Join SDSN Youth


For Individuals

SDSN Youth recruit a large number of interns, volunteers, and program participants. Roles including interns, project officers, SDG coordinators, program advocates, and more.


Available internship positions will be posted on our Join the Team page. Please note that all internships are based in New York City, United States. Candidates MUST have legal work authorization to work in the United States to be eligible for the position. SDSN Youth doesn’t sponsor work visas for internship positions.

SDG Coordinators

SDG Coordinators are volunteers who supports SDSN Youth’s mandate by working in SDSN member universities around the world to mobilize students around the SDGs. 

With the introduction of the new SDG Students Program, the SDG Coordinators will work with local SDSN networks to ensure that all students in their university/campus are aware of the SDGs, understand their importance to the wider community and have opportunities to take actions towards their implementation during their studies, and after they graduate. 

Candidates must be students and staff from SDSN Member Institution. Candidates must be physically based at the institution/university hey are seeking to represent. Applications for SDG Coordinators open once a year in the summer.  You can apply on our Join the Team page with the application is open.

Project Officers

Project officers are remote voluntary positions. You’re welcomed to join the team and work with your corresponding team leads from any part of the world. All SDSN Youth teams hires project officers, including Networks, Operations, Communications, Fundraising and Partnerships, Events, Technology, and our four programs.  You can see all available positions on our Join the Team page. 

Program Fellows, Advocates, and more

SDSN Youth has four signature programs: Youth Solutions Program, Global School Program, Local Pathways Program, and SDG Students Program. Each program recruit fellows, advocates, mentees, or other type of participants base on the program’s mission and schedule. Please read about all our programs and visit their websites for more information.

Express of Interest

If there’s no current openings that fits your interest and background, you’re welcomed to apply though our Express of Interest Form. Candidates applied through the Express of Interest Form will be contacted by project leads of SDSN Youth if they see match in team’s need and candidate’s experience.