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Title:                                          Intern, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right (SRHR)

Location:                                   Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Full/Part time:                          Part time/ 20 hours per week (min. 3 times a week at the office, and/or to work remotely the remaining time)

Duration:                                   6 months

Deadline for application:        26 May 2022, 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 to 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 on youth SRHR, youth development and prevention of gender-based violence. The Country Programme, which covers the period from 2017 to 2022, is supporting Mongolia to 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, SRHR and AY, the intern will assist to SRHR portfolio activities, including the work towards ending preventable maternal death and promoting universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights among the women and adolescent girls. The detailed work plan for the duration of the internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon selection of the candidate. 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:


Applicants to UNFPA’s internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  2. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  3. Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
  4. Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship programme and undertake the internship as part of this programme.
  • Preferred areas of studies are public health, international development, medical sciences, social sciences or other similar subject at the university level.


Your Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good writing and analytical skills, and creative thinking;
  • Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail;
  • Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work harmoniously with staff members of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Previous volunteer experience or engagement with youth group is an advantage.


Your Languages:


Good written and oral skills in English and in Mongolian languages are required.

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 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