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The Circumpolar Young Leaders Programme (CYLP) provides Northern youth with training and work experience at leading organizations in Arctic countries.
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The Junior Professional Programme (JPP) is a starting point for careers at the Inter-American Development Bank. The Bank has traditionally sought skills in areas such as economics, finance, engineering, business, management, law, education, health, and pu ...
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Since 1959 the International Camp Counsellor Programme has provided camp counsellors and support staff from more than 80 countries, to various camps throughout the USA. All applicants are pre-screened and each application includes a Police Background Chec ...
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The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) was established in 1965 as an autonomous body within the United Nations with the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the Organization through appropriate training and research.
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Each summer the Inter-American Development Bank hires up to 35 Summer Interns, for a period of two months. The purpose of the programme is to provide an opportunity for university students at the graduate level to learn about the operations of the IDB, an ...
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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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The United Nations provides opportunities for students enrolled in a graduate programme to undertake an internship at its Headquarters in New York. The objective of the internship programme is threefold: a) to provide a framework by which graduate and pos ...
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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 Schulich International MBA offers students, Canadian and non-Canadian, the opportunity to have a global vision and international perspective. The twenty-month program, which commences each Fall term, includes: a work term, study abroad term, internati ...
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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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Each summer the Inter-American Development Bank hires undergraduate students for a period of two to three months. During their employment, the students are placed in one of the departments or units of the Bank and are assigned primarily clerical and admin ...
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JHR provides an opportunity for experienced journalists and lawyers to contribute to media development and human rights awareness in some of the world's poorest yet most dynamic regions. JHR does not send journalists or lawyers overseas to work by themsel ...
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Junior Professional Officers are young professionals (under the age of 35) who are selected by their governments through a rigorous recruitment process to work for WFP. The government pays the JPO
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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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Note:  This program has been suspended by the Government of Canada under Stephen Harper. Positions have not been offered to Canadians since 2010. Positions are still available for nationals of many countries in Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and the ...
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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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In collaboration with local organizations, Institute for Field Research Expeditions (IFRE) presently offers volunteer and intern abroad programs in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, Peru, Costa Rica, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania. Their ...
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The Internship Programme at INSTRAW is designed to acquaint students or recent graduates with gender issues and the work of INSTRAW and of the United Nations in general. Under the Institute's ICT-driven methodology, interns assist in a variety of tasks i. ...
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The MRC Internship programme has been developed to increase the opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and skills, between sectors and cultures within the mandate of MRC. The objective of the programme is to provide work experience opportunities for bo ...
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