Application Deadline: February 28th 2021
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation comprised of 37 member countries, that works to build better policies for better lives.
The OECD Internship Programme is designed to bring highly qualified and motivated students with diverse backgrounds into the Organisation to work on projects linked to the Strategic Orientations of the Secretary-General and to support the corporate functions of the Organisation. Its main goal is to give successful candidates the opportunity to improve their analytical and technical skills in an international environment.
Successful candidates will carry out research and provide support to Policy Analysts in one of the following areas. Please note that the list is non-exhaustive.
For internships in the Corporate functions, successful candidates will be involved in one of the following areas:
Research, data analysis and drafting
Liaison and outreach
Interns in support of the Corporate Functions will be involved in:
Are interns paid?
Interns at the OECD do not receive a salary. However, the OECD grants a contribution to living expenses of around 700 euros per calendar month worked.
Are interns insured?
The OECD does not insure interns. Interns will have to provide proof of medical insurance before they take up duty.
Can the OECD help me obtain my Visa? Yes. If selected for an internship, OECD staff will assist you to obtain a Visa. 17. Does the OECD provide accommodation for non-local interns? The OECD does not provide accommodation to interns. However, we do provide information on how to find housing in Paris.
Does the OECD provide travel costs to and from Paris for interns? No, the OECD does not provide or reimburse travel costs. 19.What are the usual working hours for interns at the OECD? The internship requires you to be in the office 40h per week / 8 hours a day and the working week is Monday to Friday.
The duration of the internship is for a period between one and six months (renewable for another six months up to a total of twelve months), on a full-time basis. Please indicate your availability clearly in your application form.
For more information on the OECD Internship Programme please visit the Frequently Asked Questions webpage.
Due to the high volume of applications expected, the OECD Internship Office is not in a position to provide individual feedback. Therefore,only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Directorates for an interview.
If you are not contacted by Directorate hiring teams within three months following your application’s submission, you can assume your application has not been retained on this occasion and you can apply again according to the calendar on our website. Please remember you will still need to be enrolled as a student during the internship period.
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