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United Nations Volunteers has posted an opening for an intern who will work under the supervision of the Communications and Partnerships Specialist on publications in Arabic and/or English, as well as partnership research and intelligence. She/he will have the opportunity to learn in the area of publication management and partnership development. This assignment also includes involvement in a team working on the UNV Annual Report 2014. This internship is ideal for a native speaker of English and/or Arabic who is a student of journalism, communications or development, looking to expand her/his career in the field of publications and partnership building. REQUIRES: Excellent oral and written communications skills in Arabic and English. Demonstrated research abilities and interest. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes. Creative open-minded team player with strong initiative and a willingness to learn. For more information and to apply visit us/employment/internship/vacancies.html. Closing date: 8/25/15.



Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for a Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) who serves as Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the overall financial health and direction of the organization and the management of Lutheran World Relief's (LWR) fiscal planning, internal control environment, and financial management systems. REQUIRES: Minimum of 10 years management experience required. International experience highly desirable. MBA, Master's degree in a financial field or CPA. Demonstrated track record of successfully leading financial operations (managing internal control systems, budgeting, reporting, monitoring), preferably experience with not-for profit organizations. Knowledge of U.S. government compliance requirements and experience in the management of USG funded grants or contracts. For more information and to apply visit



The International Organization for Migration is seeking an Intern, E-learning design in Geneva. The E-Learning Design Intern will work under the overall responsibility of the Steering Committee on the Development of the Migration Crisis Operational Framework (MCOF)-Project Development and Implementation (PDI) online tool, and the direct supervision of the Staff Development and Learning Officer. He/she will be responsible to provide support in the project to design and implementation of the on- line package to support the implementation of the Migration Crisis Operating Framework (MCOF) and the roll out of the Project Development and Implementation (PDI) modules. REQUIRES: Master's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or Information Technology, or a related field from an accredited academic institution. Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in curriculum and e-learning solution design. Generalist knowledge of software and web development, including experience with CMS solutions. Experience as a project manager in the field of IT project management or training and development would be an advantage. TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e- Recruitment system, referring to this advertisement. For further information, please refer to: In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly filled in and submitted with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for applications. Closing date: 10/3/14.



Lutheran World Relief has posted an opening for an intern who will be responsible for managing the application and selection process of LWR projects to the small grant fund; documenting for internal and external purposes how this fund is being used; collect and document other LWR project examples of innovative uses of ICT4D to ensure maximum sharing and learning; provide limited technical assistance and oversight to small grant fund awardees as needed, in conjunction with LWR's IT Project Manager. REQUIRES: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program or can demonstrate recent completion of a graduate degree within the past 6 months. Applicants should be pursuing (or recently completed) a graduate degree in a field area relevant to international development and agriculture, and/or Information- Communications-Technology (ICT). Applicants pursuing degrees in the field of international development, agriculture, or a related development field, must demonstrate practical experience and know-how in the ICT sector, and vice-versa. Applicants must have some prior work experience in the international development sector, preferably 2-4 years, including some exposure to overseas programs, as well as experience working in a headquarters context. For more information and to apply visit



ACCION has posted openings for the following positions. For more information and to apply visit


The Intern writes and updates compelling borrower profiles to be used to build Accion's borrower profile library. Assists with in-house design projects for web and print, such as email newsletters, flyer, creation, template updates, branded images (such as headers and banners) etc. REQUIRES: You are interested in microfinance, small business, community development and/or social change movements and keep up-to-date on topics and trends. You are able to complete basic design tasks using Photoshop and InDesign. You have experience updating websites through CMS (knowledge of Drupal a plus). You are a strong writer and can adapt messages and writing style for a variety of audiences and mediums. You are independent and proactive. Vacancy no: 2014-1477


The Organizational Development Intern will add value to Accion, through support of the organization's performance and talent management processes and implementation of high quality organizational development initiatives and programs designed to ensure excellence in attaining Accion's mission and objectives. REQUIRES: Graduate student studying Human Resources, Organizational Development, Communications or related field. Excellent organizational and administrative skills, strong attention to detail. Strong oral and communication skills. Ability to think strategically. Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office; strong Excel skills required. Fluency in English required, proficiency in Spanish (oral and written) highly desired. Vacancy no: 2014-1473



The World Resources Institute has posted an opening for an intern who will provide administrative support for TAI's Environmental Democracy Index (EDI), a legal index and interactive map being developed by The Access Initiative (TAI) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to assess the status of countries' laws and targeted practices against the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Guidelines for the development of national legislation on access to information, public participation, and access to justice on environmental matters (Bali, 2010). REQUIRES: Undergraduate degree (preferably in management, public administration, international development, environmental sciences or a related field) with an excellent academic record. Administrative experience, especially with processing grants and contracts. Events- planning experience, especially tracking complicated logistics. Assertive, flexible, detail-oriented, and highly organized individual with a strong interest in program administration. For more information and to apply visit


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