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United Nations Volunteers has posted an opening for a Global Programme Coordination Intern in Bonn. Under the overall guidance of the Communication Specialist, the intern will support the project coordination as well as research and monitoring developments through different channels. REQUIRES: Completed undergraduate degree (Bachelor) and current enrollment in a Master's degree or equivalent. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible. Field of study: Development-related fields such as economics, international relations, anthropology, sociology, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Other fields of study may be considered. Language skills: Written and spoken proficiency in English and preferably in an additional official UN Language (French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese). Demonstrated interest in the field of development and the work of international organizations. Previous experience in: organization of workshops/ events; partnership building and stakeholder consultations; and/or communications and campaign management; and/or research and policy development as well as experience in developing countries is desirable. Knowledge of the UN work environment an advantage. Enthusiastic about the role of youth volunteerism and participation in peace and development and ready to learn. For more information and to apply visit Closing date: 8/31/16.



The United Nations Development Programme's Office of Communications is at the forefront of advancing online communications and outreach within the organization and is seeking a graduate student with an interest in global issues and communications to assist in organizing and evaluating web content and web sites for UNDP's online global network. REQUIRES: Must be enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor, or in a Master's degree programme in communications-related field, such as journalism, interactive telecommunications, international relations, political science, anthropology, sociology, public or business administration. Experience in communications desirable. Experience creating content for the web and/or managing different social media channels desirable. Familiar with international development/ relations desirable. Previous experience in UN system or NGO is a plus. Please apply online at Closing date: 6/5/16.



World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world's leading conservation organization, seeks an HR Intern. Duties: Completes personnel transactions through preparing, routing, collecting and/or reviewing source documents for accuracy and completion of input; ensures the proper authorizations and data standards. REQUIRES: Current undergraduate student who has completed at least 2 years of school or recent graduate; Focus in HR Management preferred; Excellent attention to detail and ability to simultaneously balance and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and deadlines strong excel skills for reporting and data tracking; Excellent organizational skills, problem solving skills, and communication skills; Strong computer skills including ability to prepare professional correspondence, generate presentable reports and organize data in spreadsheets in Excel; Strong work ethics and integrity around security and confidentiality. Please apply on our website Vacancy no: IN-16099



The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II ), a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global, seeks an Evidence to Action Research and Communications Intern - INT-P5-041. June 2016-August 2016: Compensated 12 week Internship. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Gaining a greater understanding of USAID's E2A Project, as well as family planning and service delivery activities. Gaining an understanding of publications cycle and product dissemination strategies. Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting with the reviewing and editing of the E2A project assessment report on Health Extension Workers' (HEWs) Data Use for decision-making. Assisting in drafting at least one peer-reviewed journal article based on the above E2A publication, including conducting a literature review and additional data analysis if changes or additions are made. Attending program-related briefings and events within and outside USAID as requested and assisting with engaging in social media conversations. 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 a program related to health; or, completion of such within past 12 months. Demonstrated knowledge/ interest in Family Planning and Reproductive Health. Strong writing and qualitative and quantitative research and analysis skills using SPSS, Epi-Info, or Excel. Experience in conducting literature reviews. Strong attention to detail, together with excellent organizational skills and time management. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. COMPENSATION: $1,690 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position). TO APPLY: Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at All online applications must be submitted by May 24, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.



The United Nations Development Programme seeks an Intern who will support ongoing research initiatives aimed to develop knowledge products for policy and programme guidance on key niche areas on women's political participation including on: i) violence against women in elections, ii) Women's Situation Rooms; iii) women's political participation at local level. REQUIRES: The Intern must have studies in Political Science, Gender, Human Rights International Relations or related field or other similar subject at the university level. Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation. Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required; Working knowledge of another UN language a distinct advantage. Please apply online at Closing date: 12/30/16.


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