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Payed Internship – Innovation Unit

Deadline for application: 
28 Feb 2017
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
Terre des hommes


Goal of the internship: support the newly formed innovation unit in knowledge management, communication and coordination.

Activity rate : 100% 
Length of internship : ideally 6 months (at least 3 months) 
Salary : 1'500 CHF per month 
Sarting date : asap, latest 1st March 

Competencies and experience required 

  • University training in social or political science, or international relations 
  • Fluency in English and French (Spanish is an advantage) 
  • Autonomy 
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm 
  • Analytical mindset 
  • Excellent editorial skills 

Years of professional experince required: 0 - 6 months

Main tasks 

Knowledge management 45%

  • Development of an "innovation" document database

Logistics and coordination 25%

  • Support the organisation of an « Innovation Challenge »
  • Encouraging ideas creation and brainstorming internally and externally

Institutional strategy & policies 10%

  • Support for the drafting of strategic documents

Fund raising 10%

  • Market monitoring for financing opportunities in the innovation field

Communication 10%

  • Defining the format and launching a monthly Innovation news


For more information about this position please see attached Terms of Reference or click here.

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This project is funded by: