World Food Program calls application for External Relations Internship at World Food Program Partnerships and Advocacy Department, Public Partnerships and Resourcing Unit, Ottawa, Canada.
Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head of Office and supporting the Partnership Officer, the candidate will perform the following duties:
- Provide operational support for stakeholder database creation, input, management and reporting.
- Provide operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.
- Analyse relevant information to prepare briefs for engagements with external stakeholders.
- Compile relevant and strategic inputs for external and internal communications, including internal briefing materials.
- Identify relationships within data and provide insights to enable discussions and inform actions with stakeholders.
- Use data analysis visualization to draw out fact-based insights and develop powerful narratives within your own area of responsibility.
Qualifications and experience
- Currently enrolled, with at least six months of graduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past six months) from Political Studies, International Relations or relevant field.
- Verbal and written fluency (level C) in English and French; working knowledge of additional UN language would be an asset.
- Excellent Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), knowledge of another database an asset.
- Understanding of Canadian government political context, policies and policymaking.
This WFP External Relations Internship in Canada is a paid position. Candidates will receive the following benefits
- Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
- WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas, and related costs. But FP will reimburse travel tickets for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
- WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognized institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.
At the end of the assignment, the Intern should have contributed to:
- The establishment of an efficient and effective stakeholder database.
- Powerful narratives by using data analysis visualization to enable action-oriented discussions with partners.
- Briefs for partnership development.
- Ongoing operations and establishment of the new WFP Canada Office.