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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the lead United Nations agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. The UNFPA Country Office in The Gambia is inviting applications for the following internship openings:

  • Maternal Health and Family Planning
  • Youth and Innovation

The intern positions are located at the UNFPA Country Office. The selected candidates will report to the Programme Analyst Sexual and Reproductive Health and the Programme Analyst Adolescents and Youth respectively, with specific working relations with other Programme staff.

Though NOT staff members of UNFPA, the Interns will work as part of a team, led by the UNFPA Representative. They will work in close collaboration with the Programmes Team to ensure effective support to the Country Office on various programmatic issues.

The full TORs are attached above.

All Interested applicants must submit their cover letter, updated curriculum vitae and a one-page project concept note on one of the following themes via email to:

Internship Interest Area

Project Concept Theme

Maternal Health and Family Planning

  1. Ending preventable maternal deaths in The Gambia
  2. Ending the unmet need for Family Planning in The Gambia
  3. Strengthening male involvement in improving pregnancy outcomes

Youth and Innovation

  1. Promoting youth leadership and participation
  2. Promoting adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive health
  3. Innovative approach to improving out-of-school Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Applicants are also encouraged to register on UNFPA’s internship roster via the following link:

Please note that no paper or hard copy application will be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 18th May 2022

For further information, please contact us at Tel: (+220) 3360159 / 3303073