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World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme 2018.
World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme 2018

Graduate Interns needed at World Health Organization (WHO). The position role includes, but is not limited to, undertaking web research and data collection on specific subject area. 
The ideal candidate must have completed three years of full-time studies (Bachelor’s level or equivalent) at a University or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; AND 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 start the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).

About World Health Organization (WHO).

World
Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority
for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for
providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health
research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating
evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries
and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Job Title: Intern.

Job Location: Multiple Locations.
Introduction
  • You
    are applying to the WHO generic internship roster which is published
    twice a year. The roster will be made available to all WHO major offices
    from where direct contact will be made with suitable candidates only.
    In completing your profile, you will be able to choose up to 3 different
    work areas of interest.

Objectives of the World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme 2018.

The WHO internship programme has three objectives:
  • To
    provide a framework for assigning students from diverse academic
    backgrounds to WHO programmes, where educational experience can be
    enhanced through practical work assignments
  • To expose students to the work of WHO and
  • To
    provide WHO programmes with the assistance of students specializing in
    various fields. Most students are placed in health-related programmes,
    although placements in other area of work like for example
    communication, external relations, finance or human resources are also
    possible.

World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme  Description of Duties.

Under the supervision of a technical expert in the respective area,
interns are assigned a project based on agreed terms of references and
in line with their skills set. These terms of references typically
include some or all of the following responsibilities:

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  • Review literature and conduct literature surveys
  • Undertake web research and data collection on specific subject area
  • 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
  • Participate in on-going departmental projects

World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme Required Qualifications.

Education:
  • Have
    completed three years of full-time studies (Bachelor’s level or
    equivalent) at a University or equivalent institution prior to
    commencing the assignment; AND 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 start the internship within six months
    after completion of their formal qualification).
Core competencies:
  • Team work
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural difference
  • Communication
All interns should be able to demonstrate the following skills in line with the WHO core competencies:
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Showing willingness to learn from mistakes
  • Producing and delivering quality results
  • Working collaboratively with team members
  • In
    addition, interns need to be familiar with commonly used computer
    programmes, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of specialized
    computer programmes, for example, statistical software such as XLStat
    may be an advantage.
Experience:
  • Depending on the area of interest, the below experience may be needed and/or would be an advantage.
  • Experience in research and/or in drafting reports
  • Experience 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 programmes
Languages:
  • Fluency
    in one of WHO’s working languages (reading, writing and speaking). WHO
    official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and
    Spanish
  • Knowledge of the local language in some duty stations can be an asset
World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme Application Deadline: 30th June, 2018.
Additional Information
  • 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 not paid.
    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.
  • WHO accepts no responsibility for medical insurance of interns or costs arising from illness incurred during an 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, a medical certificate of
    fitness for work and proof of personal medical insurance (illness)
    coverage.
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How to Apply World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme 2018.

Interested candidates for the World Health Organization Graduate Internship Programme 2018 who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the  button below:
 
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