Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Intern
Contract duration: 6 Months
Oct 27, 2017, 10:17:39 AM
Nov 10, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations organization that specialized in public health. Our goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over Nigeria. Working through offices in in all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. Together we strive to combat diseases – infectious diseases like tuberculosis, polio, influenza and HIV and non-communicable ones like cancer and heart disease.
WHO’s Speechwriter intern is responsible for developing high-impact communications for the WHO Country Representative (WR). This internship requires strategic thinking with the ability to deliver consistently high quality, well-written, thought-provoking materials under pressure and tight deadlines.
Required Skills and Experience
Please note that internships at WHO are very competitive and only a small number of applicants will be accepted each year. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
– All internships at WHO are unpaid and full-time.
– The duration of WHO internships is between six weeks and six months, depending on the requirements of the programme.
– Interns are NOT eligible for appointment to any position in WHO for a period of three months following the end of the internship.
All applications for WHO Internships are acknowledged when received and if the applicant passes the initial screening will be made available to technical units for review.
If selected for a WHO Internship, you will be required to provide certified copies of proof of enrolment in a course of study and proof of personal medical insurance (illness) coverage.
An important reminder: WHO Internships are not paid. Living abroad is expensive. All intern candidates should be aware of these factors before they consider applying for a WHO Internship. WHO does not provide financial support and interns are encouraged to seek funding from other external sources.
Please note: WHO does not charge for internships.