About World Health Organization (WHO):
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
About WHO Summer Internship 2015:
The duration of WHO internships is between a minimum of 6 weeks to a maximum of 12 weeks on a full-time basis. Exceptionally, internships may be extended up to 24 weeks to respond to special academic requirements or particular needs of the receiving programme
WHO internships are not paid. Travel costs, travel arrangements (including visas), and living accommodations are the responsibility of the intern or their sponsoring institution.
How to apply for an internship with WHO Headquarters:
Application Dates and Deadlines:
To be considered for a summer internship, applications are accepted between December 1 – January 31 each year.
Summer internships are usually held between May and October.
To be considered for a winter internship, applications are accepted between August 1 – September 30 each year.
Winter internships are usually held between November and April
Steps To Apply Online:
Step 1 : Submit your email address to receive your unique username and password to apply for a WHO/HQ Internship Programme using the online application system.
Step 2: Once you enter username you will receive a message “You have successfully registered your request for a user ID to submit your application for a WHO/HQ Internship/Volunteer. You will receive an automated email reply with your username and password for accessing the online form.” The application process requires filling a questionnaire that covers your education, current studies, language skills and experience etc.
Step 3: Fill The WHO Internship/Volunteer Application Form & Submit The Form
Apply Link: Click here
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