UNICEF Internship 2018 : UNICEF – the United Nations Children’s Fund is an international non-profit organization that aims at supporting every child to realize their potential in life. UNICEF covers over 190 countries and territories across the world. UNICEF Uganda has a large country programme, and the Social Policy and Advocacy (SPA) section where the intern would be, plays a key role in research and analysis to guide evidence based policy development and public programmes.
UNICEF has been playing a leading role in strengthening the Government’s equity agenda in both national planning and budgeting by making data available to monitor the delivery and impact of national programmes affecting children and vulnerable Ugandans. This year UNICEF Uganda in collaboration with the Economic Policy and Research Centre (EPRC), and the University of Manchester will organize an international conference on What Works for Africa’s Poorest Children? in Uganda in September 2018. The call for papers issued in January. This conference aims to contribute to global efforts to end child poverty by generating key insight on practical actions, programmes and social policy interventions that have made a tangible difference in the lives of Africa’s poorest children.
How can you make a difference?
UNICEF Internship 2018 : The Research Intern will contribute to the preparations (review of abstracts etc.), organisation and follow-up (production of a conference publication) of the What Works for Africa’s Poorest Children? conference.
The key functions involves the following:
Programmatic engagement related to “What Works for Africa’s Children?” Conference
Evidence generation and documentation
To qualify as an Advocate for every Child you must meet the following eligibility requirements…..
Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or PHD Degree programme or be a recent graduate (within the past two years).
A first degree in economics or social/political sciences.
Be proficient in at least one of UNICEF’s working languages: English, French or Spanish. Fluency in the working language of the office you are applying to is required.
Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and
Have no other relatives in the line of authority which the intern will report to.
Must be at least 18 years old.
All applicants are requested to include a 2 – 3 page writing sample as one of the requirements.
Required EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Good research and analytical skills. Familiarity with statistical software such as STATA, and large surveys such as National Household Surveys and Demographic and Health Surveys, is an advantage.
Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to plan, organize, solve problems, implement, monitor and evaluate tasks and to deliver outputs to meet required deadlines; ability to relate well with a multiplicity of stakeholders; self-motivated and team worker, and of demonstrable and unquestionable level of integrity.
Oxfam Uganda Jobs 2017: This is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
Oxfam Uganda Jobs 2017: We are implementing a humanitarian response to address the humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub-region. Oxfam’s areas of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food security and vulnerable livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local partners as a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response capacity within the organisations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Disburse petty cash and ensure replenishment is done on time.
Ensure that all invoices passed for payment have the relevant supporting documentation.
Ensure that all processed documents are Stamped “paid”.
Update the petty cash book for effective cash flow management.
Support processing and accountability of staff travel advances
Ensure all finance files are updated on daily basis and that the relevant accounts documents are filed correctly and timely.
Guide staff of their respective balances.
Act as the bank agent – cashing and depositing cash and equivalents
The incumbent will also reconcile supplier accounts before payments are prepared.
Make payments in the field especially for casual workers
Occasionally travel to the field offices to assist on finance related matters.
Stand in for the finance officer when required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Finance Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field;
Excellent mathematical skills
Broad knowledge and understanding of data privacy standards;
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Good planning, problem-solving and analytical skills
Computer skills, particularly with spreadsheets and calculationsoftware
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not exceeding 2MB) to the HR and Admin Coordinator at Oxfamugandaemail@example.com.
Are you interested in working for an International Organization?
Are you willing to embark on a challenging opportunity that will enrich your personal as well as your professional experience?
If so, consider applying for an internship at FAO.
UN Internships for Ugandans: The Organization offers several options within its Headquarters and its decentralized offices worldwide to provide hands-on opportunities for students or young graduates to learn more about what FAO does.
FAO Internships – General Requirements
No more than 30 years of age;
Be recent graduates or students in a recognised university or graduate school programme and have completed at the very least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant to the work of FAO, or be participants in a governmental or academic programme sponsoring assignments of recent graduates or students;
A working knowledge of English, French or Spanish is required. Knowledge of one of the other two, or Arabic, Chinese or Russian, is an asset;
Must not bear any of the following relationships to staff members of the Organization: son, daughter, brother, or sister.FAO Internships – Remuneration
Interns receive a monthly stipend from FAO up to the amount of US$700. In some cases, the terms of sponsored internships may vary depending upon the agreement between FAO and the institution sponsoring the intern. Interns or sponsoring institutions are responsible for travel and visa costs.FAO Internships – Important Considerations
Duration: for individual applicants, the assignment usually ranges from three months to a maximum period of six months;
Interns who are sponsored, the maximum duration of the internship is defined by the agreement between FAO and the sponsoring institution;
Applicants should apply to the Internship Programme only if they meet the minimum criteria.
FAO Internships – How to Apply
Interested candidates can apply online through iRecruitment in three easy steps:
Create the Personal Profile Form (PPF) online in iRecruitment
Attach a letter of motivation
Apply to the vacancy: “IRC3038: Call for Interest: Internship Programme”
Eligible applications will be retained for a maximum period of six months.
Only successful candidates will be contacted by FAO.
For iRecruitment user guidelines, please refer to the application toolkit
NOTE: The selection process is open throughout the year.
For more information and internship application details, see – FAO Internships – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Paid Internships