International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Humanitarian Fellowship at Communications Department
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
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Posted date 1st May, 2022 Last date to apply 16th May, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Peshawar
Category Community & Social Services
Type Internship Positions 1
Status Closed

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peshawar is pleased to announce one Humanitarian Fellowship for a period of three months starting from 01 June 2022.

ICRC Humantarian Fellowship allows for a general understanding of the ICRC, its mandate and activities in Pakistan and provide an opportunity for students to gain exposure to a real work environment of the ICRC. 

The Humanitarian Fellowship will work with Communication department of the ICRC in Peshawar. During this fellowship they will be engaged in number of tasks including research, drafting, vetting, organising dissemination and media sessions, organizational and administrative support, translation and other assignments related to various activities of the ICRC Sub Delegation in Peshawar.

Qualifications

We are looking for candidates who meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or media studies.
  • Proficiency in English and Urdu (written and spoken).
  • Excellent Computer skills (standard software).
  • Proven ability and willingness to work in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills
  • Available for minimum 3 months or more.
  • Graduates who had finished their studies in one of the above-mentioned disciplines not later than a year from the date of commencement of the fellowship.
  • The intern may be asked to perform duties and tasks not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other departments when necessary.

 

Important: For enrolled students, the applicant must provide in writing a permission of the full-time availability for the fellowship period from the head of the department, in case the applicant is selected.

Applications that do not fulfil the above conditions will not be considered.

 

Successful candidates will also meet the following criteria:

  • A manifest interest for humanitarian action/issues and the ICRC.
  • Ability to think strategically, to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, and to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Capacity for research and analytical writing.
  • Capacity for thinking out-of-the-box and for generating ideas and initiatives.
  • Flexibility and ability to assist with a variety of tasks.

Stipend

Recruited humanitarian fellow will be offered a 3-month paid contract with monthly stipend of PKR 20,000/-. The position is based at ICRC Sub Delegation in Peshawar.

Please note that ICRC will not provide any kind of boarding and lodging facility

How to apply

Your application should be submitted no later than 16.05.2022 and each application should consist of the following three documents:

  1. A personal statement by the student, maximum 400 words, on his/her motivation for an internship at the ICRC; and
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Letter of recommendation from Dean/Head of Department;

Do not send any documents other than the three listed above. Late or incomplete applications that do not meet the stated requirements, will not be considered.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an equal opportunity employer.

Females are encouraged to apply.

We are grateful to all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Requirements


  1. Upload following documents with your Internship application.

    i) A complete and up-to-date CV.
    ii) Your personal statement. Maximum 400 words - on your motivation for an internship at the ICRC.
    iii) Letter of recommendation from Dean/Head of Department.
    You will get an option to upload them when you will click Next Step button below.
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