FAO Internship programme for indigenous youth
This is an excellent opportunity for indigenous youth to gain experience in the work of FAO. The selected candidates will be recruited as early as end of September 2017 and will receive an allowance to cover travel cost and support their living expenses.
FAO is offering internship positions for indigenous youth based in their headquarters in Rome, Italy and decentralized offices.
Check the job descriptions and click on them to find out more about the positions and their specific requirements.
FAO Headquarters – Rome, Italy
- Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department: Farmer Field School Intern
- Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department: Horticulture Intern
- Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department: Pastoralist Knowledge Hub Intern
- Economic and Social Development Department: Nutrition Education Intern
- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department: Fisheries Intern
- Forestry Department: Forest and Farm Facility Intern
- FAO Representation Tanzania: Gender Equality and Women’s empowerment Intern
FAO Asia and the Pacific
- Regional Office, Thailand: Social Protection Intern
- FAO Representation Bangladesh: Indigenous Issues Intern
- FAO Representation Myanmar: Programme Intern
- FAO Representation Nepal: Social Inclusion Intern
- FAO Representation Philippines: Indigenous Issues Intern
FAO Latin America and the Caribbean
- Sub-regional Office for Mesoamerica, Panama: Indigenous Issues Intern
- FAO Representation Ecuador: Climate Smart Livestock Intern
- FAO Representation El Salvador: Governance of Food and Nutrition Security Intern
- FAO Representation Honduras: School Feeding Intern
- FAO Representation Paraguay: Programme Intern
How can I apply to one of the positions?
If you are interested in any of these positions, you can apply via the FAO iRecruitment website at http://www.fao.org/employment/irecruitment-access/and complete the on-line application form. You will have to create a Personal Profile Form (PPF) and apply to the Call for Application for your Region of interest.
If you have already applied to the programme or you are planning to apply, please send your application to Ghislaine.Nicolaas@fao.org by Friday 15 September. The e-mail should include the following information:
- A copy of your Personal Profile Form, which you can complete and download from the FAO iRecruitment system.
- A copy of your Motivation Letter, specifying to which indigenous people you belong to.
- The job description or area of work you are interested in.
For more information please visit: http://www.fao.org/indigenous-peoples/news-article/en/c/1029966/