Internship available in the Ageing and Life Course Department at the World Health Organization to support and conduct research to inform the Global Campaign to Combat Ageism.

Location: WHO Headquarters office in Geneva, Switzerland

Duration: 4 – 6 months (ideal start date in February / March 2018)

Closing date for applications: 15 February 2018

Brief overview

This internship will assist in providing the evidence to support the development of the Global Campaign to Combat Ageism that is being led by WHO. In this internship, the selected applicant will be able to:

  • Conduct a literature review to assess prevalence of ageism in one or two domains where ageism may be expressed (e.g. access to healthcare, access to employment).
  • Support the development of the Global Report on Ageism
  • Support the coordination of the group of research leads responsible for the conduct of a set of systematic reviews that will inform the Global Report on Ageism.

Please follow this link to learn more and to see how to apply

http://who.int/ageing/WHO-ALC-internship-ageism-20122017.pdf

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If you are interested in this internship opportunity please send your CV, a cover letter and a sample of your writing (preferably peer-reviewed publication) to Dr Vânia de la Fuente-Núñez delafuentenunez@who.int. Please also send any queries to this email address.