IOM – International Organisation for Migration is Recruiting Interns (2024)

Closes 27 Feb 2024

IOM (International Organization for Migration) was established in 1951 and is the leading UN agency in
the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and nongovernmental 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.

IOM International Organization for Migration, or as it was first known, the Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe (PICMME), was born in 1951 out of the chaos and displacement of Western Europe following the Second World War.

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The Internship Programme targets young, talented students and graduates willing to gain
practical experience in a field relevant to the Organization through their involvement in daily
working activities in migration-related areas, support/administrative functions and/or different
thematic areas.


The Intern will work under the direct supervision of the Regional Human Resources Officer and
in collaboration with relevant units at Regional Office and Country Offices, the successful
candidate will contribute to the effective administrative and HR functions in the Regional Office.
Essential functions are as follows:
Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with the recruitment processes by administering tests, taking notes during
    interviews, preparing all the required documentation and materials, sending
    communications to candidates, and any other related activity as assigned.
  2. Support with pre-employment activities, coordination of orientation sessions,
    arrangement for security briefing and medical examinations, creation of personal file, etc.
  3. Update the attendance records and reconcile leave quotas based on supporting
  4. Support separation processes by collecting necessary documentation, drafting forms,
    making basic calculations, obtaining approvals and coordinating with relevant units

Required qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or related field
    with zero years of relevant professional experience.
    Eligibility Requirements – Applicants must, at the time of application, meet one of the following
    a) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum
    Bachelor’s level); or
    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
    c) Have graduated with a University Degree (as defined in (a) or (b) above) and, if selected, must
    commence the internship within one year of graduation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail and
  • Attention to detail, ability to organize folders and paperwork in a methodical way;
  • Discreet, patient and willingness to learn new things; and,
  • Familiar with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government
    Fluency in English is required for this position. Knowledge of local languages is an advantage.
    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
    differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
    consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed
    manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly
    Core Competencies
  • Teamwork: Establishes strong relationships with colleagues and partners; relates well to
    people at all levels.
  • Delivering results: Produces quality results and provides quality services to clients.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Shares knowledge and learning willingly, and
    proactively seeks to learn from the experiences of others.
  • Accountability: Accepts and gives constructive criticism; acknowledges and corrects
    mistakes and apply lessons learned for improvement.

Method of application:

If you are interested in this internship opportunity and meet the minimum requirements, please send
your letter of motivation, up-to-date Resume/CV, copy of ID, education certificates and other
credential documents to

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