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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 Circumpolar Young Leaders Programme (CYLP) provides Northern youth with training and work experience at leading organizations in Arctic countries.
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An internship programme for a selected number of applicants who have completed their graduate studies or are pursuing postgraduate studies. Internships could be in the Legislative Branch or the Technical Assistance Section. These sections are tasked, resp ...
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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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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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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 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 Young Professionals Programme in Media (YPM), sponsored by Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) in collaboration with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), is designed to develop leadership and management skills and promote learning for o ...
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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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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 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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The Study-Intern Programme was conceived for the many people who are passionate about European culture and wish to improve their Spanish, French or Italian while making social and professional contacts for the future in Italy, Spain or Belgium.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Internship Programme aims to promote a better understanding of the United Nations and IFAD. IFAD recruits outstanding undergraduates and graduates students who are offered the opportunity to acquire knowledge of a "real work" environment to the mutual ...
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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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