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Job Title: Graduate Internship – UNFPA Uganda Jobs 2020
Organization: UNFPA Uganda.
Objectives of the 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.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Profile:
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. The Government of Uganda – UNFPA Eight Country Program (CP8) spells out UNFPA’s priorities in Uganda. The country programme focuses on four outcomes;
(i) Sexual and reproductive health,
(ii) Adolescents and youth,
(iii) Gender equality and women’s empowerment and
(iv) Population dynamics.
The programme targets service delivery, capacity building, advocacy, policy engagement, and 1 knowledge management at the national level and strengthening of service delivery across 25 districts. Programme implementation is coordinated from the head office in Kampala by 65 staff and supported by 15 staff across seven field offices.
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.
The costs associated with an intern’s participation in the programme must be assumed either by the students themselves or by the nominating institution, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students. Students 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.
Interns are not financially remunerated by UNFPA for their work but may receive a stipend to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, when not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation, or scholarship programme.
How To Apply for UNFPA Uganda Jobs 2020 – No Experience Graduate Internship :
Qualified applicants should submit their applications via the link below.
Closing Date: 31 December 2020