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OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID): Graduate Internship recruitment 2017
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OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID): Graduate Internship recruitment 2017

In line with the vision statement, which is “to aspire to a world where Sustainable Development, centered on human capacity-building, is a reality for all”, OFID provides the opportunity of an Internship Program for students from diverse academic backgrounds to build their capacity by enriching their educational experience through practical day-to-day work in an International Organization. 

The duration of the program will be a period of up to three months on a full time basis. The program will be opened twice a year, namely:


1. Summer period i.e. from beginning of July until end of September, with the deadline of application April 1st

2. Spring period i.e. from beginning of January until end of March, with the deadline of application October 1st


Due to the expected large volume of applications, OFID would only enter into further correspondence with short-listed candidates.

The selected candidate must be able to present a valid health or medical insurance policy in Austria or a similar arrangement under or in accordance with which the candidate will be fully medically covered during the duration of the program.

S/he must also be requested to supply the following documents:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • Copy of University Degree or equivalent OR an original letter of confirmation from a university/school certifying the enrolment of the applicant as an undergraduate student at the said university/school
  • Copy of up-to-date university transcripts showing the cumulative GPA
  • A short essay in English (about 150-250 words) outlining the applicant's motivation for seeking internship under the Program. 
To apply click here

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