World Health Organization invites applicants to apply for the WHO EURO Internship Programme 2020. The position will be made available to all WHO EURO offices from where direct contact will be made with suitable candidates only. In completing the profile, the position will be able to choose up to 3 different work areas of interest.
What will WHO EURO Intern do?
Among the major responsibilities, WHO EURO Internship Intern will:
- Review literature as well as conduct literature surveys.
- Undertake web research and data collection on the specific subject area as well as organize data and documents.
- Participate in the development of tools and guidelines.
- Assist in drafting, formatting and editing policy briefs, tool kits, guides/manuals, hand-outs, brochures, and reports.
- Assist in organizing workshops, meetings, conferences, events and also participate in on-going departmental projects.
Qualifications for the WHO EURO Internship Programme
- Have completed three years of full-time studies (bachelor’s level or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment;
- Further, be enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they apply to the internship no later than six months after graduation).
- In addition, interns need to be familiar with common computer programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of specialized computer programs, for example, statistical software such as XLStat may be an advantage.
- Depending on the area of interest, the below experience may be necessary and/or would be an advantage.
- Experience in research and/or in drafting reports. Similarly, s/he must have experience in the subject area through academic work or research.
- Field and/or developing country experience.
- Also, experience with data analysis, statistical packages and interest in the design of graphical display and analysis of health information from an international comparative perspective, such as for health system performance assessment.
- More specific experience such as specialized computer programs
- Excellent English language skills.
- However, fluency in one of WHO’s working languages (reading, writing and speaking). WHO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.
- In addition to that, knowledge of the local language in some duty stations can be an asset.
How to apply for WHO EURO Internship Programme?
Applicants may apply for WHO EURO Internship Programme 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 WHO EURO Internship Programme until 1 January 2020. WHO will not accept any more application after the past the deadline.