Applications are invited for OPEC Fund for International Development Internship programme to study in Austria. This internship is available to citizens of OFID’s Member Countries. The program is open to all applicants, between 20 and 30 years of age. This is an unpaid internship programme.
Field of Internship: In-line with the particular activities of the departments/units/group within OFID, the area of the program will include developmental economy; project financing; grants; financial management (investment/treasury and accounting/control); human resource; administration and protocol; public relation and information; legal; as well as information technology.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: The OPEC Fund for International Development
Internship can be taken in Austria
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Eligibility: The program is open to all applicants, between 20 and 30 years of age, university students who are about to graduate or who have just graduated from university (undergraduate program), with preference given to citizens of OFID’s Member Countries (Please see the full list of OFID Member Countries).
Internship Open for International Students: This internship is available to citizens of OFID’s Member Countries (Algeria, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Iran, IR of, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, BR of).
Is this paid internship? No, As the program is intended to be a learning experience, the interns will not receive any remuneration whatsoever, including reimbursement of costs of visas, travel, accommodation and living expenses, as well as any transportation costs incurred in connection with their commuting to OFID’s Headquarters during the program.
Internship Description: In line with the vision statement, which is “to aspire to a world where Sustainable Development, centered on human capacity-building, is a reality for all”, OFID provides the opportunity of an Internship Program for students from diverse academic backgrounds to build their capacity by enriching their educational experience through practical day-to-day work in an International Organization. The program is open to all applicants, between 20 and 30 years of age, university students who are about to graduate or who have just graduated from university (undergraduate program), with preference given to citizens of OFID’s Member Countries (Please see the full list of OFID Member Countries).
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: The duration of the program will be a period of up to three months on a full time basis. The program will be opened twice a year, namely:
1. Summer period i.e. from beginning of July until end of September, with the deadline of application April 1st
2. Spring period i.e. from beginning of January until end of March, with the deadline of application October 1st
How to Apply: The selected candidate must be able to present a valid health or medical insurance policy in Austria or a similar arrangement under or in accordance with which the candidate will be fully medically covered during the duration of the program. S/he must also be requested to supply the following documents to be sent to personnel[at]ofid.org:
- An up-to-date curriculum vitae
- Copy of University Degree or equivalent OR an original letter of confirmation from a university/school certifying the enrolment of the applicant as an undergraduate student at the said university/school
- Copy of up-to-date university transcripts showing the cumulative GPA
- A short essay in English (about 150-250 words) outlining the applicant’s motivation for seeking internship under the Program.
For the purpose of effectiveness, OFID will only accept applications from qualified candidates who complete the official online Internship Application Form.
You may find it helpful to print out a copy of the relevant Instructions for Completing the Internship Application before proceeding.
Complete and submit the online Internship Application.
All applications must be completed in English.
Internship Application Deadline: Application deadline is October 1, 2018.