The ECSEL Joint Undertaking (ECSEL JU) operates a traineeship programme that gives trainees an understanding of the ECSEL JU and its role within the activities of the European Union. If you are interested, apply now!

 

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Organization/Company: The ECSEL Joint Undertaking - the Public-Private Partnership for Electronic Components and Systems – funds Research, Development and Innovation projects for world-class expertise in these key enabling technologies, essential for Europe's competitive leadership in the era of the digital economy. Through the ECSEL JU, the European industry, SMEs and Research and Technology Organisations are supported and co-financed by 29 ECSEL Participating States and the European Union. ECSEL JU launches annual Calls for Proposals for research, development and innovation projects.

The ECSEL JU Objectives

- Contribute to the development of a strong and globally competitive electronics components and systems industry in the European Union

- Ensure the availability of electronic components and systems for key markets and for addressing societal challenges bridging the gap between research and exploitation, strengthening innovation capabilities and creating economic and employment growth in the Union

- Align strategies with Member States to attract private investment

- Secure and strengthen a commanding position in design and systems engineering

- Build a dynamic ecosystem involving Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises



Duty Station:  Brussels, Belgium

 

Open To: All citizens meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe: Within the year 2018

 

Deadline: 23 February 2018 at 12.00

 

Job description: The ECSEL Joint Undertaking (ECSEL JU) operates a traineeship programme. The programme gives trainees an understanding of the ECSEL JU and its role within the activities of the European Union, enables them to acquire practical knowledge of the ECSEL JU and its regulatory framework and to obtain professional experience in the course of their work.

The trainees will have an opportunity to:

- Work in a multicultural and multilingual environment, contributing to the development of mutual understanding, trust and tolerance

- Put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies, particularly in their specific areas of competence

- Experience professional life and its constraints, duties and opportunities

- Acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work of an EU organisation in an international environment

 

Qualifications:

- Possession of a university degree at the time of applying. Candidates must provide copies of the diplomas or other relevant certificates

- An excellent command of oral and written English and one or more other official Union languages

- Very good knowledge of Microsoft tools

- Good communication skills (writing and oral) and capacity to respond in time to urgent situations

- Candidates should be national of a Member State of the European Economic Area (the 28 Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)

 

Wage/Fees:  The ECSEL JU pays a monthly grant of EUR 1,159.44 net per month and may pay a travel allowance to compensate the expenses incurred at the beginning and at the end of the traineeship from the place of residence. Grants awarded to trainees are not subject to the special tax regulations applying to officials and other servants of the European Union. The ECSEL JU does not cover sickness nor accident insurance

 

Application process: Interested candidates should send a motivation letter in English together with their CV in EU format and a copy of their university degree by e-mail at the latest by 23 February 2018 at 12.00. Applications have to fit with requirement in the present Vacancy Notice. After analysis of CVs, the more suitable candidates will be invited to an interview

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

link to the website



Contact information:

Avenue de la Toison d'Or 56-60

1060 Brussels, Belgium

Phone: 00 32 2 221 81 02

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UNESCO, in collaboration with ISEDC, offers fellowships programme in areas aligned with the objectives and aims of UNESCO. Do not miss this opportunity, find out more!



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Organization: UNESCO was founded in London in 1945. UN special agency, UNESCO was born from the common problem of preservation of peace, respect for human rights and the equality of peoples through the channels of Education, Science, Culture and Communication. The objective of the Organization is to achieve peace and security by promoting collaboration between nations, science and culture, thanks to the fact that the Charter of Nations is united to all, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion. By 2030 UNESCO will contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals through its work in the fields of education, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, culture, communication and information, sustainable development objectives for the ocean. UNESCO is particularly committed to the achievement of Objective 4, which aims to "provide quality education, fair and inclusive, and opportunities for lifelong learning for all". Many goals and indicators related to education are also contained within the other Objectives.

Fellowships are an effective modality for UNESCO to enhance the human resources and capacity-building of the Member States, especially developing countries. Fellowships are specially tailored for the purpose of professionalism in the field of the Unesco program and an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, and to contribute to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skills international understanding.

 

Duty Station:  Russian Federation

 

Open To: graduated

 

Timeframe: one month duration: from 1 to 26 October 2018

 

Deadline: 3 April 2018

 

Description: The aim of this fellowships programme is to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of sustainable and renewable energy sources in developing countries and countries in transition. The training activities in the framework of these fellowships are tenable in specialized institutions in the Russian Federation. The medium of instruction will be English. UNESCO will solicit applications from the developing countries and countries in transition.

In line with the strategy and objectives of the approved UNESCO Programme and Budget for the Fellowships Programme Section, the UNESCO International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation) is offering twenty fellowships of four weeks duration each in 2018.

The candidates may choose to study in the following fields of study, which are aligned with UNESCO’s objectives and programme priorities, as per approved and in accordance with the decisions made by the Executive Board:

- energy and sustainable development

- ecological management of energy resources

- renewable energy

- sustainable and renewable energy power generation

Here you can find the list of invited Member States

 

The following benefits are reserved for the winners:

- beneficiaries will be exempt of paying tuition fees for the entire duration of studies/training

- fellows will undertake studies/training under the supervision of an advisor or study director that will be provided by the host institution

- the donor Government will pay stipends to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, in local currency. The stipend amounting to four hundred seventy five (475) US dollars is intended to cover living expenses such as accommodation, meals, pocket expenses, and incidentals. The donor will determine the amount of the stipend to be granted to beneficiaries

- ISEDC will assist in obtaining modest housing for the fellows

- UNESCO will cover the cost of international round-trip travel to the cheapest fare and the most direct flight

- UNESCO will pay a one-time travel allowance of US $ 100 (one hundred US dollars) prior to the departure of fellows for the Russian Federation

- health insurance. To make use of this right, beneficiaries should be declared medically fit by the UNESCO medical service which examines the full medical files

 

Qualifications: Candidates must meet the following criteria

- holder of at least a BSc degree or BA in Economics

- proficient in English language

- not more than 35 years of age

 

Application process:

all applications should be endorsed by the National Commission for UNESCO and must be duly completed in English or French with the following attachments in DUPLICATE:

-  the prescribed UNESCO fellowship application form

- six photographs

- certified photocopies of Diplomas

- certificate of English Language proficiency

- subsequently, for those who have been selected, the UNESCO medical examination form duly completed by a recognized physician (not more than four months before the actual date of studies). The prescribed form of which will be sent along with the letter of award. Expenses incurred in the constitution of the medical dossiers will not be reimbursed

- files which are incomplete or received after the deadline for the submission of applications and candidatures, and do not fulfil the requirements mentioned above, will not be considered

- each invited Member State is requested to nominate not more than two candidates

The final selection of beneficiaries lies with ISEDC. The National Commission of selected fellows will be duly informed by UNESCO and the letter of award will immediately follow.  UNESCO will authorize the departure of beneficiaries who have completely complied with the requirements stipulated in the letter of award. Candidates not informed of their selection by 1st September 2018 should consider that their applications have not been approved

 

Useful links:

UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme - 2018

UNESCO

 

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The UN Global Compact offers internship opportunities in its New York office.

 

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Organization: The United Nations Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. Under the Global Compact, companies are brought together with UN agencies, labour groups and civil society. Cities can join the Global Compact through the Cities Programme.

The UN Global Compact is the world's largest corporate sustainability (a.k.a. corporate social responsibility) initiative with 13000 corporate participants and other stakeholders over 170 countries with two objectives: "Mainstream the ten principles in business activities around the world" and "Catalyse actions in support of broader UN goals, such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)". Moving forward, The UN Global Compact and its signatories are deeply invested and enthusiastic about supporting work towards the SDGs.

The UN Global Compact was announced by then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in an address to the World Economic Forum on 31 January 1999, and was officially launched at UN Headquarters in New York on 26 July 2000. The Global Compact Office works on the basis of a mandate set out by the UN General Assembly as an organization that "promotes responsible business practices and UN values among the global business community and the UN System."



Duty Station: New York

 

Open To: All candidates that meet the requirements

 

When: From August to November or from January to May

 

Deadline: 30/04/2018

 

Job description: Depending on their level of experience and training, UN Global Compact interns will:

 - conduct research relating to the topic of corporate citizenship, especially on human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption

- draft and edit publications, papers and other documents

- liaise with Global Compact stakeholders on key corporate citizenship topics

- support the organization of meetings and events

- assist with outreach activities

- handle email and other inquiries

- assist in the implementation of the Global Compact’s integrity measures

- perform administrative tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications: The ideal applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree programme (bachelors or second university degree, or higher) at the time of application and during the internship;

Under some circumstances, applicants may have graduated within less than one year to commence a UN internship.

Here it is possible to learn more about the eligibility criteria for internships with UN headquarters 



Wage: not specified

 

Application process: Those interested in pursuing an internship with the UN Global Compact must submit an online application at the UN Careers website.

The Global Compact Internship Job Opening Number is 89920. Candidates are strongly recommended to pay attention to the job opening number to make sure that their applications reach the UN Global Compact Office.

 

Useful links:

Link to the offer

Global Compact Homepage



Contact information:

UN Global Compact contacts

 

edited by  Chiara Dello Russo

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European Journalism Centre opens a new call for applications for its Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR). The grant programme aims to advance creative reporting approaches, thus enabling a better coverage of international development issues. The grant intends to raise awareness about these issues by enabling the production of stories that have a strong impact on media audiences. Apply now!

 

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Organization: The European Journalism Centre is an independent, international and non-profit foundation dedicated to the highest standards in journalism. Building on its extensive international network, the EJC operates as a facilitator and partner in a wide variety of journalism related projects. These are the main goals of the EJC:

- promote high quality journalism through professional training, particularly in a European context

- provide a forum for discussion, debate, and exchanges of views and experience for journalists, editors, media executives and other media professionals

- support, through training and networking, high standards of journalism in developing countries

- promote ongoing journalistic capacity building that answers the needs of media professionals and the media industry

- monitor and reflect, via research, surveys and publications, on the present and future challenges facing the media

- create and support networks among media professionals within Europe and with other parts of the world

The EJC plays a unique role at the European and international level as a partner and organiser for media companies, professional organisations, journalism schools and governmental bodies seeking to establish activities and projects.

 

Duty Station:  Not specified

 

Open To: Freelancers, staffers and media organisations are eligible to apply. There is no citizenship, nationality or residence/location restriction on the applicants as long as the final results are published in media outlets with significant reach to audiences in the following European countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom. Journalists who are not specialists in development issues are strongly encouraged to apply as well.

 

Timeframe: 2018/06/10

 

Deadline: 2018/02/21

 

Job description: The Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR) is a media-funding project operated by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). The grant programme aims to advance creative reporting approaches, thus enabling a better coverage of international development issues. The grant intends to raise awareness about these issues by enabling the production of stories that have a strong impact on media audiences in the following European countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Innovative reporting projects are awarded considerable funding, with an aim to support journalists, editors, and development stakeholders to perform thorough research and to develop new, exciting, and even experimental reporting, employing state of the art presentation methods and techniques of journalistic storytelling.

 

Fees: The average grant given is about €20,000 and applicants are encouraged to apply for a minimum grant of €10,000. Freelancers and newsrooms may apply for full funding for a project, or partial story funding to top-up existing reporting budgets. Grants cannot cover costs for the salaries of journalists who are already employed. Freelance journalist fees should be at market rate and be a reasonable percentage of the overall budget. All travel and project costs must be included; our experienced jury will reject proposals with unrealistic budgets, so research this thoroughly. Awarded grants can cover:

- Freelance fees

- Direct expenses for research and study trips, including travel and accommodation

- Technical costs to hire equipment or crew

- Access to professional databases or original data gathering efforts

- Graphics, design and visualisation

- Renting of equipment for production and post-production work

- Translations into other languages with the aim of wider reach

- Development or adaptation of software specifically directly for the implementation of the project

 

Application process: Applications can only be submitted via the online application form 

 

Useful links:

Link to the offer 

 European Journalism Centre Website

 

Contact information:

Queries should be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maastricht

Oranjeplein 106,

6224KV,

Maastricht,

The Netherlands

Tel +31 43 325 40 30

Fax +32 2 400 42 20

 

 Brussels

Residence Palace -IPC-

Rue de la Loi 155,

Block C Bureau 3/207

B-1040 Brussels, Belgium

Tel +32 2 235 23 48

Fax +32 2 400 42 20




edited by Chiara Valenti

 

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Are you playing an active role supporting gender equality and women empowerment at the local, national or regional level? Do you want to share your vision of the future? Apply for the Young Leaders Programme and grab the chance to be invited to Brussels to share your ideas!

 

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 Organization: the European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU. Commissioners. 28 in number, swear an oath at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, pledging to respect the treaties and to be completely independent in carrying out their duties during their mandate

 

Duty Station:  Brussels

 

Open To: young people aged 21-26

 

Deadline: 2 March 2018

 

Job description: the European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s European Development Days (EDD). It is looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development field. The Young Leaders Programme will consist of a 10-day visit to Brussels, where Young Leaders will meet EU experts, stakeholders and play a leading role in the EDD Programme, which will include speaking in various session alongside global leaders

 

Qualifications:

- the young leader should select the EDD 2018 Topic on which you would like to speak

- the Young Leaders are expected to have a minimum level of intermediate English

(Level B2 in the “Common European Framework of References for Languages”)

- It is important that the Young Leaders invited to speak at EDD 2018 represent other youth, and don’t only speak in their name only. The European Commision is looking for candidates who have proven leadership in projects, organisations, initiatives and who are able to represent other youth at the forum

- the Young Leaders are expected to be actively committed to development in general and, more specifically, the topics of their choice. Activities can include a variety of different ways of getting involved, such as building a project, leading a group, conducting research, or volunteering for a cause related to your topics of choice

 

Application process: to apply create your account here and then fill in this form. During the application process you will be asked to:

- provide a one-page reference letter from someone who can confirm your involvement and representative role (include contact details)

- upload a link to a 2-min video on Youtube, to present yourself, your vision of your chosen topic and why you would be a good youth representative at EDD 2018 (in English)

 

Useful links:

EuDevDays2018

Application page

 

Contact information:

All contact information are available at the left side of this page

 

 

edited by  Elisa Onorati

 

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GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December.

 

For more similar opportunities visit our section International organizations

 

Organization:

Since 2010 the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) has provided high quality consultancy and training programmes to public and private sector institutions from more than 30 countries.  They offer a wide variety of programmes covering specific topics within the broader fields of financial crime, corruption, risk management and governance. Consultancy work and training courses are designed to give participants highly practical and tailored guidance on how to incorporate international best practice techniques in their professional duties. Programmes are accompanied by a training toolkit to enable attendees to subsequently replicate the course within their own institutions. GovRisk additionally provides, from its UK-based secretariat, extensive post-programme support to public agencies seeking to monitor and evaluate project impact.

 

Duty station: remote

 

Timeframe: August 27 - December 21, 2017

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field

 

Description: GovRisk is a U.K-based anti-corruption and financial crime service provider, specialising in the delivery of highly targeted and expert led international training programs. We currently have an exciting portfolio of projects across Latin America. Internships at GovRisk offer the opportunity for individuals to further their career goals while helping GovRisk combat corruption and improve transparency worldwide. As many international relations/politics/law/security/governance graduates discover, salaried opportunities are limited, consequently competition for such positions is great. By gaining valid work experience with GovRisk graduates can increase their potential for employment considerably. GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its 2017 Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December. Applicants should have a demonstrable background in international politics, law or security, determined research skills and a keen interest in gaining practical experience in project development with a particular emphasis on Latin America.

The successful candidates will help the team to implement existing projects as well as to develop and expand its work in the region. This internship therefore presents an ideal opportunity to develop an understanding and gain practical experience of best practice in project development. The successful candidates must be able to commit to at least three days per week and must have reliable internet access, as this is a remote internship programme.

MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

- Conduct country-specific research for anti-corruption and financial crime initiatives.

- Gather information, report back, and disseminate information on funding sources and procedures to GovRisk colleagues.

- Assist with narrative and financial proposal writing, and follow up on donor feedback.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare reports and other documents for donors, both narrative and financial.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare press releases for GovRisk programmes.

- Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities for ongoing programmes.

- Promote and maintain effective communication with line manager.

- Ensure that programme files (electronic copy), are maintained within an agreed system, to allow easy access by other staff.

- Attend staff meetings, and Board meetings if required.

- Carry out other tasks, which may reasonably be requested

 

Requirements:

Essential requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field.

- Knowledge and understanding of corruption issues.

- Specialist interest in the political, economic and security trends in Latin America.

- Ability to produce clear and concise analysis of such events.

- Excellent research, writing and editing skills.

- Excellent word processing, Word, and Internet skills.

- Initiative and a high degree of self-motivation.

- A positive problem-solving approach.

- Good organisational skills and the ability to juggle different demands and priorities.

- Ability to work to deadlines.

- Positive team-worker, supportive and helpful towards colleagues.

 

Desirable requirements:

- Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

- Experience of preparing UK FCO, DFID, EC, USAID, Big Lottery Fund funding proposals and reports.

- Experience of working independently at a distance from Head Quarters and projects.

- Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese

 

Wage: non paid

 

Application process: To apply please send full CV together with covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state your availability in the coming months and stress any regional or topical expertise. You will then be tasked to assess your suitability for the scheme. Please use reference “Research Internship Application” in the subject heading. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Useful links: GovRisk

 

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