EdTech Intern

April 2021
Employment type:
Full time

Kiron Open Higher Education gGmbH is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to high-quality education for refugees and underserved communities through digital solutions. Our team of Kironistas is international, agile and thinks out-of-the-box. We are education experts, techies, designers, project managers, communicators, grant writers, researchers, coffee-drinkers, innovators and dreamers, who work together on this mission every day.

Meet your future colleagues:
Louise, intern
Kiron has been a great opportunity for me. I learned a lot about social organizations and their challenges.

How you can contribute to our mission:


  • You are a vital part of the education team of Kiron
  • We work on consulting partners on their online education needs, curating and creating course content for online courses, and strategizing the overall organization-wide vision when it comes to education
  • You assist the team in project management (creating timelines and checking milestones, copywriting), course creation (e.g. research, storyboarding, implementation), online learning consultation (e.g. preparing documents and workshops)



What you need to make an impact:


  • You share our vision of free and democratic access to higher education for refugees and disadvantaged communities worldwide
  • You are able to proofread, layout, prepare workshops and consultancy services for online learning needs of our partners and clients 
  • You are officially enrolled at a university and you are fluent in both German and English (written and spoken)
  • You have a design mindset and like to work on structuring the team’s work (presentations, partner documents) 
  • You are a self-starter, organized, and have a hands-on approach to your work 
  • Quick learner, like to master new topics 
  • You enjoy a friendly and appreciative team environment



How we will enable you to do your best work:


  • The chance to work independently in a friendly, dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team of an innovative social startup
  • A “feel” for the practical side of topics like educational content creation & didactic design, partner/client collaboration, agile working methods
  • Flexible working hours, 30 vacation days & a generous remote working policy 
  • A voluntary allowance of 840 EUR



Ready to join our mission? Apply now! We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “EDspace + your name” until the 30th of April  2021 to: Vera Assuncao at [email protected].


We welcome applications from all under-represented communities and groups. As part of our commitment to diversity within our workforce, we are particularly keen to attract applicants who have been personally affected by structural discrimination.



We also welcome applicants from lower-income backgrounds and can do our best to facilitate any financial assistance for interview expenses if required. We are also happy to discuss individual requirements relating to the application process and/or the demands of the role itself with candidates who have disabilities to ensure reasonable adjustments are confirmed in advance. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to speak to someone in confidence about your needs.


Please note that due to our limited budget as a nonprofit organization we are unfortunately unable to pay salaries. Therefore we are only offering mandatory internships/ educational program (“Pflichtpraktikum”) or voluntary internships (“studienbegleitendes Praktikum”) to enrolled students.
Find out more in our Recruitment Policy.

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Rohit Kakar
Head of HR
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