Freethem is looking for interns!

Freethem is looking for interns for the spring- or fall semester 2018! Our student trainee program is perfect for students who want relevant experience through taking part in the work we do as a growing youth organization! Freethem was established in Norway in 2013 and has two employees, a large network of volunteers and several local teams across the country.


We can offer:

  • The possibility to participate in the daily operations of the organization, which will offer a unique insight into how a non-profit organization is driven.

  • A flexible internship, tailored after your preference.

  • An office space in our offices in Markveien 6 in Grünerløkka, Oslo.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • The internship may contain some travelling in Norway connected to following up local teams and lecturing.

  • Guidance throughout the internship.

  • We can offer an environment with competence and knowledge about research related to our field, and we are happy to help with suggestions and ideas for a academic paper (such as a master thesis) about human trafficking.

  • We are primarily searching for students avaliable for a 40% to a 100% position


Requirements and qualifications:

  • We are looking for students who are flexible and can handle varied tasks.

  • The students need to inhibit good communicative and creative skills, and not be afraid of a challenge.

  • We emphasize the ability to work independently as well as in teams.

  • We value internal communication and openness, and we are looking for students who share Freethem’s beliefs.

  • We urge both Norwegian-speaking and English-speaking students to apply.


Work tasks:

  • Assist in writing applications for public and private grant funding

  • Following up local teams in Norway

  • Assist in starting a local teams

  • Participate in writing and holding lectures and workshops

  • Represent Freethem at meetings and events

  • Participate in creating political campaigns and participate in political advocacy

  • Social Media and website

  • Other administrative tasks


We have agreements with Bjørknes Høyskole (Bachelor in International Studies/ Bachelor in applied psychology) and NMBU - University of Ås (Master in International Relations and International Development). It is possible to fit the internship in as a part of the ordinary course of study through these institutions. You are also free to apply independent of the courses/ study institution you are connected to if you want to work as an intern while studying.

If you have questions regarding the internship please contact Gina Marie Lie at 40 87 87 17 (Intern 2017), or Ragnhild Torstensen at 93 89 25 25 (Project Manager), or contact us through email at

Application with certificates, CV and transcripts can be sent to

Application deadline: 15. January 2018 (Spring semester 2018) and 15 August 2018 (Fall Semester 2018).


About Freethem

Freethem is a non-profit democratic youth organization, working preventative against human trafficking; labour exploitation, prostitution and other types of sexual exploitation. Freethem exists in Sweden, Norway, Germany and Austria, and is politically and religiously independent. Freethem Norway focuses on awareness and preventative work in Norway. Freethem works towards mobilizing youth through social media, campaigns, establishing local teams, lectures, workshops and other events. Our main target group is people between the ages of 13 and 35 years. Read more about Freethem here at our website, or in Social Media (Facebook: Instagram: @freethemno).