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ILO Regional Office for Africa (ROAF) Internship 2019

ILO Regional Office for Africa (ROAF) Internship 2019

Country: Africa
City: Abidjan
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Applications are open for the ILO Regional Office for Africa (ROAF) Internship in Communication 2019. The position will be located in the ILO Regional Office for Africa (ROAF) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Communication Intern will work on the project “Accelerating action for the elimination of child labor in supply chains in Africa”. Further, the project has the overarching goal to accelerate the elimination of child labor in Africa, through targeted actions in selected supply chains in Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, and Uganda. To achieve this goal, the project has identified four inter-related components (i.e. three outcomes and one cross-cutting knowledge component).

The project will work on a) public policy and good governance; b) empowerment and representation, and c) partnership and knowledge sharing among global supply chain actors working in Africa. In addition, the project will be by continuous research and identification of good practices from the project implementation and from other sources. Gender is considered a cross-cutting theme; all outcomes will address gender-strategic needs.
The objective of the internship is to gain expertise in the field of Advocacy, communications, translation as well as using the website and social media platforms as communications tools. Further, The internship program is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO nor the project. There should be no expectation of another job at the end of the internship.


  • You should ideally receive funding for your internship through an institution (for example your university/sending institution or a foundation), to cover your subsistence expenses (in Abidjan the stipend is at 377,833 F CFA per months). However, if this is not, you will receive this stipend to cover living expenses. If you receive partial funding, ILO will cover the difference to ensure you receive the appropriate stipend per month. Your travel to the duty station will be at your own expense.


  • Candidate must be in the final year of a graduate degree programme, or in a higher degree programme, in communications, journalism, arts, social sciences and/or a related field, or have completed such programme no longer than one year ago;
  • Any relevant work experience or knowledge in social media strategy, communication skills such as digital media, social media, graphic designs, and photo editing;
  • Fluency (both oral and written) in French and English. Excellent drafting skills (both in French and English)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally show a willingness to acquire new knowledge
  • Further, the ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to produce quality results under deadlines
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline31 July,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerInternational Labor Organization



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