World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide. Every year, we reach around 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries. WFP is part of the United Nations system and voluntarily funded.
Internship – World Food Programme Nordic Office
August 7th 2017- February 9th 2018
Are you passionate about humanitarian and development work? Do you want to work for a world with Zero Hunger? And do you want to gain experience within communication, outreach and advocacy? An internship at the World Food Programme’s Nordic Office in Copenhagen will give you the opportunity to build momentum and public and political will for the achievement of SDG2 in the world’s leading humanitarian organisation fighting hunger worldwide.
World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s leading humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide. Every year, we reach around 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries. WFP is part of the United Nations system and voluntarily funded.
WFP Nordic Office is located in Copenhagen in the UN City, which hosts 11 UN organisations. The Office raises awareness of the key role of WFP in reaching Zero Hunger and the results achieved together with its Nordic partners – the Nordic governments combined were the fifth largest donor to WFP in 2016 and top donors of flexible funds. The Nordic WFP Office aims to strengthen relationships to existing partners, further expand stakeholder relations and build informed constituencies. The overarching goals are:
· Create the enabling environment, the momentum and the political will for the achievement of Agenda 2030, with a special focus on prioritizing SDG2.
· Support WFP’s role as a leading solution provider and partner of excellence for the achievement of Agenda 2030, particularly for its work to reach the last first.
· Ensure that, in the conversations around SDG2, the voices of the people we serve are heard and taken into account.
Through our internship programme we employ 4 students – one from four of the Nordic countries; Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The internship starts on August 7th 2017 and ends on February 9th 2018. Under the direct supervision of the director of WFP’s Nordic Office, your main duties are:
Please be prepared to submit:
Terms and conditions:
The internship is full time. WFP pays a monthly stipend equivalent to maximum USD 600. WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation or travel to and from WFP internship location.
In preparation for the internship, you will have a full week of handover with the outgoing group of interns. The dates of the internship are therefore fixed.
Fill in and submit the below Internship Application form together with your application in English consisting of a CV and a cover letter (max one page) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: Monday 1st May 2017
Please make sure to state your respective country (Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden) and “WFP internship” in the subject line. Interviews in English by Skype will be scheduled to take place primo May.
Birgitte Keller Pedersen
World Food Programme
UN City, Marmorvej 51
Tel.: +45 45 33 53 50
For more information on WFP please visit:
Denmark: Website: da.wfp.org / Facebook: www.facebook.com/wfp.da / Twitter: WFP_DK/Instagram: wfp_dk
Finland: Website: fi.wfp.org / Facebook: www.facebook.com/fi.wfp / Twitter: WFP_FI/Instagram: wfp_fi
Norway: Website: no.wfp.org / Facebook: www.facebook.com/no.wfp / Twitter: WFP_NO/Instagram: wfp_no
Sweden: Website: sv.wfp.org / Facebook: www.facebook.com/sv.wfp / Twitter: WFP_SE/Instagram: wfp_se
WFP’s internship programme: http://www.wfp.org/about/vacancies/internship
NB: Do not send your application through this link!
Please also fill in and submit the application form together with your application and CV.