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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Internship: Migrating Out of Poverty 2013 Internship Scheme

Migrating out of Poverty 2013 Internship Scheme

The Migrating out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium, a DFID-funded
network with partners in West, East and southern Africa, South and
southeast Asia,
and the UK, is seeking up to 3 interns with an interest in the area of
and poverty who are able to commit 3 months to contribute to the work of the

Successful applicants will be based in one of the Consortium's core partner
organisations in Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa or Singapore, and
undertake a range of activities depending on the priorities of the Centre
in which
they are based, including: desk-based policy research; research related
relevant to the Migrating out of Poverty programme; engagement with core and
associate partners in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Bangladesh and Singapore;
drafting policy briefs and other materials for timely use in outreach work;
conducting media monitoring and analysis; or assistance with specific
communication and uptake activities. For more information about the
Migrating out
of Poverty Consortium please visit

Applicants should be recent graduates or postgraduate students with good
skills and a demonstrable interest in the area of migration. Those with a
interest in the relationship between migration and poverty are particularly
encouraged to apply. Starting dates are negotiable but likely to be from
2013 onwards.

Successful candidates will be supervised by the Director of the Centre in
the internship takes place or a designated representative, and will also
regularly with the Secretariat's UK-based Research Uptake Manager.

To apply

Please send:

· A covering letter outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience
meet the
criteria, and explaining your interest and motivation in applying.

· A 2-3 page brief CV to Angela Haynes by 15th December 2012. You can send
direct informal enquiries to .

Closing date:

December 15, 2012

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 4 weeks of the closing
date and
the final selections will be made after a telephone, skype or in person
Successful candidates will be asked to identify two referees who will be
approached to provide a confidential reference prior to confirmation of the
internship offer.

More information at:

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