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IIP-Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students
Time Away: Summer Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization
Program Group: International Internship Program Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks
Program Adviser: Shahreen Rahman
Program Description:
Program Description:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Organization Overview

FAO is an intergovernmental organization present in over 130 countries. The Organization is comprised of 194 Member States, two associate members and one member organization – The European Union.  FAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Their goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. They believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger.

Join them in creating a #ZeroHunger world.

Intern Responsibilities:

FAO Intern
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations promotes policies and strategies aiming at the sustainable and responsible development of fisheries and aquaculture in inland and marine waters. For this purpose, the Department provides discussion fora, information, legal and policy frameworks, codes and guidelines, options for strategies, scientific advice, and training material, among others.

The IIP intern will support activities of the Policy, Economics and Institutions Branch of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department on fisheries topics included but not limited to, economics, food security and nutrition, tenure and user rights, co-management and small-scale fisheries.
Strong writing, analytical and research skills are essential, as well as an ability to work individually and collaboratively in multi-cultural and multi-lingual groups.

Specific projects and/or responsibilities are flexible, subject to activities and needs at the time of the internship and the interests of the IIP intern. Every effort is made to find mutually constructive, interesting and beneficial tasks.

Preferred qualifications include: Sound knowledge of micro-economics, preferably with knowledge of natural resource economics; International public policy and governance; International development; and Strong writing skills. 
Candidates with a background or interests in economics and statistics, policy, natural resource management, and sustainable development are encouraged to apply. 
Juniors are encouraged to apply.

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