Finance Intern, Dept. Assistant

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: New York City, NY, US, 10006 Oakland, CA, US, 94612 Washington, D.C., DC, US, 20036

Organization: Doctors Without Borders | Médecins Sans Frontières

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.






The Finance Department support MSF in carrying out its mission in an effective, efficient, ethical and accountable manner to its donors and the public at large by managing MSFUSA's budgetary, financial and accounting practice. 







The Finance Intern will support the Director of Finance by coordinating the development of a new functional strategy and an internal Finance portal (intranet).

Objective: To assist the Director of Finance while acquiring basic knowledge of strategic planning and information management.








The Finance Intern will be expected to perform the following tasks:


  • Assist with preparing for and coordination of meetings
  • Perform desk research on best practices and make recommendations
  • Prepare presentation materials, reports, and ad-hoc analyses









• Major in Business Administration, Technology, Finance, or Accounting

• Strong organizational and administrative skills
• Attention to detail
• Flexibility and ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks
• Genuine commitment to the principles and work of the MSF movement



No phone calls or emails please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please note that neither relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship will be offered for this position. 


Application Deadline: Open Until Filled


MSF-USA/Doctors Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.






Pay Class & Contract Type

Intern Nonexempt 



$15 per hour


Working Time (Hours Per Week)


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City