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The Oxfam Novib Academy looks for interns twice a year to start in February and September to assist teams with specific research questions. Being an Oxfam Novib Academy intern is a special opportunity, as you will be part of a group of like-minded students. The Oxfam Novib Academy organizes several activities for interns, such as workshops on Theory of Change and lobbying. Explore this blog to learn more about the Oxfam Novib Academy.

Applications for the  internship positions for the Spring period of 2018 are now open

1. Food, Land and Water team_private sector development internship

In the context of our work on Access to Land, Water and Inclusive Value Chains (ALIVE), Oxfam Novib has identified the need for an academic contribution towards implementation of program development and capacity building initiatives with regard to inclusive and sustainable value chains and private sector influencing with Oxfam country offices and Oxfam partners in a number of (French) speaking African countries.

2. Public communication internship

In the context of our work on Public Engagement, Oxfam Novib is looking for a student with a strong interest in public communication. Your work in this area will be focused on producing content that engages our audiences.  This internship allows applications in Dutch and in English and asks for a good command of the Dutch language.

3. Communication and campaigning in youth and employment projects

In the context of our work on Youth Active Citizenship, the Oxfam Novib Academy has identified the need for a communication specialist in the area of Youth and Work as an integral part of a long-term strategy on youth empowerment. In particular, work in this area could focus on publication of results of research and learning, communication on results of projects, evaluations and publication on websites and other media within our interventions to empower young people for work. The intern should also develop a strategy to show how to use the communication material for influencing and campaigning purposes.

4. Research for youth employment projects

In the context of our work on Youth as Active Citizens, Oxfam Novib has identified the need for research in the area of Youth Employment. Your work in this area will be focused on a (selection of) identified learning questions and needs to strengthen our program development and implementation:

5. Research for the youth active citizenship team in education

In the context of our work on Youth as Active Citizens, Oxfam Novib has identified the need for research and support on the project ‘A Quality Teacher for Every Child in Mali’ as well as on innovative transformative education models that prepare young people to become active citizens.

Gender, Justice and social inclusion

In the context of our work on inclusion of the most discriminated and marginalized people, Oxfam Novib has identified the need for research in the area working for advancing the rights of LGBTQI[1] people. Your work in this area will be focused on: (i) finalizing the mapping and writing track records on the work being implemented and experiences gained in the Oxfam Confederation to promote the rights of LGBTQI people, (ii) to finalise the mapping of the attitudes on working for LGBTQI rights within Oxfam Country Offices and Affiliates, and (iii) help setting up a Community of Practitioners working on LGBTQI rights.

[1] Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex

7. Qualitative research and impact measurement internship

In the context of our work on impact evaluations of Oxfam’s projects, Oxfam Novib has identified the need for qualitative impact research. Your work in this area will be focused on the design of impact studies (including doing literature reviews & drafting conceptual frameworks), the preparation of data collection (including drafting of questionnaires), the analysis of data & the production of knowledge products (such as reports, presentations or info-graphics).

8. Data visualization and impact evaluation internship

Oxfam Novib is launching impact evaluations for several high priority global programmes. The Impact Measurement and Knowledge team would like to maximize the use of this data, and ensure it is translated into practical knowledge products that aim to both improve programme implementation, increase staff learning and profile Oxfam Novib as a thought leader. The focus of this internship will be on presenting the results of impact studies in an attractive and user-friendly manner online mainly through the use of Power BI and possibly other software.

9. Quantitative research and impact measurement

In the context of our impact measurement and knowledge work, the Oxfam Novib Academy has identified the need for deeper analysis of existing impact evaluation data, and for a translation of this analysis into practical knowledge products. Additionally, there is a need for supporting the IMK team on analyzing baseline and follow up surveys on individual level on various themes, such as youth employment, food, land and water, social norms etc.

10. Conflict Studies with the focus on gender, displacement and human rights

In the context of our work on Conflict and Fragility, we have identified the need for continued research in the area of inclusive peace and security as an integral part of a long-term conflict transformation approach. In the context of our work on the Syria crisis, the global displacement crisis and EU migration policies, Oxfam Novib has also identified the need for research in the (voluntary) return of refugees to countries that are still in conflict, such as Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar.

11. Monitoring, evaluation and learning in conflict studies

In the context of our work on Conflict & Fragility, Oxfam Novib has identified the need for support and research in the area of monitoring, evaluation and learning trajectories.

12. Inequality and tax justice (communications and campaigning)

Even it Up is fighting extreme inequality and campaigning for fairer global tax rules. Google it, and you’ll get to know the campaign. In this role, you will be assisting campaigners in developing and implementing effective strategies. You’ll help develop exciting content and help organize stunts that will inspire people to support change.

13. Fair taxation and fiscal analysis

In this internship, your main assignment is to analyse, as far as possible, to what extent Chinese investors are paying their fair share of taxes in African and Asian countries. Next to this, you will support coordination and communications of the Fair Tax Monitor project, which includes an analysis of national tax systems in eight Asian and African countries by Oxfam country offices and local partner organizations.

Land Rights Now internship

In the context of our work on the GROW Campaign, the Oxfam Novib Academy has identified the need for research in the area of indigenous and community land rights, as a contribution to the Land Rights Now campaign.

 

If you are interested and want to apply for the internship, please apply by the 20th of November.

Please note that to be eligible for all internships at Oxfam Novib, you need to be enrolled in a university or an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship.

If you have any questions send us an email.

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