Saturday 20 July 2019
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1-year paid internship

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Jersey Overseas Aid invites applications for its coveted 1-year paid internship International development is an incredibly rewarding career, but getting your first job is hard. This exciting programme will give someone from Jersey the chance to spend 12 months learning the ropes with the professionals, including six months on assignment in a developing country. Starting in June/July 2019, you’ll spend two months in JOA’s office in St Helier, before transferring to UK Charity HelpAge International in London. By November/December you’ll be ready for your first field posting, in one of HelpAge’s offices in Africa or Asia. You’ll be paid an entry-level salary of around £20k, plus a London living allowance. You should have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any relevant topic
  • Demonstrable interest in the sector
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a full and varied workload
Some experience of working or travelling in developing countries would also be desirable. No age limit applies, and career-changers are welcome. However, you should be serious about embarking on a fulfilling but demanding new path, including being prepared to spend significant time in challenging places.

 

How to apply

To apply for this job please email t.lebas@joa.je.

For more information please visit www.joa.je.


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