WHO Internship Program in Europe, WHO EURO Internship Programme is the internship opportunity for candidates to be part of a global organization with a mission to secure the good health of every individual. This particular WHO EURO Internship Program is available at the European Region (EURO) of WHO.
This position is full-time and unpaid.
Under the supervision of a supervisor or chief of the respective area, interns will be liable for the following duties like
- Review literature and 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. Similarly, assist in organizing workshops, meetings, conferences, events.
- Furthermore, participate in on-going departmental projects.
- University degree or equivalent. Furthermore, candidates must 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).
- Effective communication skills (orally and in writing)
- Ability to work collaboratively with team members.
- Experience in research and/or in drafting reports as well as confident in the subject area through academic work or research.
- Field and/or developing country experience
- Experience with data analysis, statistical packages and interest in the design of graphical display and analysis of health information in an international comparative perspective, such as for health system performance assessment
- More specific experience such as specialized computer programs.
- Fluency in the English language. Furthermore, knowledge of any other WHO official language would be an asset.
- Please note that internships at WHO are very competitive and only a small number of applicants will be accepted every year. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
- WHO Internships are unpaid. Living abroad is expensive and finding accommodation can be challenging. All intern candidates should be aware of these factors before they consider applying for a WHO Internship.
- Interns are not eligible for appointment to any position in WHO for a period of three months following the end of the internship.
- If selected for a WHO Internship, you will be required to provide certified copies of proof of enrolment in a course of studies as well as a medical certificate of fitness for work.
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