Intern at International Organization for Migration Zambians

Position Title : Intern-Migration Policy Research Division
Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland
Classification : Intern, Grade OTHE
Type of Appointment : Internship, 6 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 01 September 2016
Reference: INT 2016/11
Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration
and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM
is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by
providing services and advice to governments and migrants.
The Migration Policy Research Division is responsible for supporting IOM’s worldwide efforts in
developing and conducting policy-oriented migration research, as well as implementing its own
research projects in order to inform program delivery and policy development. It promotes
deeper and more nuanced understandings of international migration within and outside IOM,
and is responsible for the preparation of IOM’s flagship publication, the World Migration Report.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
The Intern will work under the overall guidance and general supervision of the Head of the
Research Division and work closely with colleagues in the Division. The Intern will have the
following duties and responsibilities:
  1. Assist with desk-based research tasks and related research assistance to support authors in the preparation of research papers and reports for publication on a range of migration topics.
  2. Assist in the preparation of IOM strategic documents (Research Strategy, Info Sheet, Policy Briefs, Issue Papers, Quarterly Reports, etc.).
  3. Assist with the preparation of regular contributions for the research section of IOM’s website and IOM’s intranet.
  4. Assist in the development of research project documentation, such as concept notes, project proposals, donor agreements and project reporting.
  5. Assist with the preparation and conduct of the migration expert speaker series in HQ.
  6. Respond to internal and external research queries.
  7. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
    Required Qualifications and Experience:
    Education & Experience
Advanced degree from an accredited academic institution in a field of study related to migration or other relevant social sciences (e.g. humanitarian affairs, development studies, political science, international relations or a related field), or the equivalent combination of work experience in a related area.
The intern will have the following demonstrable skills:
  • Strong interest in migration issues;
  • Excellent research, writing, communication and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written);
  • Good level of computer literacy;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to understand the Organization’s structure and portfolios;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and
  • professional backgrounds;
  • Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines; and
  • Practical experience of how to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.
  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, Spanish, Italian, or Arabic is an advantage.Desirable Competencies:
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  • Planning and Organizing - plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism - displays mastery of subject matter
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  • Technological Awareness - displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization - works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.Other:
Motivation Letter
It is a requirement for each applicant to submit a motivation/cover letter.
Personal Development
The incumbent will acquire knowledge in the area of Migration Policy Research. He/She will
also gain in-site experience in working with the Research Division of an international multi-cultural
environment, with an intergovernmental organization.
Carte de Legitimation
The organization will obtain the ‘carte de legitimation’ for the duration of the internship for the
selected candidate. A monthly stipend will be paid.

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment
system, by 01 September 2016 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
For further information, please refer to:
In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You can track the progress of your application on
your personal application page in the IOM e-recruitment system.
Posting period:
From 26.08.2016 to 01.09.2016
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