The Beyond Carnism/CEVA Social Media and Content Producer will help to improve and grow our social media presence, develop and publish social media content, help develop the social media strategy and manage social media pages and profiles to enhance public engagement with our work. The successful candidate will have excellent English written and spoken communication skills, and will ideally have a background in content production for social media or as a social media manager.

 

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Organization: Beyond Carnism is a US-based, international organization dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals. Beyond Carnism is the first and only organization that focuses exclusively on carnism, making it a pioneering and landmark institution and a hub of international carnism-awareness activity.

 

Duty Station: London, UK

Open To: not specified

 

Timeframe:  not specified

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Job description

The applicant will have to:

  • Create and post high impact social content (images, videos, animation/gifs and infographics)
  • Help adapt and conceptualize Melanie Joy’s work from analog to digital
  • Manage, maintain and execute the social media content calendar across platforms to grow community engagement, awareness, and adoption
  • Implement and provide input on the social media strategy to increase the following of Beyond Carnism and CEVA
  • Manage the Beyond Carnism and CEVA online communities, monitoring comments and communication with the community across all social media channels
  • Grow the community by identifying accounts to engage with in order to drive traffic to our channels

Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of two years work experience as a social media manager and/or as a content creator/content producer focused mainly on social media
  • Experience in, and passion for, managing communities and cultivating conversations and relationships with an audience
  • Familiarity with platforms for scheduling, reporting, publishing and analysing social media and/or fast learner
  • Strong visual sense; preferably with photography, graphic design and video editing (or even motion graphics) skills
  • Strong communicator with exceptional written and verbal English communication skills (professional experience in writing or editing a plus)
  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently with excellent eye for, and commitment to, detail

Wage: not specified

 

Application process: The applicant has to fill the form online

 

Useful links:  

Vacancy

 

Contact Information: 

Mail form

 

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Empowered by a belief in the ability of eye-to-eye partnership to unleash latent entrepreneurial talent, Jibu is transforming the challenge of addressing basic human needs into an expansive opportunity that allows thousands of young entrepreneurs to build lasting solutions, one neighborhood at a time. The company’s ultimate vision is to train, finance, and grow a network of co-invested business owners who will revolutionize the way critical resources participate in emerging markets.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: Jibu. Jibu is a pioneering a powerful new model that provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities in underserved, emerging market communities. Jibu has scaled a network of locally owned, economically independent franchises/businesses that sell safe drinking water to their communities while offering life-changing training and employment to their staff. 

 

Duty Station: From remote



Open To: not specified



Timeframe:  not specified



Deadline: not specified



Job description

Jibu is looking for a part-time grant writer to support with vetting and writing high quality grant proposals. We expect there to be 5-20 applications per year (identified by the Jibu team), requiring between 5-25 hours per application, depending on the proposal. The work will involve close coordination with Jibu teams, primarily based in East Africa, to collect data for proposals.  

 

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals 
  • Superb writing skills 
  • Ability to translate data and research into compelling stories 
  • Research skills (e.g. on the water or entrepreneurship sectors) 
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven 
  • Self-directed and strong communicator 
  • Fluency in English 

 

Wage: $25 per hour, work on a need basis 

 

Application process: 

Send resumes and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. Due to the volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to every individual application we receive. If you do not receive an invitation for an interview from us within 4 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

 

Useful links:  

Vacancy

 

Contact Information: 

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Green Seal is seeking a creative and results-oriented professional to build and lead a new collaborative effort in the K-12 and Higher Education sectors. This new program, a collaboration between Green Seal and Healthy Schools Campaign, builds on the Healthy Schools Campaign’s Green Clean Schools Program and incorporates the development of a green cleaning certification program for schools. Working with key stakeholders, the program manager will identify common needs and solutions for improving indoor environmental quality and health in the nation’s educational facilities. 

 

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Organization: Green Seal® is a global nonprofit organization with a mission to transform the economy for a healthier, greener world. Since 1989, Green Seal has applied rigorous standards for health, environmental sustainability and product performance to its certification programs to empower better purchasing decisions. Today, the Green Seal certification mark is a universal symbol that a product or service meets the highest benchmark of health and environmental leadership.

 

Duty Station: Washington, DC

Open To: Graduates with relevant work experience as well as specialized training or coursework in nonprofit or education administration, strategic communications, program management, or community outreach



Timeframe:  Not specified

 

Deadline: July 26, 2019

 

Job description

Program Management

 

- Work with Executive Leadership and others to articulate a vision and plan for achieving the program goals;

- Ensure the highest quality of all program outputs, both public-facing and internal;

- Develop project timelines, ensure clear division of labor, oversee implementation;

- Effectively leverage resources of both HSC and Green Seal to support program implementation;

- Conduct market analysis/synthesis and stakeholder needs assessments;

- Deliver a customer-centric framework for working with stakeholders;

- Oversee the implementation of all program activities;

- Support a robust voluntary leadership structure to advance program goals.

 

Community and Industry Engagement

 

- Cultivate new opportunities and relationships with NGOs, state and regional boards of education, for-profit, nonprofit, and trade associations, and K-12 leaders interested in GS-42 schools certification;

- Ensure ROI of partnerships and engagement activities; 

- Manage partners and stakeholders: develop and maintain relationships with key program stakeholders including but not limited to Steering Committee, ISSA and Trade Press (and other media/comms channels). Support sponsor engagement as needed;

- Build partnerships with others who can help achieve the Green Clean Schools’ goals.

 

Marketing & Communications (Promotions, PR)

 

- Act as a spokesperson for the program, with an eye to increasing program visibility, establishing thought leadership, encouraging broader participation, and promoting program successes and milestones;

- Develop and promote the Green Schools Campaign throughout the K-12 /Higher Ed Marketplace;

- Broaden trade publications/ association relationships;

- Develop guidance and resources;

- Manage and update website resources, newsletters, blogs and social media;

- Lead the development of effective messages that communicate the values and goals of the program;

- Ensure these messages are understood by team members and is effectively integrated into the communications plan.

 

Qualifications: 

- Bachelor’s Degree or higher, with 6-10+ years relevant work experience as well as specialized training or coursework in nonprofit or education administration, strategic communications, program management, or community outreach;

- Fluent in English;

- Strong project and/or product management background, including structuring, goal-setting, resourcing, execution, metrics, and reporting;

- Boundary spanner: Adept at communicating across disciplines; synthesizer, integrator;

- An excellent relationship manager, able to understand the needs of different audiences, with a keen focus on delivering high standards of customer service;

- Adept at event and meeting planning, including logistics, communications, attendee management, agenda/program development;

- Demonstrated proficiency with public speaking and outwardly representing an organization with poise, authenticity, and integrity.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Wage/Fees: 

- Salary commensurate with experience; 

- Very generous benefits package;

 

Application process: 

Please visit the Green Seal Careers  page to apply for this position.

 

Useful links:  

Market Sector Manager - Educational Facilities (Higher Ed/ K-12)

Green Seal

Green Seal Careers

 

Contact Information: 

Green Seal Headquarters

1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 827

Washington, DC 20036-5525

USA

Phone: 202-872-6400

Fax: 202-872-4324

 

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Lavorare a Bruxelles per l'Unione europea è un sogno per la maggior parte dei giovani che vivono nel territorio comunitario. La Commissione UE ti offre la possibilità di sperimentare un'opportunità di lavoro nel loro settore di cooperazione internazionale e sviluppo per l'unità responsabile delle partnership con l'Africa. Candidati ora e inizia la tua carriera nel cuore dell'Europa!

 

Per opportunità simili visita la sezione: Europa

 

Ente: La direzione generale per la cooperazione e lo sviluppo internazionale è responsabile della definizione delle politiche di sviluppo dell'UE e dell'attuazione degli strumenti di aiuto esterno della Commissione. L'unità responsabile dei partenariati strategici UE-ACP e Unione UE-Africa è composta da quattro settori che si occupano del partenariato ACP-UE, delle questioni panafricane, del Fondo per la pace in Africa e dei negoziati dell'accordo di partenariato post-Cotonou. La posizione coprirà principalmente i compiti di natura trasversale per l'intera unità e le questioni relative al partenariato ACP-UE.

 

Dove: Bruxelles.

 

Quando: NS.

 

Destinatari: Candidati che possiedono conoscenze in materia di bilancio, finanza, contratti e contabilità.

 

Scadenza: 31/07/2019.

 

Descrizione dell’offerta: ANALISI E INTELLIGENZA - Raccolta e analisi delle informazioni:

  • Compilare, coordinare e sintetizzare commenti e contributi da varie fonti;
  • Analizzare e valutare i dati rilevanti richiesti per indagini specifiche, verifiche e controlli effettuati.

COMUNICAZIONE INTERNA (generale) - Rapporti interni:

  • Scrivi e modifica i contributi per vari rapporti e note come il rapporto annuale di DEVCO, il rapporto annuale di attività, il piano di gestione annuale, il rapporto sulla gestione delle azioni esterne, il piano di audit;
  • Gestire richieste ad hoc di natura trasversale;
  • Sostituzione dei colleghi del settore durante le loro assenze;
  • Supporto dei colleghi che affrontano un carico di lavoro eccessivo.

BILANCIO, FINANZA, CONTRATTI e CONTABILITÀ - Gestione finanziaria e contrattuale:

  • Coordinare le previsioni finanziarie (BPC) per l'unità e fornire supporto alla delegazione dell'UE presso l'Unione africana.
  • Garantire la chiusura e il disimpegno tempestivi dei contratti e delle decisioni nel settore responsabile del partenariato ACP-UE (come TCF intra-ACP, TCF COM);
  • Esaminare i termini di riferimento e il budget per richieste specifiche di servizi nell'ambito di contratti quadro: gestire l'avvio delle richieste di servizi, coordinare la valutazione delle offerte e avviare la procedura di aggiudicazione;
  • Esaminare le richieste di pagamento e certificarle corrette;
  • Iniziare la contrattazione di valutazioni e audit;
  • Fornire le informazioni necessarie nel contesto di audit e controlli.

PROGRAMMA / PROCESSO / GESTIONE DEL PROGETTO - Definizione e gestione del progetto: Gestione di azioni / attività:

  • Monitorare le attività di progetto / azione contro il piano, inclusi costi, tempi e uso delle risorse, e proporre azioni in caso di deviazioni;
  • Revisionare i risultati e le relazioni finali;
  • Analizzare i risultati di progetti / azioni.

 

Requisiti: Esperienza + COMUNICAZIONE INTERNA (generale), BILANCIO, FINANZA, CONTRATTI e CONTABILITÀ

Esperienza lavorativa: almeno 2 anni

Lingue: C1 sia in inglese che in francese.

 

Retribuzione: NS.

 

Guida all’application: Contattare il Settore Cooperazione e Sviluppo Internazionale attraverso il modulo sul sito Web dell’offerta..



Link utili

Offerta

EU Commission International Cooperation and Development

 

Contatti Utili:  

European Commission

Development and Cooperation - EuropeAid

B-1049 Brussels

Belgium

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Published in Europa.

Working in Brussels for the European Union is a dream for most of youngsters living in the EU territory. The EU Commission is offering you a chance to experience a job opportunity in their International Cooperation and Development sector for the unit in charge of partnerships with Africa. Apply now and start your career in the heart of Europe!

 

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Organization: The Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development is responsible for designing EU development policies and for the implementation of the Commission's external aid instruments. The Unit in charge of Strategic Partnerships EU-ACP and EU-African Union is composed of four sectors dealing with the ACP-EU partnership, Pan-African issues, the African Peace Facility, and negotiations of the post-Cotonou Partnership Agreement. The position will mainly cover tasks of a transversal nature for the whole Unit and issues pertaining to the ACP-EU partnership.

 

Duty Station: Brussels.

Open To: Candidates who have proved knowledge on budget, finance, contracts and accounting. 

 

Timeframe:  NS.

 

Deadline: 07/31/2019. 

 

Job description

ANALYSIS and INTELLIGENCE - Information gathering and analysis:

  • Compile, coordinate and synthesise comments and contributions from various sources;
  • Analyse and assess relevant data required for specific inquiries, verifications and controls carried out.

INTERNAL COMMUNICATION (general) - Internal reporting: 

  • Write and edit contributions for various reports and notes such as DEVCO’s annual report, annual activity report, annual management plan, external action management report, audit plan;
  • Manage ad hoc request of transversal nature;
  • Back up of colleagues in the sector during their absences;
  • Support of colleagues facing excessive workload.

BUDGET, FINANCE, CONTRACTS and ACCOUNTING - Finance and contractual management: 

  • Coordinate financial forecast (BPC) for the Unit and provide support to the EU Delegation to the African Union. 
  • Ensure timely closure and decommitment of contracts and decisions in the sector in charge of the ACP-EU partnership (such as TCF intra-ACP, TCF COM);
  • Review terms of reference and budget for specific requests for services under framework contracts: manage the launch of the requests for services, coordinate evaluation of offers and initiate the contracting process;
  • Review requests for payments and certify them correct; 
  • Initiate the contracting of evaluations and audits;
  • Provide information as necessary in the context of audits and controls. 

PROGRAM / PROCESS / PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Project definition and management: Action/ Task management:

  • Monitor project/action activities against the plan, including costs, time scales and use of resources, and propose action in case of deviations;
  • Review deliverables and progress and final reports;
  • Analyse projects/actions’ results.

 

Qualifications: 

Experience + INTERNAL COMMUNICATION (general), BUDGET, FINANCE, CONTRACTS and ACCOUNTING

Job-Related experience: at least 2 years

Qualifier: desirable

Languages: C1 in both English and French. 

 

Wage/Fees: NS. 

 

Application process: Contact the International Cooperation and Development sector through the form on their website to apply. 

 

Useful links:  

Offer

EU Commission International Cooperation and Development

 

Contact Information: 

European Commission

Development and Cooperation - EuropeAid

B-1049 Brussels

Belgium

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Are you a young graduate interested in international relations? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in the Kingdom of Cambodia? Here’s the traineeship for you!

 

For more opportunities go to: Europe

 

Organization: The European Union (EU) is represented in the King of Cambodia by the EU Delegation, one of 139 EU Delegations around the world. The EU Delegation functions much like an embassy and represents the EU in its dealings with political issues, trade, development, cooperation, etc.

 

Duty Station: Kingdom of Cambodia 

 

Open To: EU citizens who have graduated from a university or equivalent higher-education establishment with at least a Bachelor's level.

 

Timeframe:  October 1st, 2019

 

Deadline: 15 August 2019

 

Job description: Main tasks:

  • carry out analysis related to various sectors relevant for EU development cooperation in Cambodia, such as social sectors, governance, natural resource management;
  • contribute to the preparation and follow-up of monthly meetings;
  • assist in events, seminars and conferences and report back to concerned colleagues in the Delegation;
  • contribute to data and information collection and conduct small research tasks.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Interest in – and some prior knowledge of – EU development policy and of Cambodia and South East Asia region;
  • ability to handle sensitive issues in a responsible manner;
  • good communication skills;
  • excellent analytical and drafting skills;
  • excellent English language skills;
  • knowledge of French and / or Khmer would be an asset.

 

Wage/Fees: Paid

 

Application process: Please send the following documents to the e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • a detailed Europass curriculum vitae (CV);
  • a cover letter describing why you want to participate in a EU traineeship;
  • and an application form

 

Useful links:  

Job description

Traineeship at the EU Delegations

 

Contact Information: Please, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information

 

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The Corporate Communications department of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is seeking a candidate who will help develop/write/edit communication products related to activities, objectives and research partners for a one-year, paid consultancy.

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is the global leader in publicly-funded maize and wheat research and related farming systems. Headquartered near Mexico City, CIMMYT works with hundreds of partners throughout the developing world to sustainably increase the productivity of maize and wheat cropping systems, thus improving global food security and reducing poverty.

 

Duty Station: Texcoco (MÉXICO)

Open To: Candidates with writing and editing/proofreading skills.

 

Timeframe:  Not specified. The consultancy is required for one year.

 

Deadline: 18 July 2019

 

Job description: Main responsibilities:

  • develop, write, edit communication materials e.g. reports, fact sheets, booklets, hand-outs, presentations;
  • help identify topics, research, write, and edit articles and interviews for the maize.org  website;
  • participate in developing and implementing communications strategies (including associated work plans) in support of specific MAIZE activities and outputs.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be able to commit for at least one year and have an undergraduate degree in communications and/or journalism. Knowledge of Spanish, science, agriculture and agricultural development are advantages.

  • comfort with reading and summarizing technical content;
  • experience with social media content development and monitoring;
  • ability to manage simultaneous multiple assignments;
  • experience working on deadline.

Wage/Fees: CIMMYT offers junior consultants a monthly stipend paid in US dollars, a housing allowance, health insurance and an airline ticket to and from Mexico.

 

Application process: To apply, please email a letter of interest, a resume, two writing samples and contact information for two references to Jennifer Johnson, CGIAR Research Program on Maize Communications Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:  

Job decription

CIMMYT

 

Contact Information:

CIMMYT

Carretera México-Veracruz, Km. 45, El Batán

56237 Texcoco

MÉXICO

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Interested in migration, human rights and social research? apply to this position with Impact Initiative!

 

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Organization: IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian think tank, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The organisation manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence - based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts. The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote - sensing

 

Duty Station: Palermo

 

Deadline:02/02/2018

 

When: 12th February 2018

 

open to: individuals with possesing requirements

 

Job description:  Reporting to the Field Manager in Palermo, the Data collector will be responsible for the implementation of REACH’s data collection in the field. The role will entail going to migrant reception centres and interviewing child and youth migrants on the basis of predefined questionnaires. Interviews may take the form of one-by-one questionnaires on mobile phone devices (provided). Extensive training on these data collection methods will be provided, however, after initial supervision and guidance, prospective candidates must feel confident to go to migrant centres alone. This role requires strong interpersonal skills, as data collectors will be required to approach children and teenagers for interview who may be in a very tense environment. For this reason, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate previous experience of working with children and/or teenagers in difficult environments. Further, the role requires solid negotiation skills in negotiating access and maintaining good working relationships with reception centre authorities (data collectors will be supported in gaining formal authorisation to enter the centres). The office of the organisation will be located in Palermo, Italy, however, Data collectors are required to be available for quick deployment all over Sicily. As such, Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The Data collector will be responsible for:

1) Primary data collection

- Conduct face to face interviews with children/youth in reception centres

- Ensure anonymity of respondents and develop relationship of trust and safe space during data collection exercise with respondents

- Accurate recording of data collected

- Provide daily feedback to the Field Manager regarding any challenges faced during data collection (incl. tool development, stakeholder and respondent management)

- Ensure prompt transcript of the notes and accuracy of the data collected

- Be available to follow up on missing/incongruent information, as required

2) Representation of the organisation

- Liaise and maintain good relationships with the management of migration centres to ensure access

- Develop good relationships with members of the migrant community

 

Qualification:

Required:

- Working knowledge of Italian

- Fluency in at least two of the following languages: English, French, Arabic.

- Strong representation and interpersonal skills

- Attention to detail

- Previous experience working with children/teenagers

- Ability to operate in a cross - cultural environment requiring flexibility

- Drivers licence and confidence to drive alone in the city & countryside

- Availability to travel across Sicily on a regular basis

- Ability to work independently and confidence to go alone to migrant reception centres

- Computer literacy to be able to work on smart phone based data collection applications

- Valid work permit

 

Desirable:

- Demonstrated interest in quantitative and/or qualitative research skills

- Previous work experience in migration, ideally, in the refugee crisis response either as part of an NGO

or volunteer

- Previous work experience in counselling and education projects with children

 

 Application process: Send  in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references in English  to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The reference "Ref: 18/ITA/RDT1" should be indiciated in the mail subject line

 

Further information:   Data collectors should be available to travel upon request; any car travel will be reimbursed.

The  selected candidate will be legally contracted by IMPACT in-country implementing partner

 

Useful Link:

Impact Initiative

The multicultural NGO Alkarama is always looking for interns to join its staff, offering two different internships’ programme: legal internship and media internship. Choose the most suitable programme for you and work with a young  non-governmental human rights organisation based in Geneva!

 

For other similar opportunities visit our section International Organization

 

Organisation: Alkarama is a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights organisation established in 2004 to assist all those in the Arab world subjected to or at risk of extrajudicial execution, enforced disappearance, torture, and arbitrary detention. Acting as a bridge between individual victims and international human rights mechanisms, Alkarama works towards an Arab world where all individuals live in freedom and dignity, and are protected by the rule of law. Alkarama brings pro bono legal assistance to victims of the most serious human rights violations, without any discrimination. The organisation focuses its efforts on violations of the right to life, human dignity, physical integrity and freedoms such as extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, torture, and arbitrary detention. Using the international human rights mechanisms and working closely with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR ), Alkarama documents individual cases of violations through direct contact with the victims, their families or lawyers, and submits complaints on their behalf to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures and Treaty Bodies, asking them to intervene with the State in question to put an end to these violations. Alkarama also brings media attention to the cases and situations it covers, helping victims to have their voices heard and shedding light on the human rights situation of a country, through press releases as well as public reports and analyses published in various media outlets. In order to reach a broader audience, Alkarama increasingly relies on social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook.

 

Where: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to:

Legal Internship: people with master degree in law or social sciences with an international law component

Media Internship: people with degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations

 

When: from January to June or from July to December

 

Deadline: The openings are usually advertised in October for the January-June internship and April for the July-December internship.

 

Job Description: Alkarama’s internship programme – in both our Legal and Communication departments – provides opportunities for young graduates with an interest in the Arab world to gain experience in a multicultural NGO, working in cooperation with the United Nations, to defend victims of human rights violations in the MENA region. Alkarama’s interns have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the work of the organisation, thus gaining a valuable experience that can be carried forward through the rest of their careers. Alkarama offers full-time internships lasting for six months in its Geneva headquarters.

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The work of legal interns includes a variety of tasks such as research, interviewing of victims and recording of testimonies, drafting of complaints for submission to the UN human rights protection mechanisms, attendance and note-taking at UN conferences including the Human Rights Council, the Universal Periodic Review and the sessions of the Treaty Bodies, synthesizing of information about individual cases of human rights violations, and drafting of reports.

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The media intern is working closely with his/her colleagues of both the legal and media departments. The work includes writing news stories for Alkarama’s website, publishing articles, maintaining and monitoring social media networks (Twitter/Facebook) and media contacts’ database. The intern is also expected to contribute to the production of audio-visual work.

 

Requirements:

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The ideal legal intern holds a Masters degree in law or social sciences with an international law component, speaks and writes fluently French or English with preferably a working knowledge of the other, with Arabic being a valuable asset. The applicant should also have strong analytical and writing skills and a demonstrated interest in human rights and the Middle East.

 

MEDIA INTERNSHIP

The ideal communications intern holds a degree in journalism, communications, human rights or international relations, previous experience in a news, communications or campaigning organisation, a good understanding of social media and multimedia tools. The intern must also have an excellent command of English, with preferably a working knowledge of French and/or Arabic and a demonstrated interest in politics and the media in the Arab world.

 

Wage: paid

 

Application process: when available, the application form will be on this site

 

Useful Links:

Vacancy

 

Useful Contacts:

Alkarama Foundation | 150 route de Ferney

CH-1211 Genève 2

Phone: +41 22 734 1006

Fax: +41 22 734 1034





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Do you aim to work to promote critical research that theorises and provides understanding of poverty in a global context? Apply now for the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and you will have the opportunity to work in an international environment as part of CROP's administrative Secretariat in Bergen!

 

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Organization: The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) Secretariat is located at the University of Bergen and has been established to promote research that provides a deep understanding of poverty and its causes in a global context. In consultation with the CROP Scientific Committee, it is responsible for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty. CROP has two institutional sponsors, the University of Bergen and the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and in 2009 the ISSC signed an agreement which incorporated CROP into the university's academic and administrative environment. Through projects, working groups and fellows, CROP’s Scientific Committee, emanates periodically publications, communications and events that helps researchers to understand the causes of poverty and how to defeat it

 

Duty Station: Bergen, Norway

 

Open to: College students

 

Timeframe: Internships are available throughout the year (except July and August), from 2 to 6 months

 

Deadline: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1

 

Job Description: Successful candidates will take part to the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty hosted by the University of Bergen (UiB) and tasks performed by interns will vary according to the needs and ongoing projects of CROP. Ideally, interns will:

- create content for social media accounts (Twitter, YouTube)  

- organise and attending meetings, workshops or conferences  

- draft reports and general administrative documents  

- research information for reports

- lead video and web editing

 

Qualification: Applicants should have the following qualifications

- be university students whose home institutions will give them credit for the time spent at CROP (for examples through the Erasmus+ programme)

- have a relevant educational background in Social Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations

- have excellent English language skills (spoken and written Level C1)

- knowledge of other languages is an advantage

 

Wage/Fees: Not provided

 

Application process: Candidates must send their cv and documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Useful Links:

Link at the call

 

Contact information:

CROP Secretariat,

P.O. Box 7800, 5020

Bergen, NORWAY.

Phone +47 55 58 97 44

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