Internship with The World Bank

Posted on December 12th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: candidates possessing undergraduate degree and pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD Remuneration: an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses

Description

The World Bank offers internships to young people interested to learn more about the economic and social issues that affect people’s lives around the world. The programme offers opportunities for study and work that provide hands-on experience.

The Bank Internship Programme offers graduate students an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international environment.

Eligibility Possess an undergraduate degree; Enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity); Generally, successful... Read More »

The World Bank Winter Internships in Washington

Posted on October 26th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 October 2015 Open to: candidates must possess an undergraduate degree and already be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity) Remuneration: paid hourly salary and allowance towards travel expenses

Description

The World Bank Group Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. Winter internships are done between December and March. Most positions are located in Washington, D.C. (some positions are offered in country offices) and are a minimum of four weeks in duration.

The job descriptions for interns vary. Some interns research particular projects while... Read More »

Visiting Fellowships at Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Posted on September 14th, 2015 in Archive9 Responses »

Deadline: 1 November 2015 Open to: scholars and practitioners from any country who conduct international research on themes of democracy and/or human development Fellowship: includes stipend, travel expenses and medical insurance benefits

Description

Since 1983, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies has offered visiting fellowships to promote interdisciplinary international research in a supportive community of scholars. This widely respected residential program offers time to pursue scholarly inquiry, advance personal research, and collaborate with other scholars and practitioners from across the US and around the globe. Visiting fellows pursue research related to Kellogg Institute themes of democracy and human development, share their research with the Notre Dame scholarly community, and have the opportunity to publish in Kellogg’s peer-reviewed Working Paper Series.

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Data Visualization Competition about Human Development

Posted on March 13th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 March 2015 Open to: everyone, with no geographical or age restrictions Prize: a plane ticket, three days of accommodation in Cartagena, Columbia and featuring in HDRO’s data visualization gallery

Description

The Human Development Report Office (HDRO) of the United Nations Development Programe is organizing a data visualization competition and inviting users and artists to interpret provided human development data. Both infographics and interactive visualizations are eligible for submission. The Competition is hosted in the context of Cartagena DataFest 2015, a three day festival in Colombia focused on solving critical gaps in coverage, access and analysis of data.

Entries will be judged on a combination of originality, artistry, understanding of the data, clarity of information and usefulness to the viewer.... Read More »

AGFUND for Fighting the Phenomenon of Street Children

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June, 2013 Open to: UN, International and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, NGOs, universities and research centers all over the world Grants: US $ 500,000 allocated for four categories

Description

The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) announced the start of nomination for AGFUND international prize for pioneering human development projects in the field of “Fighting the Phenomenon of Street Children”. AGFUND invites the UN, International and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, NGOs, universities and research centers all over the world to submit their nominations for the prize which is worth US $ 500,000 allocated for its four categories. The selection of “Fighting the Phenomenon of Street Children” as subject for AGFUND Prize aims to encourage the protection of children subject to... Read More »

Commonwealth Foundation’s Civil Society Responsive Grants

Posted on August 11th, 2011 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2011 Open to: Commonwealth developing countries (list of this countries can be found here) Grant: From £5,000 to £12,500

Description

The Commonwealth Foundation is an inter-governmental organization supported by Commonwealth governments to provide support towards strengthening of civil society for sustainable development, democracy and intercultural learning within the commonwealth countries. It has grantmaking programmes for NGOs specifically for supporting activities that involve intercultural exchange: such as short training courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, cultural festivals, exchanges and study visits in other Commonwealth countries. The Civil Society Responsive Grant programme of the Foundation is specifically for NGOs in Commonwealth developing countries. 

Eligibility

If your organization is planning a regional or international workshop or an exchange visit to another NGO or project, but you are in need of grant support, then one of the best possible options is applying for the Commonwealth Foundation’s Civil... Read More »