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2019 Internship Programme for International Students at UNFPA Headquarters, USA

­Applications are invited for Internship Programme at UNFPA Headquarters. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work. Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. This is an unpaid internship programe available for international students.

Field of Internship: The UNFPA Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider: United Nations Population Fund
Internship can be taken in New York, USA

Eligibility: Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have recently graduated;
  • Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset.

Internship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? No, Interns do not receive a salary or any other form of remuneration from UNFPA. The costs associated with an intern’s participation in the programme must be assumed either by the nominating institution, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students, or by the students themselves, who will have to meet living expenses as well as make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and other requirements. In addition, applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof of insurance will need to be submitted before the internship begins.

Internship Description: The UNFPA Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work.

Internship Duration: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is December 31, 2018.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Job ID: 13837

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