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Malaysia Marketing Internship


– Full-time
– 6 months
– Start date: Quarterly
– In Malaysia
– Training Provided
– Personal Marketing Coach
– £1200 with accommodation included

Become a Communication expert in Tropics

Woman infront of the petronas twin towers in Kuala Lumpur

A large part of conservation involves raising awareness about important environmental and sustainability issues. To do this effectively requires conservation marketing. So why not use this Malaysia Marketing internship to learn how to champion customers whilst benefiting communities and the planet? For this unique, one-of-a-kind internship, we collaborate with our conservation partner Essentially you will be working to promote their volunteering and conservation projects in Malaysia.

Work in KL and travel to amazing projects

Work alongside fantastic people who are equally passionate about conservation, helping them to raise awareness and promote their amazing programmes. Plus travel around Malaysia to work on marine, rainforest and community conservation projects in stunning destinations such as the Perhentian Islands and Borneo. See the sights of Kuala Lumpur whilst based at our marketing intern accommodation. Most importantly, develop both marketing and conservation skills to enhance your CV and career prospects.

What will you gain

– Skills for your CV that you will gain from this internship
– Excellent communication skills to influence and inform
– Understanding of branding and positioning
– Content creation for specific target audiences, including blogging
– Website maintenance using WordPress
– Social media management
– Competency to create email campaigns in MailChimp
– Knowledge and implementation of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
– Setting SMART goals and monitoring progress
– Efficient time management and working to set deadlines
– Training and coaching by a professional coach
– Free online courses
– Time off to explore
– Reference letter

What do we need from you

– Passion for nature and conservation (relevant degree helpful)
– Commitment to acquiring professional marketing skills
– Minimum time commitment of 6 months (can extend for a longer period)
– Highly organised and ability to work to a schedule
– Self-motivated and comfortable working independently
– Good attention to detail
– Flexible and adaptable
– IT competency ( use your own laptop)
– Good level of English, verbal and written

What our previous interns say about their experience of the Malaysia Marketing Internship for Conservation:

“It really is an amazing opportunity to get some marketing and conservation experience!” 

Vlada Kantorovich (2018 Malaysia intern)

Barbara de Waard,
BSc, Msc, MCIM
Marketing Coach and Social Entrepreneur

Your personal Marketing Coach

Barbara is the Founder of the SustanainableMarketing.Academy. She is a lifelong professional marketer who teaches at Cambridge Marketing College. She is also an official tutor and examiner for the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Her passion for nature and wildlife led to the creation of this online learning hub. So that anyone with an interest in conservation and sustainability can get the communication skills to make a positive impact on the environment.

Field Internships and Volunteering

Field Internships and Volunteering

2 to 12 weeks, chosen locations

A wide range of different internships and volunteering projects, in a variety of amazing locations, allows you to gain practical skills and valuable work experience in conservation offered by Malaysian Wildlife.

The price does not cover flight tickets to and from Malaysia, local transport to and from APE offices, personal travel insurance including medical cover, visa and vaccinations costs, food and drinks, and non-work related travel in Malaysia

What our Alumni say about us


“I learnt so much, from integrated communications to digital marketing. From upgrading our website to boosting email marketing I’ve had the chance to develop so many essential marketing skills.”

Lucy Wood, past student and Malaysia Marketing Intern for Conservation.

Learning Digital Marketing

”I’ve improved my skills in science communication, digital marketing, and photography while at project sites. I learnt how NGOs operate, the company’s financial management and project management”

Sachin Gauchan, past student and Malaysia Marketing Intern for Conservation.

“The exercises and resources available to help apply the concepts were invaluable. It helped me ask the right questions to better understand the company and customers.”

Eleanor Devenish, past student and Malaysia Marketing Intern for Conservation.

Sustainable Marketing Internship - Intern

“I learnt so much about digital marketing, SEO, social media management and assessing the right marketing strategy. This skill set will be more than useful in my future career.”

Vlada Kantorovich, past student and Malaysia Marketing Intern for Conservation.




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