Short term external relations associate in UNFPA Nordic Office, Copenhagen
Deadline for application: 21 June 10 am (CET)
Start: As soon as possible
Read more about the position in the vacancy announcement
The UNFPA Offices in Europe recruit interns three to six month periods usually once or twice a year. On occasion there's an internship opportunity in one of the offices we will announce it on this site.
We can only consider applications for a specific announcement and only candidates unders serious consideration for internship will be contacted.
Interns assist with drafting analytical documents on the political, governmental, non-governmental and media environments in donor countries, preparing and attending intergovernmental and UN meetings (in Geneva) and European Parliament and European Commission meetings (in Brussels), reviewing technical publications, preparing presentations, liaising with civil society partners and organizing outreach activities, such as press conferences and exhibits.
Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. Minimum qualifications include:
- Expressed interest in the field of development
- Expressed interest in European Union Affairs (for Brussels Office)
- Undergraduate degree or enrolment in a social science or development studies programme
- Written and spoken proficiency in English. Fluency in French is strongly desirable in Brussels and Geneva. For the Nordic Office, written and spoken proficiency in any of the Nordic languages is a prerequisite.
- Ability to adapt to new environments and to establish and maintain good working relations in a multicultural team and with a wide range of partners.
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