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Title:                                                       Intern, Adolescents and Youth Programme

Location:                                                Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Full/Part time:                                       Full-Time /40 hours per week/

Duration:                                               6 months

Deadline for application:                     12 September 2021 5:00 pm (Ulaanbaatar time)


How you can make a difference:


UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

UNFPA Mongolia Country Office is currently implementing the 6th Country Programme for Mongolia, with a focus specifically on youth development, sexual and reproductive health and rights for youth, and addressing Gender-based Violence: contributing to the development of a policy environment that 1) promotes quality Sexual and Reproductive Health services for youth; 2) allows for the implementation of Life Skills Education programmes based on human rights and gender equality; 3) encourages greater youth participation and increased representation, particularly for girls, in national laws; and 4) advances stronger protection systems to address violence against women and girls with enhances multi-sectoral response, including in humanitarian settings.

The Country Programme, which covers the period from 2017 to 2022, is to help Mongolia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and it is closely coordinated with other UN agencies within the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).


The Position:

The purpose of the Internship Programme is to provide students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds exposure to development issues and a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of UNFPA.

Under the overall guidance of the Programme Specialist, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Adolescents and Youth and with the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst for Adolescents and Youth (A&Y), the Intern will support the A&Y programme team to implement the Youth portfolio activities, including the work towards youth development and participation, comprehensive sexuality education, and sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. A work plan for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon. Periodic progress meetings will lead to a beneficial environment for the Intern enhancing her/his skills and capacity in areas related to UNFPA's mandate.


Eligibility requirements:


Your Education:

  • The Intern should be a fresh graduate within one year or currently enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme or be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master's programme, or higher).
  • Preferred areas of studies are international development, youth development, gender studies, social sciences, or other similar subjects at the university level.

Your Knowledge and Experience:

  • Understanding research and creative thinking.
  • Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail.
  • The initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Previous volunteer experience from the non-profit sector or engagement with youth groups is an advantage.

Your Languages:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English and Mongolian are required
  • Please create one document which will contain both your CV and a brief cover letter.

Submission of application:


If you meet the requirements, please submit the application (Form_P11) along with personally tailored resume, a copy of your national ID, student ID submit the application to the

Notice: There is no application, processing, or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Post is advertised for Mongolian nationals only.


UNFPA Mongolia Country Office

UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201

Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3314, Fax: 976-11-353502