The World Health Organization, one of the major agencies of the United Nation offers an Internship Programme in multiple locations that will give you the chance to see, from inside, how such a global organization works to pursue their international goals.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: WHO is the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations system. WHO has 194 Member States and more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at headquarter in Geneva. WHO offers internships globally in our country and regional offices, as well as at headquarters.

 

Duty Station: multiple locations

Open To: current students with at least three years of studies completed or university graduates within no more than 6 months

 

Timeframe: Minimum 6 weeks - Maximum 24 weeks

 

Deadline: 30th June 2019

 

Job description: The WHO internship programme has three objectives: (a) to provide a framework for assigning students from diverse academic backgrounds to WHO programmes, where educational experience can be enhanced through practical work assignments; (b) to expose students to the work of WHO and (c) to provide WHO programmes with the assistance of students specializing in various fields. Most students are placed in health-related programmes, although placements in other area of work like for example communication, external relations, finance or human resources are also possible.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of a technical expert in the respective area, interns are assigned a project based on agreed terms of references and in line with their skills set. These terms of references typically include some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • review literature and conduct literature surveys
  • undertake web research and data collection on specific subject area
  • organize data and documents
  • participate in the development of tools and guidelines
  • assist in drafting, formatting and editing policy briefs, tool kits, guides/manuals, hand-outs, brochures and reports
  • assist in organizing workshops, meetings, conferences, events
  • participate in on-going departmental projects

Qualifications:

Education

Have completed three years of full-time studies (bachelor's level or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; AND be enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they start the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).

Skills

Core competencies:

  • Team work
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural difference
  • Communication

In addition, interns need to be familiar with commonly used computer programmes, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of specialized computer programmes, for example, statistical software such as XLStat may be an advantage.

Experience

Depending on the area of interest, the below experience may be needed and/or would be an advantage.

  • Experience in research and/or in drafting reports
  • Experience in the subject area through academic work or research
  • Field and/or developing country experience
  • Experience with data analysis, statistical packages and interest in the design of graphical display and analysis of health information in an international comparative perspective, such as for health system performance assessment
  • More specific experience such as specialized computer programmes

Languages

  • Fluency in one of WHO's working languages (reading, writing and speaking). WHO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish
  • Knowledge of the local language in some duty stations can be an asset

Wage/Fees: unpaid internship

 

Application process: You need to apply online at this link

 

Useful links: Internship offer

WHO official website

 

Contact Information: WHO headquarters: Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Ginevra 27, Svizzera

Tel: +41 22 791 21 11

Fax: +41 22 791 31 11

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Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity where each species, no matter how small, has an important role to play. Give an active contribution to safeguard biodiversity with an internship at Bioversity International.

For more opportunities go to: International Organisations

Organization: Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. It starts from the idea that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet. The organization offers scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security. Bioversity International works with partners in low-income countries to meet new global challenges such us: reduce global malnutrition, adapt to climate change, increase productivity and reduce risk, address shrinking food diversity. In 2014, Bioversity International marked 40 years of operations

 

Duty Station: Rome, Italy

Open To: Students or graduates within no more than 6 months

 

Timeframe:  not mentioned

 

Deadline: 27th July 2019

 

Job description: Bioversity's internship programme has three major objectives:

  • to offer young graduate or undergraduate students an opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in their field of specialization;
  • to promote a better understanding of Bioversity and the CGIAR system;
  • to provide groups at headquarters and in the country offices with the assistance of outstanding young students specializing in fields relevant to Bioversity's activities.

Interns will not be eligible for employment as regular staff members during the internship or for a period of six months following the expiration of their internship. Normally, interns will be employed for a maximum period of up to one year, with a possible extension for a further period of up to six months.

Qualifications: Applicants for internships must be currently enrolled in a university or graduate school and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies, or alternatively, have completed their university studies within the past six months.

Wage: interns may be paid a modest stipend, to assist them to cover their essential maintenance during the time of their internship.

Application process: application must be done online at this link

 

Useful links: Organisation page

Job offer

 

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

Via dei Tre Denari, 472/a
00054 Maccarese (Fiumicino), Italy
Tel. (39-06) 61181
Fax. (39-06) 6118402

 

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If you have at least a Bachelor’s degree and you want to give your contribution and support to low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies, you are the right candidate! The NGO InterAction is looking for enthusiastic people to join their Humanitarian Practice and Policy Team as a Programme Associate.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.

 

Duty Station: Washington D.C., USA

Open To: graduates

 

Timeframe:  not specified

Deadline: open until positions are fulfilled; however, applications before 31st May 2019 are preferred.

 

Job description: The Associate’s main tasks will be:

  • Facilitate the work of InterAction Humanitarian Working Groups and lead on specific work streams and activities.
  • Ensure effective support to regular and ad-hoc thematic and context-specific working groups: organize annual work planning cycles and regular meetings; prepare materials such as policy and programmatic briefing documents, situation updates and formal correspondence in support of working group activities; craft agendas; arrange room space and refreshments, maintain participant lists, and track and disseminate action points.
  • Ensure the timely and efficient flow of information in support of InterAction members and working groups.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for Humanitarian Working group learning and engagement on humanitarian priorities.
  • Maintain the HPP components of InterAction’s websites, including selecting and posting documents, reports, press releases and other information of interest to InterAction membership and the general public.
  • Liaise with external counterparts in the US government, UN agencies and other NGO consortia regarding HPPT and its work, and to facilitate inter-agency liaison, coordination and collaboration.
  • Organize events, such as workshops, roundtable discussions, and other events and meetings in close collaboration with other HPP staff and members domestically and internationally.
  • Ensure timely support to InterAction NGO member staff, including responding to member inquiries regarding InterAction’s working groups, key issues and contexts of concern.
  • Assist and support all members of HPP Team, including the Vice President, on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist with grant submissions and reporting as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date HPP email lists for relevant thematic issues and countries. Write, edit, vet, and disseminate email communications for the lists from the HPPC email accounts.
  • Be an active member of InterAction’s HPP team and promote collaboration with other InterAction teams.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship on InterAction systems and procedures to new HPP staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Experience working as part of a team, and facilitating cross team collaboration
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Strong commitment to InterAction mission and values

Qualifications disered:

  • Graduate Degree in related field
  • Experience in organizing and supporting workshops and meetings
  • Experience and interest in coordinating stakeholders around common objectives
  • Previous experience with humanitarian response in disaster, armed conflict or refugee settings/ cross-cultural experience (work, study, travel) in developing countries
  • Experience and interest in advocacy and communications strategy development and implementation

Wage/Fees: not specified

Application process: You need to e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary expectations and writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line containing title Program Associate-HPP . Position will remain open until filled, but applications received before 5/31/2019 are preferred.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified.

Useful links: Job offer

Organization page

Contact Information: 1400 16th St NW #210, Washington, DC 20036, USA

Tel: +1 202-667-8227

 

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SDG Academy, the online training platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offers 24 free online courses open to everyone, to raise awareness and train the global community for sustainable development. SDG Academy and the United Nations want to achieve their goals by 2030, sign up now and give your contribution!

For more opportunities go to: Education

Organization: the SDG Academy is the online training platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations. They are a team of experts in international development, politics, pedagogy and content production, passionate about leading global education to sustainable development. The objectives of the sustainable development program are created in order to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. The objectives are interconnected and in order not to leave anyone behind, it is important that every goal is reached by 2030.

Duty Station: everywhere

 

Open To: the SDG Academy online courses are aimed at all those interested in sustainable development and the policies of the United Nations

Timeframe: SDG Academy online courses are always open, the new courses will start shortly

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: the SDG Academy offers 24 free online courses, where the interested person can choose the area of interest regarding sustainable development. For each course the student will be assisted by one of the sustainable development experts who collaborate with SDG Academy and the United Nations. Each single will have its own duration and different materials and different objectives. In particular, issues are addressed regarding issues related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. To discover the courses, click here.

 

Qualifications: to register for the free online courses of the SDG Academy it is not necessary to have any specific requirement. The most important requirement to participate is the interest and sharing of the issues addressed, for a better world.

 

Wage/Fees: the online courses of SDG Academy are entirely free

 

Application process: to register for the online course you need to register on the site and apply online

 

Useful links:

Online Courses SDG Academy

About SDG Academy

Sustainable Development Goals

 

Contact Information:

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WFWO (World for World Organization) - an NGO involved in the UN's decision process in the issues related to poverty, food supply and hunger, offers various internship opportunities available throughout the year for students who share the organization's mission and principles.

 

For more opportunities go to International Organizations

 

Organization/Company: World For World Organization (WFWO) is a Non – Governmental Organization (NGO). Italian-based non-profit organization, operating in Italy and internationally, WFWO was launched on 16 October 2001, on the occasion of World Food Day, and established in 2002, and is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC – DESA – UN NGO Section at the United Nations – New York – USA). ECOSOC is the Principal Organ to Coordinate the Economic and Social Council work of the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies and International Institutions.

The WFWO has designated representatives for each main United Nations Headquarters where the major meetings are held: New York, Geneva and Vienna

 

Duty Station:  at Headquarter in Rome or in the field areas

 

Open To: students or recently graduated in disciplines considered relevant to the WFWO’s activities

 

Timeframe: The WFWO’s Executive Secretariat Internship Program is offered on a two-month basis three times a year: Mid-January to mid-March (Spring Session); Early June to early August (Summer Session); Mid-September to mid-November (Fall Session)

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: The objectives of the Internship Program are to promote among the participants a better understanding of the United Nations and of the World For World Organization (WFWO). Internships provide Team section at Headquarters or in the field areas with the assistance of outstanding young students specializing in fields relevant to WFWO’s activities.

Internships with the WFWO provide an opportunity for selected undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students who are pursuing a course of study or work in fields related to the WFWO’s mandate and activities to:

- increase their understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work and involved them in general activities of WFWO’s principles, programs and strategies and communications aspect;

- gain practical work experience related to their academic background or future work in the field related to WFWO’s mission.

Interns gain an understanding of how the WFWO operates and enhance their educational experience by working under the supervision of a senior team member.

The backgrounds of interns are matched with the needs of the WFWO. Interns provide the WFWO with the assistance of young talent for a limited period and offer the most recent thinking and research experience in their area of academic study.

 

Qualifications:

- Specialist Applicants can be upon to all nationalities

- Applicants must be currently enrolled in a university or graduate school and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies

- Applicants should hold degrees in disciplines considered relevant to the WFWO’s activities, e.g. International Law, Economics, International Relations, Political Science and Social Sciences, Communications and Publication, Project Management, Evaluation Specialist, Environment Specialist, Post Conflict Specialist, Emergency Operations, Building Capacity-Training Specialist, Gender Quality Specialist, Health and Education Specialist

- Applicants should have a working (both oral and written) knowledge of at least one of the WFWO’s official languages (English, French, Spanish or Italian)

- Applicants should be able to adapt to an international, multicultural, multilingual environment

- Good communication skills

- Ability to work fairly independently or as part of a team

- Initiative and flexibility

- Any past work experience and knowledge of information system and website design or related work would be an advantage

- Close relatives of a serving WFWO are not eligible to apply

 

Wage: In WFWO field locations, the amount of the special fund to be cover to the interns will be established in line with other similar organisations engaging interns at local level and taking account of local circumstances  

 

Application process: The WFWO does not have specific vacancies for interns. There is no list of internship vacancies. Internships are awarded by WFWO by Team Section based on their needs and whether or not a candidate’s profile meets those needs.

Candidates are therefore advised to consult the WFWO’s website to familiarize themselves with the work of the various activities of the Team Section and to submit a CV and covering letter directly to WFWO’s Human Resources Team which interest them most. Should there be a need for an intern in that Team Section or area of activity, the candidate will be contacted directly.

For an internship in an WFWO, please send your Application Form directly by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Further Information:

- The cost of travel, insurance and accommodation, as well as living expenses, are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions

- Interns are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and for obtaining the necessary passport and visa or other documents for entering Italy or any other duty station

- Interns are responsible for arranging their own accommodation

- WFWO does not accept responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship

- Interns are responsible for procuring and maintaining their own insurance coverage for illness and accidents while they are working at the WFWO and a copy of documentation attesting to such insurance coverage should be provided to WFWO administration by each intern on their first day of internship

 

Useful links:

WorldForWorld

Link to the offer

Application Form

 

Contact information:

WFWO has representative permanent at the main  United Nations headquarters , UN New York, Vienna , and Geneva Executive Secretariat & Operations Programs

World For World Organization (WFWO)

P.O. Box 15154

Via di Tor Pagnotta, Nr.4, Rome – 00143 (Italy)

Tel: +39 (06) 51530985

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

 

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GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December.

 

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Organization:

Since 2010 the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) has provided high quality consultancy and training programmes to public and private sector institutions from more than 30 countries.  They offer a wide variety of programmes covering specific topics within the broader fields of financial crime, corruption, risk management and governance. Consultancy work and training courses are designed to give participants highly practical and tailored guidance on how to incorporate international best practice techniques in their professional duties. Programmes are accompanied by a training toolkit to enable attendees to subsequently replicate the course within their own institutions. GovRisk additionally provides, from its UK-based secretariat, extensive post-programme support to public agencies seeking to monitor and evaluate project impact.

 

Duty station: remote

 

Timeframe: August 27 - December 21, 2017

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field

 

Description: GovRisk is a U.K-based anti-corruption and financial crime service provider, specialising in the delivery of highly targeted and expert led international training programs. We currently have an exciting portfolio of projects across Latin America. Internships at GovRisk offer the opportunity for individuals to further their career goals while helping GovRisk combat corruption and improve transparency worldwide. As many international relations/politics/law/security/governance graduates discover, salaried opportunities are limited, consequently competition for such positions is great. By gaining valid work experience with GovRisk graduates can increase their potential for employment considerably. GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its 2017 Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December. Applicants should have a demonstrable background in international politics, law or security, determined research skills and a keen interest in gaining practical experience in project development with a particular emphasis on Latin America.

The successful candidates will help the team to implement existing projects as well as to develop and expand its work in the region. This internship therefore presents an ideal opportunity to develop an understanding and gain practical experience of best practice in project development. The successful candidates must be able to commit to at least three days per week and must have reliable internet access, as this is a remote internship programme.

MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

- Conduct country-specific research for anti-corruption and financial crime initiatives.

- Gather information, report back, and disseminate information on funding sources and procedures to GovRisk colleagues.

- Assist with narrative and financial proposal writing, and follow up on donor feedback.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare reports and other documents for donors, both narrative and financial.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare press releases for GovRisk programmes.

- Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities for ongoing programmes.

- Promote and maintain effective communication with line manager.

- Ensure that programme files (electronic copy), are maintained within an agreed system, to allow easy access by other staff.

- Attend staff meetings, and Board meetings if required.

- Carry out other tasks, which may reasonably be requested

 

Requirements:

Essential requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field.

- Knowledge and understanding of corruption issues.

- Specialist interest in the political, economic and security trends in Latin America.

- Ability to produce clear and concise analysis of such events.

- Excellent research, writing and editing skills.

- Excellent word processing, Word, and Internet skills.

- Initiative and a high degree of self-motivation.

- A positive problem-solving approach.

- Good organisational skills and the ability to juggle different demands and priorities.

- Ability to work to deadlines.

- Positive team-worker, supportive and helpful towards colleagues.

 

Desirable requirements:

- Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

- Experience of preparing UK FCO, DFID, EC, USAID, Big Lottery Fund funding proposals and reports.

- Experience of working independently at a distance from Head Quarters and projects.

- Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese

 

Wage: non paid

 

Application process: To apply please send full CV together with covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state your availability in the coming months and stress any regional or topical expertise. You will then be tasked to assess your suitability for the scheme. Please use reference “Research Internship Application” in the subject heading. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Useful links: GovRisk

 

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