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World Food Programme Internship Opportunity: Paid

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment - stipend

Location: Rome, Italy 

Sector: Humanitarianism 

Start Date: June, 1st 2020

Wage or benefits: Maximum $1000 Stipend

Time CommitmentFull-time for 3 months

Desired Class Year: Students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework 

Desired Major or Interest: Students with backgrounds in fields related to impact evaluation such as Economics or Policy

Application Deadline: February 24th, 2020

Organization website: https://www.wfpusa.org

Brief Description of the organization:

Since 1962, the World Food Programme has been on the frontlines of the fight against hunger and famine. The organization reaches over 90 million of the world’s most vulnerable individuals in nearly 80 different countries. The WFP operates a variety of different programs including but not limited to emergency relief, food assistance, women empowerment, school meal assistance, small-scale farmer assistance, food loss reduction, and conflict survival. 

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Under the direct supervision of the Evaluation Officer (Impact Evaluation) the candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Conduct interviews with field coordinators and other staff engaging in WFP impact evaluations across the world to highlight our work on the ground.
  • Analyze baseline data from OEV-managed impact evaluations to illustrate the context and background for evaluation questions.
  • Support the preparation of a school-based programming window, including the review of literature, past impact evaluations, and published data. 
  • Develop outputs based on lessons learned about impact evaluation in WFP for internal and external communications.

How to apply: 

Interested students should apply via the WFP’s recruitment system found at https://www.wfp.org/careers/internships

This is an employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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