Jobs & Internship
Rome wasn’t built in a day. Want to make a difference? We are constantly looking for dynamic, vibrant individuals who aspire to help make the country a better place with their enthusiasm and skills.

RESEARCHER (Full or Part-time)

Currently, we are not actively looking for specific profiles. However, we review applications on a rolling basis and will contact and interview strong candidates at any time.

If you are interested to join us, please submit your CV, a cover letter and recent written works to Please also provide your areas of interest, availability and salary expectations. 

REFSA Internship Program

The REFSA Internship Program offers an opportunity to explore and further develop your interest in public policy research. We consider candidates from a wide range of backgrounds.

Interns are an integral part of our team. You will have the opportunity to work alongside our experienced full-time researchers, and support our day to day operations. You should be interested in contributing to policy research and advocacy, and have excellent time management and administrative skills. Some knowledge in executing social media work, video creation or editing, graphic design and/or photography is a plus. 

We accept applications on a rolling basis, but the availability of internships depends on the capacity and needs of our team. 

To apply, please submit your CV, a cover letter (please state why you want to work with us and what you expect to gain from the internship) and any recent written works to

Librarian Internship (2 – 3 months)

As part of our mission to empower the society through knowledge sharing, our Library for Social Democracy, established in 2016 serves a wide collections of books, periodicals, government papers and reports.

We require a keen personnel to provide short term support to help catalogue and classify our library resources. No subject specific knowledge or expertise is required for this role. Of course, a passion for books and a thirst for knowledge would make it that much more enjoyable!

Take the first step, email us on, and we will be in touch.

Specific Projects

If you have expertise and wish to contribute to a better Malaysia, we have the platform to maximize the effectiveness of your efforts. Our past research work have covered a wide range of topics such as education, healthcare, housing, transport, resource management, sustainability and institutional reforms to say the least.

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