Migrant Forum in Asia
Telefax: +632.8277.9484 | Mobile: +63.921.540.5063
Email: mfa@mfasia.org | Website: www.mfasia.org


The internship program is for a minimum of six (6) months with the intern based in the MFA office in Manila, Philippines. Interested candidates need to be able to work within a team, work well under pressure and be able to handle multiple tasks. Desired qualities include excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated and reliable, with a strong interest in international human rights. Relevant coursework is highly desirable, and knowledge of foreign languages is a plus. Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, Internet applications) are required.

The intern will be working with the MFA team in implementing MFA’s programs:

  • Advocacy and capacity building
  • Migration and Development
  • West Asia Networking
  • Gender and Feminization
  • Decent Work for Domestic Workers
  • Research and Publication

Duration and Work Hours of Interns

MFA internship program is for a minimum of six (6) months with interns reporting to the MFA office in Manila, Philippines. Interns be working full time at the MFA Secretariat from9AM-6PM with one(1) hour lunch break. Working days will be from Monday – Friday. Some activities will require the intern to travel together with the Secretariat team members.

The intern can also be asked to contribute to other activities of the Secretariat.

Travel Expenses and VISA (for non Filipino interns)

Interns are responsible for all travel expenses to Manila, Philippines and back to their home country. They must obtain necessary visa in compliance with Philippine immigration. MFA will be able to provide a support letter for visa application purpose.

Allowance and Stipends

MFA does not have paid internship and does not provide stipends for interns.

About Us

MFA is a regional network of non-government organizations (NGOs), associations and trade unions of migrant workers, and individual advocates in Asia who are committed to protect and promote the rights and welfare of migrant workers.

It is guided by a vision of an alternative world system based on respect for human rights and dignity, social justice, and gender equity, particularly for migrant workers.

Regional Secretariat

25 Matiyaga Street,
Central District, Diliman,
Quezon City 1100

Phone: +63-2-8277-9484
Mobile: +639215405063

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