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WWF is seeking a part-time intern to work with Director of Risk Management to assist our staff in achieving their conservation goals in a safe and secure manner. The intern will assist with research and writing, preparing training presentations and materials, and communicating with domestic and foreign field offices. REQUIRES: Interest in conservation and international issues. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills. Attention to detail. Please apply on our website Vacancy no: IN-15029



The United Nations Office for Project Services has posted an opening for an intern who will work in the Communications Unit under the overall supervision of the UNOPS Head of Communications and will assist in the designing of various internal/ external materials (i.e. reports, posters, icons, etc.) for print and for web. The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. REQUIRES: To be eligible, applicants must be studying for a university degree such as a Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D. or have graduated from such studies within three years prior to the application date of the internship. Fluency in English is required. Ability to speak French and Spanish is desired. TO APPLY: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), via e-mail to Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail). Closing date: 2/15/15. Vacancy no: VA/2015/B0048/6582



The Global Health Fellows Program II is seeking a Quality Improvement (QI) Intern (INT-P4-043) in Washington, DC or Arlington, VA. Anticipated timeframe: April 2015 - July 2015: Compensated 16 week internship. The QI Intern will be assigned to the Office of Health Systems. S/he will focus on supporting the development of a book of case studies that will be submitted for publication. The book will feature QI case studies from low-resourced countries. The Intern will receive day to day guidance from the Quality Improvement and Human Resources for Health Technical Advisor who will serve as his/her onsite manager. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting with the review of submitted case studies for inclusion in the case book. Providing support to case study submitters on drafting, editing and revising case study submissions, which may include supporting the collection, transcription and interpretation of qualitative data. Coordinating logistics of manuscript development process to ensure that manuscript aligns with publisher's submission requirements. Providing technical support to authors writing commentary sections of the case book. Reviewing, editing, and providing feedback on submitted commentary. Participating in technical discussions with the Case Study Review Team and case study authors. Ad hoc help with literature reviews related to case book, if required. Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern's own interests. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled master's or other post-bachelor's degree candidate in public health, international development, or a related field; or, completion of such within the past 12 months. Strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to work independently. Demonstrated experience in working in low- resourced settings, research and analysis, and conducting literature reviews. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the global health technical areas such as tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, and infectious diseases. A basic understanding of QI approaches and the field of health systems strengthening in global development. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,680 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at All applications must be submitted by Monday, February 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm eastern time. We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.



Mercy Corps has posted an opening for a graduate-level intern to undertake a research project that answers identified research questions around social capital. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree, complete or in progress, in international development, international affairs, political science, or other relevant field. Demonstrated understanding of resilience and interest in social capital. Demonstrated experience with in-depth research and strong data analysis skills. Strong communication and coordination skills. Experience with conflict-affected communities or economic development; familiarity with community-based development programs. For more information and to apply please go online to Vacancy no: 219488-927



The United Nations seeks candidates for the following positions. Apply online at: If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No.


Internships in research and analysis are offered in two categories: contextual and military. Interns assigned to perform contextual research and analysis review various facets of the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, including historical background, political structures, demographic changes and use of media. Interns assigned to perform military research and analysis examine the military dimension of events, personalities, organizations and crimes under review by the Office. An intern participates in the research and assembling of information, evaluating its worth and integrating it into the evidential development of the broader case. REQUIRES: Applicants must have a university degree or be in the final stages of their undergraduate studies in a relevant field (e.g. political science, military history, media studies or other analysis based program). Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of other languages, particularly Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, is an asset. Closing date: 4/9/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-ICTY-39832-R-THE HAGUE (O)


Interns assist with a broad range of projects, including by: providing support on legal issues for the Trial and Appeals Sections and on case-related matters of cross-cutting significance to the OTP; drafting speeches, reports and other materials for the Prosecutor; developing educational materials; and conducting research for legacy projects. REQUIRES: Candidates for legal internships in the OTP are required to be, at a minimum, in their final year of university studies in law or international relations/ political science. Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications. Closing date: 4/9/15. Vacancy no: 15-LEG-ICTY-39781-R-THE HAGUE (O)



The United Nations seeks an Intern. Daily duties may include: Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents; Document, legal and internet research; Working on web-presentation; Compiling statistics. REQUIRES: Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. Formation in political science, social science, public policy, law or related field is required. Apply online at: If you are a UN staff member, you must submit scanned copies of your two latest Performance Appraisal System reports at the time of application to email:, Fax: 1-917-367- 0524. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy No. Closing date: 3/9/15. Vacancy no: 14- SOC-ECLAC-39243-R-MONTEVIDEO


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