Summer Marketing Intern

Stockholm International Water Institute, World Water Week

Stockholm, Sweden Remote Hybrid (2-3 days in office)




May 16

Are you looking to apply your design and social media skills, gain valuable work experience, and broaden your knowledge of sustainability and environmental issues related to water all while increasing your network?

SIWI is searching for a Summer Intern to join the Marketing team in organizing World Water Week 2023, with this year’s theme Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions in a Water-Wise World. This is an unpaid 3-month internship and students and recent graduates are welcome to apply.

In 2022, World Water Week, the leading annual global event on water and development, was held as a hybrid event with over 300 sessions, gathering 500 organizations and more than 5000 participants from 160 countries. Looking ahead, we plan to advance our digital and physical offerings even further!

In this role, an interest in learning more about environmental issues and sustainability is desired, but a water background is not required. Under the supervision of World Water Week’s Head of Marketing, you will join an experienced team of highly skilled professionals responsible for the delivery of World Water Week, the Stockholm Water Prize and the Stockholm Junior Water Prize.


Assist World Water Team with design tasks

Social media community monitoring

Live event coverage 

Market research


A student or recent graduate with design proficiency looking to apply your skills and gain experience working in a digital marketing environment.

A social media native and can produce social media assets and edit videos tailored to the target audience.

You want to learn more about digital communications in the context of promoting a large hybrid event.

Can communicate and cooperate effectively with internal and external colleagues.

Have solid teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Can work independently, proactively and be self-sufficient.

Can learn new systems quickly with training.

An interest in events and/ or water issues is desirable, but not essential.

Speak English fluently or natively.


Real-world experience working at a not-for-profit organization on an important mission to save the world.

Work with a diverse group of professionals with unique backgrounds and experiences in the World Water Week team.

Meet, network with, and learn from SIWI and the organizations/people that participate in World Water Week.

Insights into the latest projects and initiatives trying to solve the global water crisis.

A reference or certificate of completion will be provided by SIWI at the end of the internship.

INTERNSHIP PERIOD: 1 June – 1 September 2023, full-time

LOCATION: Hybrid 2-3 days in Stockholm office, candidate must be based in Stockholm

LEVEL: Entry or junior level

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Unpaid Internship, Full-Time (approx. 30 hours)

Please submit your CV and personal letter in English by using the application function on the SIWI web page: Interviews will be held continuously and we need your application by 01 June 2023.

For more information about the position please contact: Sze Jigstedt

Department: World Water Week and Prizes

Locations: Sweden

Remote status: Hybrid (2-3 days in office)

About Stockholm International Water Institute

SIWI works globally to change how water is understood, valued and managed. As advocates and advisors, we show how improved water governance is key to a fairer, more prosperous, and resilient future.

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