The Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC), the Beirut center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, encourages graduate and post-graduate students to apply to be Research Interns in Beirut

 

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Organization: the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States. Their mission, dating back more than a century, is to advance peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas and direct engagement and collaboration with decision makers in government, business, and civil society. Collaborating with this centers bring the inestimable benefit of multiple national viewpoints to bilateral, regional, and global issues

 

Duty Station:  Beirut, Liban

 

Open To: who fill the requirements

 

Timeframe: 3-6 months, till 31-Dec-2018

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description: the research interns will assist the Center's scholars in their research on political, economic, security and education reforms topics related to the MENA region. Interns can expect to benefit directly from working at an international think-tank, with exposure to its inner mechanisms and the opportunity to contribute to their scholars' work. Successful applicants will also have access to all Carnegie Middle East Center meetings, symposia and other events

 

Qualifications:

-BA (Bachelor of Arts) or MA (Master of Arts) in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Middle East Studies, Education, Sociology or any related field

- Excellent skills in the Microsoft suite

- Good command of Arabic and English, French is a plus

- Previous experience in research is welcomed

 

Wage:  no salary, only a monthly stipend for the transports

 

Application process:candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie website

 

Useful links: for further information click here

 

Contact information: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036-2103
Phone: 202 483 7600
Fax: 202 483 1840

link to the email

 

edited by  Maria Longombardo

 

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The Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development is looking for a resource to fulfil a position as an operational, administrative and secretarial assistant

 

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Organization: the European Commission in the entity of the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development which is responsible for designing EU development policies and for the implementation of the Commission's external aid instruments. The job offer is related to the EuropeAid programme consisting in EU external assistance. One of its global objectives is about the fight against poverty which is at the heart of its cooperation policy, notably as part of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which were enshrined by the UN in New York in 2000.

 

Duty Station:  Brussels, Belgium

 

Open To: all the citizens meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe:unmentioned

 

Deadline: 10-05-2018

 

Job description: The Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development has opened a placement for a secretary position, more specifically as a contract agent FGII. The job will be about operational, administrative and secretarial assistance. The resource will be occupied in:

-  providing general administrative support, including document management

- internal communication, organisation of meetings

- logistic needs and information provision

 

Qualifications: practical knowledge of:

- English and French languages at a B2 level (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

- IT tools for OFFICE AUTOMATION  (functional mailboxes, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word)

- IT tools and systems for HRM - Human Resource Management (MIPS - Missions Integrated Processing System, Sysper2: Time Management/FlexiTime)

- IT tools and systems for ARCHIVES, MAIL and DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT (Ares)

- IT tools and systems for COMMUNICATION and PUBLICATION (Intranet management)

 are then requested the following competencies:

- Communicating

- Delivering Quality and Results

- Prioritising and Organising

- Working with Others

 

Wage/Fees:  unmentioned

 

Application process: you will need to send your application through email at the following address :

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

job description

list of job opportunities in headquarters of the European Commision

EU development cooperation policy

CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference

 

Contact information:

Pascal Dumont

Rue de la Loi 41

B-1049 Brussels

  1. +32 2 299 11 11

 

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Published in Europe

The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, the foundation of the brilliant former Indian Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi, is  leader in the field of education in India. If you are interested in a highly educational volunteering experience, candidate here!

 

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Organization: The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) was set up on June 21, 1991, to realize the vision of Shri Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India.

Shri Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944 in Bombay and he became the youngest Prime Minister of India on October 31, 1984. As Prime Minister, he inspired hope and promise amongst millions of Indians. Shri Gandhi was modern in outlook, yet passionately in love with India’s culture and civilisation.

Shri Gandhi dreamt of a modern India, secular, and progressive; a country that enshrines the democratic principle of equality and blends progress with rich cultural traditions. He imagined a country with an educated people free of prejudice, where women participate as equals; a nation with the space and will to empower all citizens, and especially the underprivileged.From 1991 to 2009, the Foundation worked on a number of critical issues, including health, literacy, science and technology, women’s and children’s development, disability support, Panchayati Raj institutions, natural resource management, and libraries. In 2010, the Foundation decided to focus on education going forward. In addition, the Foundation has been continuing key flagship programmes including INTERACT (providing educational support to children impacted by conflict), the Rajiv Gandhi Access to Opportunities programme (enhancing mobility of physically challenged youth), the Rajiv Gandhi Cambridge Scholarship programme (providing financial assistance to bright Indian students to study at Cambridge), Natural Resource Management (supporting Gram Gaurav) and Wonderoom (an innovative children’s library)




Duty Station:  India

 

Open To: everybody

 

Job description: the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation welcomes passionate and committed individuals who can provide full time or part time voluntary support to take the existing programmes forward. The volunteers will work with  existing teams based on terms which are mutually agreed



Application process: if you are interested, please fill in the details here required

 

Useful links:

Volunteer call

Rajiv Gandhi Foundation

 

Contact information:

Jawahar Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi – 110 001, INDIA

(+91 11) 23755117, 23312456

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www.rgfindia.org



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Interested in migration, human rights and social research? apply to this position with Impact Initiative!

 

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Organization: IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence - based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote - sensing

 

Duty Station: Palermo

 

Deadline:02/02/2018

 

When: 12th February 2018

 

open to: individuals with possesing requirements

 

Job description:  Reporting to the Field Manager in Palermo, the Data collector will be responsible for the implementation of REACH’s data collection in the field. The role will entail going to migrant reception centres and interviewing child and youth migrants on the basis of predefined questionnaires. Interviews may take the form of one-by-one questionnaires on mobile phone devices (provided). Extensive training on these data collection methods will be provided, however, after initial supervision and guidance, prospective candidates must feel confident to go to migrant centres alone. This role requires strong interpersonal skills, as data collectors will be required to approach children and teenagers for interview who may be in a very tense environment. For this reason, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate previous experience of working with children and/or teenagers in difficult environments. Further, the role requires solid negotiation skills in negotiating access and maintaining good working relationships with reception centre authorities (data collectors will be supported in gaining formal authorisation to enter the centres). The office of the organisation will be located in Palermo, Italy, however, Data collectors are required to be available for quick deployment all over Sicily. As such, Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The Data collector will be responsible for:

1) Primary data collection

- Conduct face to face interviews with children/youth in reception centres

- Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents

- Accurate recording of data collected

- Provide daily feedback to the Field Manager regarding any challenges faced during data collection (incl. tool development, stakeholder and respondent management)

- Ensure prompt transcript of the notes and accuracy of the data collected

- Be available to follow up on missing/incongruent information, as required

2) Representation of the organisation

- Liaise and maintain good relationships with the management of migration centres to ensure access

- Develop good relationships with members of the migrant community

 

Qualification:

Required:

- Working knowledge of Italian

- Fluency in at least two of the following languages: English, French, Arabic.

- Strong representation and interpersonal skills

- Attention to detail

- Previous experience working with children/teenagers

- Ability to operate in a cross - cultural environment requiring flexibility

- Drivers licence and confidence to drive alone in the city & countryside

- Availability to travel across Sicily on a regular basis

- Ability to work independently and confidence to go alone to migrant reception centres

- Computer literacy to be able to work on smart phone based data collection applications

- Valid work permit

 

Desirable:

- Demonstrated interest in quantitative and/or qualitative research skills

- Previous work experience in migration, ideally, in the refugee crisis response either as part of an NGO

or volunteer

- Previous work experience in counselling and education projects with children

 

 Application process: Send  in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references in English  to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The reference "Ref: 18/ITA/RDT1" should be indiciated in the mail subject line

 

Further information:   Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The  selected candidate will be legally contracted by IMPACT in-country implementing partner

 

Useful Link:

Impact Initiative

The multicultural NGO Alkarama is always looking for interns to join its staff, offering two different internships’ programme: legal internship and media internship. Choose the most suitable programme for you and work with a young  non-governmental human rights organisation based in Geneva!

 

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Organisation: Alkarama is a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights organisation established in 2004 to assist all those in the Arab world subjected to or at risk of extrajudicial execution, enforced disappearance, torture, and arbitrary detention. Acting as a bridge between individual victims and international human rights mechanisms, Alkarama works towards an Arab world where all individuals live in freedom and dignity, and are protected by the rule of law. Alkarama brings pro bono legal assistance to victims of the most serious human rights violations, without any discrimination. The organisation focuses its efforts on violations of the right to life, human dignity, physical integrity and freedoms such as extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, torture, and arbitrary detention. Using the international human rights mechanisms and working closely with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR ), Alkarama documents individual cases of violations through direct contact with the victims, their families or lawyers, and submits complaints on their behalf to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures and Treaty Bodies, asking them to intervene with the State in question to put an end to these violations. Alkarama also brings media attention to the cases and situations it covers, helping victims to have their voices heard and shedding light on the human rights situation of a country, through press releases as well as public reports and analyses published in various media outlets. In order to reach a broader audience, Alkarama increasingly relies on social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook.

 

Where: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to:

Legal Internship: people with master degree in law or social sciences with an international law component

Media Internship: people with degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations

 

When: from January to June or from July to December

 

Deadline: The openings are usually advertised in October for the January-June internship and April for the July-December internship.

 

Job Description: Alkarama’s internship programme – in both our Legal and Communication departments – provides opportunities for young graduates with an interest in the Arab world to gain experience in a multicultural NGO, working in cooperation with the United Nations, to defend victims of human rights violations in the MENA region. Alkarama’s interns have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the work of the organisation, thus gaining a valuable experience that can be carried forward through the rest of their careers. Alkarama offers full-time internships lasting for six months in its Geneva headquarters.

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The work of legal interns includes a variety of tasks such as research, interviewing of victims and recording of testimonies, drafting of complaints for submission to the UN human rights protection mechanisms, attendance and note-taking at UN conferences including the Human Rights Council, the Universal Periodic Review and the sessions of the Treaty Bodies, synthesizing of information about individual cases of human rights violations, and drafting of reports.

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The media intern is working closely with his/her colleagues of both the legal and media departments. The work includes writing news stories for Alkarama’s website, publishing articles, maintaining and monitoring social media networks (Twitter/Facebook) and media contacts’ database. The intern is also expected to contribute to the production of audio-visual work.

 

Requirements:

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The ideal legal intern holds a Masters degree in law or social sciences with an international law component, speaks and writes fluently French or English with preferably a working knowledge of the other, with Arabic being a valuable asset. The applicant should also have strong analytical and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in human rights and the Middle East.

 

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The ideal communications intern holds a degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations, previous experience in a news, communications or campaigning organisation, a good understanding of social media and multimedia tools. The intern must also have an excellent command of English, with preferably a working knowledge of French and/or Arabic and a demonstrated interest in politics and the media in the Arab world.

 

Wage: paid

 

Application process: when available, the application form will be on this site

 

Useful Links:

Vacancy

 

Useful Contacts:

Alkarama Foundation | 150 route de Ferney

CH-1211 Genève 2

Phone: +41 22 734 1006

Fax: +41 22 734 1034





Edited by Barbara Parisse

 

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Do you aim to work to promote critical research that theorises and provides understanding of poverty in a global context? Apply now for the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and you will have the opportunity to work in an international environment as part of CROP's administrative Secretariat in Bergen!

 

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Organization: The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) Secretariat is located at the University of Bergen and has been established to promote research that provides a deep understanding of poverty and its causes in a global context. In consultation with the CROP Scientific Committee, it is responsible for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty. CROP has two institutional sponsors, the University of Bergen and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and in 2009 the ISSC signed an agreement which incorporated CROP into the university's academic and administrative environment. Through projects, working groups and fellows, CROP’s Scientific Committee, emanates periodically publications, communications and events that helps researchers to understand the causes of poverty and how to defeat it

 

Duty Station: Bergen, Norway

 

Open to: College students

 

Timeframe: Internships are available throughout the year (except July and August), from 2 to 6 months

 

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1

 

Job Description: Successful candidates will take part to the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted by the University of Bergen (UiB) and tasks performed by interns will vary according to the needs and ongoing projects of CROP. Ideally, interns will:

- create content for social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube)  

- organise and attending meetings, workshops or conferences  

- draft reports and general administrative documents  

- research information for reports

- lead video and web editing

 

Qualification: Applicants should have the following qualifications

- be university students whose home institutions will give them credit for the time spent at CROP (for examples through the Erasmus+ programme)

- have a relevant educational background in Social Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations

- have excellent English language skills (spoken and written Level C1)

- knowledge of other languages is an advantage

 

Wage/Fees: Not provided

 

Application process: Candidates must send their cv and documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Useful Links:

Link at the call

 

Contact information:

CROP Secretariat,

P.O. Box 7800, 5020

Bergen, NORWAY.

Phone +47 55 58 97 44

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Edited by Marta Della Monaca

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