Internship (Emergency Preparedness / Gender)

20 April 2018

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The UNFPA 2018-2021 country programme contributes to advancing sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights for all Sri Lankans, particularly among women and young people, and to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The objective of this internship is to support the Emergency response and preparedness work of the country office in the context of the South-West Monsoon.

The UNFPA Internship Programme offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA programmes. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA’s work.

Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.

This internship position will be under the supervision of National Programme and Policy Analyst – Gender and Women’s Rights.

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Please submit your resume with a cover letter and contact details of three-non related referees and e-mail it to:

Please specify the job tile that you are applying for on the ‘subject’ line and address the letter to the UNFPA Representative.

No hard copy applications will be accepted. Only short-listed applications will be acknowledged.

Application deadline: 20 April 2018