Thursday, 8 December 2016

Peace & Security Intern at UNSSC

Deadine: 8 January 2017
Open to: candidates currently enrolled in or having completed a higher degree University programme (Masters or other) in learning/instructional design, organization development with specialized knowledge in learning and training/human resources development
Remuneration: 450 EUR per month
Description
 UNSSC provides a work environment that reflects the core values of the United Nations: integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity. The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) with its headquarters in Turin, Italy, is the United Nations institution for system-wide knowledge management, learning and training for the staff of the United Nations system. The College is expected to play a pivotal role in contributing to UN reform, the development of a common culture based on effectiveness, expertise and continuous learning through the development, co-ordination and provision of cross-cutting learning programmes which impact on all agencies and staff.
Under the overall guidance of the Senior Manager, Peace and Security and the direct supervision of the Course Coordinator, the Intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Maintain the “Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environments” (SSAFE) programme database;

Inserting lists of participants received from the field into the database;
Following-up with SSAFE focal points in the field to obtain missing data; and
Maintaining lists on SSAFE courses planned in 2017 worldwide;
Contribute to marketing and communications efforts, through the drafting of information pieces and correspondence;
Contribute to administrative tasks as required, internal discussions and meetings, note taking and report writing, and support Course Coordinator(s) in coordinating and following up with Finance and Administration on e-learning related issues;
Provide support to e-learning course design, development and delivery;
Support facilitation of online courses on UNSSC UNKampus and webex, in collaboration with Subject Matter Expert(s) and development vendor(s); Update online courses as per instruction;
Contribute to record keeping and provide coordination for online learning participants during the delivery of online courses;
Provide technical support to e-learning development process as required, through tasks such as:
Eligibility
Candidates currently enrolled in or having completed a higher degree University programme (Masters or other) in learning/instructional design, organization development with specialized knowledge in learning and training/human resources development, or an area related to UNSSC programmatic priorities;
Previous work experience is not required. Practical experience in the design, development, and delivery of a range of learning products, including e-learning is highly desirable;
Fluency (written and oral) in English;
Knowledge of online learning and social media tools; proven ability to use Microsoft Office, internet browsers and online platforms.
Remuneration
The intern will receive 450 EUR per month.
How to apply?
Eligible candidates interested in doing an internship at the United Nations System Staff College must submit in English:
An up-to-date curriculum vitae (resume);
A motivation letter;
For applicants who are currently enrolled in a degree programme, an endorsement from their University or Sponsoring Institution is required;
Applications should be submitted by e-mail to: recruitment@unssc.org or by fax: (0039) 011 65359 02. Please indicate in the subject “Application for Internship Vacancy Announcement 006”
More information in the official call.

Young Scientists Summer Program

Deadline: 11 January 2017
Open to: PhD students in field compatible with ongoing research at IIASA (global environmental, economic and social change
Grant: 1,310 EUR per month + airfare
Description
Since 1977, International Institute for applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with IIASA’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic and social change. From June through August accepted participants work within the Institute’s research programs under the guidance of IIASA scientific staff. Funding is provided through IIASA’s National Member Organizations.
The Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) provides a unique opportunity to:
Advance your research under the direct supervision of an experienced IIASA scientist;
Broaden your research interests by working in IIASA’s interdisciplinary and international research environment;
Build contacts with IIASA’s worldwide network and collaborate with the institute during your future career;
Produce a paper which will be the first step towards a publishable journal article.
Eligibility
PhD student (ideally about 2 years prior to receiving a PhD);
Have a field of research  is compatible with ongoing research at IIASA;
your would like to explore the policy implications of your work;
applicants from all countries are welcome, although IIASA gives priority to citizens or residents of NMO countries.
Grant
The stipend varies slightly among NMOs, but usually it is EUR 1310 per month plus airfare. IIASA will finance up to 3 candidates from developing countries which are not members of IIASA.
How to apply?
Candidates apply via the online application form. Registration for the 2017 program will be open until 11 January 2017. Candidates will be informed about acceptance of their applications by March 10, 2017.
For more information please visit the official webpage.

Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in UK

Location: UK.
Type: Fully Funded.
Number of Scholarships: 12.
The University of Oxford is inviting applications for Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme for international applicants. Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.
This scholarship is part of the Oxford Graduate Scholarships, which were established through a groundbreaking new matched funding initiative to enable the creation of fully-funded scholarships for graduate students of the highest calibre from across the world.
Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.
Scholarships are tenable in following subjects:
MSc in African Studies
Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)
MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
MPhil in Comparative Social Policy
MSc in Comparative Social Policy
MSc in Computer Science
MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies
MPhil in Development Studies
MPhil in Economics
MSc in Economics for Development
MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
MSc in Environmental Change and Management
MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
MSc in Financial Economics
DPhil in Geography and the Environment
MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy
MSc in Global Health Science
DPhil in International Development
MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine
MPhil in International Relations
MPhil in Latin American Studies
MSc in Latin American Studies
MSc in Law and Finance
Magister Juris (MJur)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance
MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
MSc in Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science
MSc in Migration Studies
MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies
MSc in Modern South Asian Studies
MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government)
MPhil in Politics (Political Theory)
MSc in Politics Research
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
MSc in Social Science of the Internet
MSc in Statistical Science
MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
MPhil Traditional East Asia
MPhil in Water Science, Policy and Management
MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management
Scholarship Value:
The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,296). Awards are made for the full duration of their fee liability for the agreed course.
Eligibility:
Applicants must be applying to start a new graduate course at Oxford.
Applicants should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed. Students currently at Oxford are not eligible to apply unless they are already Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholars.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a connection between your subject of study and your longer-term career objectives, explaining how you see your professional work contributing to the improvement of public life in your country of origin or at a wider regional or international level. Preference will be given to Master’s course applicants. If you are applying for a DPhil you must be able to demonstrate how your DPhil studies will benefit your future career in leadership.
Application Process:
You must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships Questionnaire (see Related documents on this page) and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.
International applicants are eligible to apply:
List of Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, China Tibet, China, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macau SAR, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep. (Kinshasa), Congo, Rep. (Brazzaville), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, The, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (North), Korea (South), Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia , Libya, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan (Republic of China), Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


More information: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/fees-and-funding/fees-funding-and-scholarship-search/weidenfeld-hoffmann-scholarships-and-leadership-programme/oxford-weidenfeld-and-hoffmann-scholarships-and-leadership-programme

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Internship Programme at Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN

Deadline: ongoing application process
Open to: students or young graduates; no more than 30 years of age
Remuneration: a monthly stipend up to the amount of USD 700
About the Internship
Are you interested in working for an International Organization? Are you willing to embark on a challenging opportunity that will enrich your personal as well as your professional experience? FAO offers several options within its Headquarters and its decentralized offices worldwide to provide hands-on opportunities for students or young graduates to learn more about what FAO does.
Main benefits include (not limited to):
A dynamic and multicultural work environment;
Staff from over 100 countries specializing in diverse fields provide a truly international workplace;
Countless staff development opportunities, including group training, workshops and individual training courses.
Eligibility
No more than 30 years of age;
Be recent graduates or students in a recognized university or graduate school programme and have completed at the very least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant to the work of FAO, or be participants in a governmental or academic programme sponsoring assignments of recent graduates or students;
A working knowledge of English, French or Spanish is required. Knowledge of one of the other two, or Arabic, Chinese or Russian, is an asset;
Must not bear any of the following relationships to staff members of the Organization: son, daughter, brother, or sister.
Remuneration
Interns receive a monthly stipend from FAO up to the amount of USD 700. In some cases, the terms of sponsored internships may vary depending upon the agreement between FAO and the institution sponsoring the intern.
How to apply?
Interested candidates can apply online through iRecruitment in three easy steps:
Create the Personal Profile Form (PPF) online in iRecruitment;
Attach a letter of motivation;
Apply to the vacancy: “IRC3038: Call for Interest: Internship Programme”.
For further information, please check the official website.

International Development Scholarships for Study in University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

If you would like to study in University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and pursue Full Time Postgraduate Program in any Subject you can avail International Development Scholarships which is being offered by the University of East Anglia.
This is a Postgraduate Program Merit Based scholarship and students are eligible from International Students to apply for the same. Only Few such award is being offered and the deadline for application is:-
28 February 2017, for Japanese Applicants
31 March 2017, for International Applicants
30 April 2017, for students from Korea, USA and Latin America.
This Scholarship will offer you:-
School of International Development Scholarships: The School of International Development is offering a £1,000 fee waiver to all international students who have obtained the equivalent of a UK 1st Class degree.
School of International Development Full Fees Scholarship: A full fee award may be offered to one international taught applicant on the basis of academic excellence (e.g. first class degree) and their personal statement.
School of International Development Scholarships for Students from Japan, Korea, USA:USA (1 scholarship of £12,000), Japan (5 scholarships of £3000), Korea (1 scholarship of £6000), Latin America (1 scholarship of £6000) for Academic Year 2017-2018.

Name of Scholarships:
International Development Scholarships
Scholarship is offered by:
the University of East Anglia
Scholarship Offers:
School of International Development Scholarships: The School of International Development is offering a £1,000 fee waiver to all international students who have obtained the equivalent of a UK 1st Class degree.
School of International Development Full Fees Scholarship: A full fee award may be offered to one international taught applicant on the basis of academic excellence (e.g. first class degree) and their personal statement.
School of International Development Scholarships for Students from Japan, Korea, USA: USA (1 scholarship of £12,000), Japan (5 scholarships of £3000), Korea (1 scholarship of £6000), Latin America (1 scholarship of £6000).
Duration of Reward / Grant:
Academic Year 2017-2018
Education Field:
any Subject
Education Level:
Postgraduate Program
Based on:
Merit Based
Scholarship is open for:
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Students are eligible from:
International Students
Number of Awards / Scholarships:
Few
Important Dates:
Open Date: Not Available
Last Date:
28 February 2017, for Japanese Applicants
31 March 2017, for International Applicants
30 April 2017, for students from Korea, USA and Latin America
Eligibility:
Applicants must have obtained the equivalent of a UK 1st Class degree.
Important Information:
Contact eMail Id: centenary_award@nfumutual.co.uk
To apply for the above scholarship / award / grant you should submit the following documents and should possess the following:
All eligible candidates to whom the School have made an offer are automatically considered for nomination.
Once all the information has been received by the University of East Anglia and the assessment of the submitted documents is complete, you will be informed about your selection in the same.
If you are looking for more information about International Development Scholarships you are requested to visit the following page: https://www.uea.ac.uk/international-development/scholarships-and-funding/scholarships-international-students


The Karlstad University Global Masters Scholarship Programme in Sweden, 2017

The Karlstad University is offering Global Scholarship programme to study masters degree programme. Scholarships are open to students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
The Karlstad University Global Scholarship programme is aiming at top academic students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees for studies.
Karlstad University has consolidated its position as a mid-sized and innovative higher education institution with stable and controlled growth. The University is internationally acknowledged in several research fields and is, in addition, at the forefront of some. There are at least eight strong/excellent research groups of international excellence and of great importance to other research environments.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fees. The value of the scholarship is stated in the notification of scholarship for each scholarship holder. The scholarship value is deducted from the tuition fees of the programme for which you are awarded a scholarship. Please note that the Karlstad University Global Scholarships do not cover living costs. To be able to finance your stay in Sweden and get a residence permit for studies you need to show that you have funds for the total study period the first time you apply for a residence permit. For further information contact the Swedish Migration Board.
Scholarship can be taken in the Sweden
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
This scholarship is intended students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who are required to pay tuition fees for studies commencing after June 2011.
The scholarship programme is not open for students from the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
You are not eligible for this scholarship if any of the following is true:
You have already lived in Sweden for two years or more when the scholarship period is due to begin.
You have a Swedish permanent residence permit or a work permit.
You hold a scholarship for studies from Swedish Institute or from a Swedish university/university college.
You already hold a master’s degree from a Swedish university/university college.
Nationality: Students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) are eligible to apply for these scholarships. This scholarship programme is not open for students from the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Scholarship holders must pass at least 75% of their courses during the first academic year in order to be able to reapply for a scholarship the following academic year.
English language Requirements: Most of the courses and programmes that we offer are taught in Swedish. However, an increasing number of courses and master’s programmes are being taught in English.
The courses and programmes taught in English may either be courses within the regular programmes of instruction or they may be specifically designed for students to provide an introduction to various aspects of Sweden.
Language Requirements for Education Conducted in English
For courses taught in English, a good knowledge of English is required. Non-native speakers of English may be required to document their knowledge of English.
How to Apply: A printed and signed scholarship application form, together with supporting documents should be sent to Karlstad University, International Office, 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden. The application needs to be received 1 February 2017 the latest. Late applications will not be considered. You must apply for studies at Karlstad University before applying for the scholarship.
Supporting documents
Curriculum vitae (CV), maximum 2 page
Your curriculum vitae (CV) must include personal data and your education background. Please also include relevant employment history and extracurricular activities.
Personal motivation letter, maximum 500 words
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is February 1, 2017.


Monday, 5 December 2016

Media & Campaigns Intern

ABOUT ONE
ONE is a global campaign and advocacy organization co-founded by Bono and backed by nearly seven million people from around the world and every walk of life that are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed. ONE has offices in Berlin, Brussels, Johannesburg, London, New York City, Paris and Washington DC.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
We are looking for a Media and Campaigns Intern who will support our Brussels team with the development and delivery of our public-facing campaign work and with online, print, and social media. This internship will begin Mid-January 2017 and will run for six months. The ideal candidate will be a great team player who is sympathetic to ONE’s issues and is able to handle a varied and fast paced role. Familiarity and understanding of EU processes, and international development and interest or experience in Africa are strongly preferred. The Campaigns/Media Intern will be based in our Brussels Office and will report to the Media Manager.
IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:
Support ONE’s Media Manager in its activities;
Maintain relations with relevant EU media outlets and Brussels-based correspondents from national media in EU Member States;
Help manage ONE’s social media accounts (mainly Twitter), and work with colleagues across ONE to develop assets and content for social media;
Draft blogposts and manage visual content such as photos and videos of events;
Monitor the media in Brussels and Belgium, identifying trends and opportunities for ONE;
Support the Campaigns Manager with logistical planning of events and the implementation of other operations projects as required;
Support the implementation of our Youth Ambassadors programme in Belgium. This will include keeping up to date and accurate records of the Youth Ambassadors programme assets as well as all supporting project management documents;
Support ONE’s campaigning and membership work with a particular focus on ONE’s campaigning efforts on transparency, gender and aid budgets;
Promote the work of the campaigns team and our membership in Brussels and across Europe, within the organisation and outside;
Respond to public email enquiries;
Provide general administrative support as required;
Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor or the designee.
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
Proactive, a ‘doer’ capable of driving projects in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and occasional heavy workloads;
Very well-organised, forward-thinking and able to deal confidently with all types of inquiries. Proven ability to multi-task;
Ability to work to tight deadlines and produce research briefings with sometimes very short notice;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment;
Proficiency in English, both verbal and written, is essential to the role. Proficiency in Dutch, French and/or one of the other 28 EU Member States’ languages is a strong asset;
Ability to consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions;
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times;
Flexible, resourceful and innovative;
Familiarity and understanding of the EU processes;
Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills and strong quantitative skills;
Proven ability to synthesise complex documents with an eye for key points and relevance to ONE’s issues;
A commitment to ONE’s aims;
Familiarity and understanding of international development and interest or experience in Africa strongly preferred;
Relevant academic qualifications.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit an application (including a resume and cover letter) on our jobs page (http://bit.ly/2gNGEi4) by December 11th midnight CET. We thank all candidates for their interest; however we are only able to contact those who we decide to interview. No phone calls please.
Only candidates authorized to work in Belgium without any restrictions need apply.
EOE M/F/D/V