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Internships for graduate students are available at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). These internships are intended to: a) increase the intern's understanding of current human rights issues at the international l ...
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In one year, this unique programme provides the skills, knowledge and experience required to identify, grow, develop and manage international development projects anywhere in the world. Programme faculty are chosen for their expertise and experience in in ...
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The UNICEF Internship Programme offers eligible/qualified students at both Headquarters and country offices the opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in UNICEF's work under the direct supervision of experienced UNICEF staff.
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As a part of its activities, UNV opens up opportunities for professional women and men to serve as UNV volunteers and contribute to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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Junior fellows are persons with a post-graduate degree in criminal law, international law, criminology, or criminal justice who serve in the framework of UNICRI training programme. Junior fellows preferably have previous experience in or with the United N ...
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The objectives of the internship programme are: - To provide current students with important practical experience which complements their field of study, which at the same time will be of benefit to the UN offices to which the intern is assigned. - To pro ...
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UNAIDS grants internships to selected post-secondary students to allow them to participate in the work of UNAIDS and to enable them to deepen their knowledge and understanding of UNAIDS' goals, policies and activities. UNAIDS only proposes internship oppo ...
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Connect-123 facilitates international internship and volunteer positions, linking students and graduates with hands-on learning opportunities in Argentina, China, Ireland, South Africa and Spain for personal and career development. We work across a wide r ...
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The Akha Heritage Foundation's chief work with the Akha is providing security for human rights, and repairing damage which has been done to the community. Communities with protected human rights flourish, communities without human rights drop into despair ...
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The Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme provides young professionals pursuing a career in development with hands-on experience in multi-lateral technical co-operation. JPOs are offered one year fixed term contracts which are normally renewed for a ...
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MADRE internships are a great way to gain work experience and support MADRE's work with women and families worldwide. Internships come with a $10/day stipend and require a minimum time commitment of 15 hours a week for at least three months. Internships t ...
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The work undertaken by interns depends on the requirements of the unit/office, and the intern's qualifications and interests. Most interns work on a project which will benefit both them and UNHCR, in fields such as refugee protection (legal), internationa ...
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Internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral tec ...
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UNICRI offers to a restricted number of undergraduate students the opportunity to be exposed to the work of the United Nations in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice and gain a better understanding of the United Nations goals, standards and ...
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The UNOPS Internship Programme provides an opportunity for outstanding graduate and post-graduate students from diverse academic backgrounds to gain exposure to what UNOPS does as part of the United Nations. Interns use their theoretical knowledge in prac ...
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The Internship Programme of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia offers professionals, graduate students, and undergraduate students who are in their final stages of education the possibility to enhance their professional training ...
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CANADEM connects international agencies to Canadian experts. Established in 1996 with funding from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs to respond to staffing requests from international peace operations, Canada's Civilian Reserve: --Manages a natio ...
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The Leadership Development Programme (LEAD) is an entry point for young development professionals interested in a career with UNDP. It provides qualified individuals exciting opportunities to develop their experience, knowledge and skills and to serve as ...
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The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) accepts a limited number of unpaid interns on an ad hoc basis. The objective of the internship programme is to enhance the educational experience of graduate and post-graduate ...
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The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) offers internships through the Young Canadian Leaders for a Sustainable Future (YCLSF) programme. The YCLSF programme aims to provide young Canadian professionals with the knowledge, skills, r ...
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