The British High Commission Yaounde (BHC Yaounde) has an opening for four (4) interns to work for three months slots each during the period February 2014- January 2015. We are looking for students with an interest and ability in political and communication work.
The intern will work with the Political and Communication team to monitor local and international news on a daily basis producing interesting daily news summaries for the team. The intern will also carry out other duties that will be required of her/him by the section as need arises. A mastery of the English Language, writing skills and other digital communication skills are key requirements.
Applications must be accompanied by documentary evidence (i.e. a letter of confirmation from a university) of continuing matriculation, university transcripts, an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a short essay in English (about 200-250 words) outlining the applicant's motivation for doing an internship.
Eligibility and conditions
Applicants must be holders if a Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) and be enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school (working towards a second university degree or higher) at the time of application and during the internship.
Undergraduates who have not completed at least three years of full-time studies and those graduates with a higher degree who have already completed all of their studies are not eligible to participate in the internship programme. Students who have completed in-class studies and are required to complete an internship as a requirement for the award of their diploma/degree may be accepted.
Fields of study
Fields of study include economic, social and political sciences, journalism, media, publishing, information technology, international relations and law.
This is a great opportunity to experience work in a diplomatic environment that is diverse and inclusive. This is an unpaid internship. However successful applicant will be given a monthly transport allowance.
Applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager, British High Commission, Avenue Winston Churchill, BP 547, Yaoundé. Please mark clearly on the envelope Ref: POLCOM INTERN
Deadline for receipt of applications: 7th February 2014 at 1:00 pm.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
The British High Commission is an equal opportunities employer.