WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
Computer Systems Engineer at Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology…
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
WFP’s ability to achieve its Strategic Objectives depends on its capacity to deliver food assistance that addresses the different needs and priorities of the women, men, girls and boys whom it serves. A world with zero hunger can be achieved only when everyone has equal opportunities, equal access to resources, and equal voice in the decisions that shape their households, communities and societies. WFP is committed to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment into all of its work and activities, to ensure that the different food security and nutrition needs of women, men, girls and boys are met.
WFP’s Internship opportunities are designed to promote a better understanding of the United Nations World Food Programme mandate and commitments. In Tanzania, the internship opportunities serve as a tool for students which augments their study and career development, and it also allows the organisation to benefit from the students specializing in fields relevant to activities carried out in the region.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Education: Currently enrolled in graduate level courses or recent graduates (within 6 months of graduation) from a Bachelor’s or Master’s program.
- Preferred field of study: Political Science, Sociology, Social Sciences, Development studies, International Development or other relevant programs. Additional qualifications in Monitoring and Evaluation, Computer Science, Information Management, and Statistics is an asset.
Experience: 0-2 years of experience
Languages: Advanced working knowledge in English language (proficiency/level C).
The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Gender and Protection of the RBJ/Tanzania. The position will be based at our Country Office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from 1 October 2021.