We welcome tertiary students from Nepal and overseas to join us on our internship programme. 

Interns have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in community-level nutrition projects, helping to improve the wellbeing of women and children. We provide interns with a broad overview of Nepal’s nutrition situation and valuable experience working in the field to improve the nutrition of communities.

Interns will have the opportunity to support with the logistics for training programmes, process research data, help prepare new training resources and visit our field projects. For Nepali interns, there will be more opportunities to participate in our face-to-face field activities, such as community education and training. 

Working alongside our experienced nutritionists, interns will be able to conduct their own nutrition research to fulfil study requirements. 

Interns make a monthly financial contribution to cover the cost of the internship. Our internship is open to Nepali students and international students.

Contact us to find out more about our internships

"Working as an intern with NPCS for 10 weeks was a great experience for me. NPCS provided me an opportunity to participate in a multitude of project activities, which helped me to develop my personal and professional competencies and skills. A short stay in NPCS has inspired me to work in the field of nutrition for vulnerable groups in the future."

Nabina Prajapati, Global Nutrition and Health student,
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

"I had an amazing two and a half months experience with NPCS. Its friendly and welcoming environment, open-minded, non-judgmental and cooperative staff helped me make the most of my internship. It’s an awesome place to work, where you are challenged professionally, your inputs are well appreciated, and you are provided with constructive feedbacks. Overall, my time at NPCS helped me get first hand working experience and gain new skills, which I will be utilising for my career development. NPCS also helped me expand my network both personal and professional."

Anila Khatiwada, Global Nutrition and Health student,
University of Copenhagen, Denmark


"As one of the interns, NPCS provided several opportunities where I experienced knowledge and skills in the field of community nutrition. The internship helped me to strengthen and develop my learning, communicating and understanding skills in a practical and professional way within community programs and projects. The knowledge and skills I learned from the internship has motivated me to pursue a career in the field of community nutrition."

Bikram Poudel, student at College of Applied Science
and Dairy Technology, Nepal


"My two month internship were very fruitful. We were very grateful to be a part of the NPCS family. Everyone in the organization was very supportive and guided us in conducting training, preparing education material and preparing reports. NPCS gave us lots of opportunities to visit the slum area of Kathmandu city which built up my confidence to deal with people in the community. And we learned much more things which can help us in the future."

Saugat Rijal, student at College of Applied Science
and Dairy Technology, Nepal

"Through my internship with NPCS and subsequent collaborative work, I have gained a lot professionally and personally. With NPCS, I completed two surveys, produced technical reports, published a peer-reviewed article and was awarded third prize for my poster presentation at a major nutrition conference in Kathmandu in 2018. In addition to the wealth of resources and varied programs to learn from, co-workers are friendly and supportive. I’m thankful for the great platform NPCS provided for me to excel in my abilities and learn so much. "

Mahesh Sarki, PhD student at University of Basel, Switzerland