United Nations Jobs – UNFPA Internship Programme – United Nations Population Fund  

Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

UNFPA, the United
Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where
every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person’s
potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young
people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in
1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or
childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people
are more connected and empowered than ever before.

About UNFPA Internship Programme:

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.

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 under the supervision of a staff member at UNFPA. The background
of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • 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 graduated within the
    last 12 months;
  • Students
    must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in French, Spanish
    or Arabic is an asset.

All interested
applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow
the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 31st December 2020

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