  • Good colleagues who are passionate about their tasks and about sharing knowledge and experience.  

  • A broad range of contacts from our network of NGO’s, donors, tech companies, social enterprises and other organizations.  

  • Great freedom to organize the working day in collaboration with colleagues, with the possibility of remote work when needed. 

  • Free lunch and unlimited coffee and snacks.   

  • Opportunity to turn your internship work into a thesis project with the guidance and support of your internship manager. 

  • Regular feedback sessions for personal and professional growth and development. 

The internship is preferably a full-time position, but working hours can be adjusted to exam periods and other student jobs. It is an unpaid internship position, starting in mid-August 2024 lasting for 5 months (subject to university agreement).  

You will be working at our office in Copenhagen, and you must hold the right to undertake an internship in Denmark. We have a small team in Copenhagen, working in a co-working space together with UN Live, Dalberg Media and Nordic Safe Cities, who we host social events and Friday bars with. 

We value equal opportunity and encourage candidates regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age to apply. 


If you have any questions about the position, contact Michaela Sørensen on +45 28531245 


Application Process: 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter in a joined PDF, outlining their qualifications and motivation for applying.


Applications should be submitted at the latest on Monday, 1st of May at 9am. 

We look forward to meeting passionate individuals who share our commitment to creating positive change in the world through innovative approaches. Join us on this exciting journey as we explore the possibilities of the Metaverse in addressing critical healthcare and social issues. 

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number +4528531245

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

Free lunch
Free lunch

Central office
Central office

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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THINK International

THINK International is a non-profit organisation born in Denmark in 2022 that is on a mission to transform health and well-being across the globe through innovation and collaboration. THINK builds on a decade of passionate work in South Africa where our story began with an urge to improve the lives of those touched by Tuberculosis and HIV, with research as our guiding star. Building on our experience and expertise as public health experts and researchers, we improve lives, build capacity and strengthen health systems across Africa. With THINK International as a platform, we aim to take this legacy further by building international partnerships and providing technical support. Our goal is to make a difference in vulnerable people's lives, locally and globally. At THINK, we look at health and well-being through a wide-angled lens, caring about mental health, gender inequality, and planetary health. Rooted in the rich soil of Africa, we're also diving headfirst into the digital expanse of the Metaverse. Our game-changing strategies blend the best of cutting-edge tech with human-centered solutions. THINK mobile clinics on the move, AI-powered diagnostics, state-of-the-art clinical trials and social research, and data analysis that digs deep. With THINK, we're not just transforming healthcare - we're reimagining the very essence of health care, making it more accessible, more innovative, and more attuned to the world we live in today. THINK: Making a Difference

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