Job Title: Research Intern – Capacity Building
Start date : January 2020
End date : April, 2020 (can be discussed)
UICC is dedicated to taking the lead in convening, capacity building and advocacy initiatives that unite and support the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues in the world health and development agenda.
Founded in 1933 and based in Geneva, Switzerland, UICC is the largest and oldest international cancer organisation. With over 1,100 members and 56 partners across 170 countries, UICC features the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, research and treatment institutes, patient groups, and industry leaders.
UICC has more than 50 years of experience in providing training and capacity building across the field of cancer control. Our capacity building initiatives aim to promote greater equity in cancer control by supporting our member organisations in doing a better job tomorrow than they do today, and increasing their impact by scaling up relevance, reach, and sustainability in their own settings. The Capacity Building portfolio includes a range of activities such as grants and fellowships, leadership development opportunities, education and training, and regional engagement.
We are looking for an intern to join the Capacity Building team in Geneva, Switzerland to provide support in delivering our key projects. Specifically, the project of the intern will be to ‘Document impact of UICC’s capacity building activities on the cancer community’
We are looking for a Communication & Research Intern to join the Capacity Building team in Geneva, Switzerland to provide instrumental support in delivering our key projects. Responsibilities will include, but are not necessarily limited to:
The successful candidate will have the flexibility to work either part- and/or full-time hours (to be discussed during interview – minimum 20 hours) at the UICC office in Geneva, Switzerland.
8 December 2019: All applications must include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
Please address your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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