United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS): Internships
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 opportunities at the Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. Applicants interested in doing voluntary work in countries other than Switzerland, please contact the country offices directly.
Interns are expected to be: -Post-secondary students engaged in a course of study leading to a formal qualification in an approved graduate programme. - Well organized - Able to adapt to a varying workload in a multicultural environment - Have a sense of responsibility and ownership. Competencies: - Adaptability and flexibility - Team work- Initiative/enthusiasm - Concerned for accuracy and quality. Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. No remuneration of any kind is offered and the intern must meet all expenses for travel and subsistence and have adequate health insurance. UNAIDS provides accident insurance coverage only.