The World Food Programme (WFP) announces the application for External Relations internship. WFPis the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Currently, it is seeking to fill 3 intern positions in New York division.
The New York Office (NYO) advances WFP’s corporate, strategic, partnership and operational interests, as well as policy positions. Further, it actively maintains a two-way information flow with headquarters and field offices. On the one hand, it ensures that WFP’s operational and policy concerns are heard by the key actors in New York. On the other hand, we keep WFP offices abreast of the latest developments (e.g. UN reform and peacekeeping strategic reviews), including opportunities and risks. New York also advocates for WFP within the UN Secretariat and among partner organizations and promotes WFP’s work to major news outlets.
The New York Office plays the lead role in facilitating WFP’s engagement and contributions to high-level events and negotiations, including relevant UN General Assembly, ECOSOC, and Security Council sessions, as well as the High-Level Political Forum, the Commission on the Status of Women, and others.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Advisor in the WFP New York office, and the direct supervision of WFP External Relations Officers, the internship will require interns to assume the following responsibilities:
Applicants may apply for the World Food Programme internship by submitting the online application. Further, the applicants will require a recent CV and cover letter to apply for the internship. Also, the interns may submit a relevant portfolio and documentation.
Interns, however, should note that they may submit only one PDF file via the online application portal. Hence, the applicants must merge all documents into one PDF file before uploading.
Applicants may apply for the External Relations Internship at WFP until 7 August 2019. WFP will not accept any more application after the past the deadline.
|Type of Opportunity||Internships|
|Open to||All Nationalities|
|Organizer||World Food Programme|