UNFPA Internship Programme 2021: Application calls for interested and Qualified students to apply for INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME at UNFPA Headquarters in New York, USA.
Aims/Objectives of the UNFPA internship Programme
The inclusive UNFPA Internship Programme offers 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.
Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Interns work as part of agile teams that support and hold each other accountable.
In addition, they will have supervisory support from an assigned UNFPA staff member. The background of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization.
UNFPA internship programme Eligibility
Applicants to the UNFPA internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
- He/she Must be a postgraduate degree Student (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
(b) Must be in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
(c) Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
(d) Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship programme and undertake the internship as part of this programme.
Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in another UN language is an asset.
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.
However, they receive a stipend to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, if not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation, or scholarship programme. The amount of the stipend varies according to the duty station.
In addition, applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship. Also, applicants will submit Proof of insurance before the internship begins. UNFPA does not provide medical insurance for interns.
UNFPA Internship Programme 2021 Deadline.
The UNFPA Internship Programme will close on 31 Dec 2021 by 05:00 PM (America/New_York).
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