United Nations University is offering PhD Internship gives registered doctoral students in Finland. This is an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest. This is a paid internship programme for 3 consecutive months.

Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme and have shown ability to conduct research on developing economies. Preference is given to applicants who are living or working in developing countries and who are at later stages of the PhD.

 

Field of Internship

Internship is offered to conduct research on developing economies.

Internship Provider: United Nations University

 

Country of Internship

Finland

 

Applicant Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme and have shown ability to conduct research on developing economies. Candidates working in other social sciences may apply but should keep in mind that UNU-WIDER is an economics-focused institute. Candidates should be fluent in oral and written English and possess good quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills. Preference is given to applicants who are living or working in developing countries and who are at later stages of the PhD.

International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme. Preference is given to applicants who are living or working in developing countries and who are at later stages of the PhD.

 

Is this paid internship?

UNU-WIDER provides a travel grant to cover the costs of travel to and from the location of your PhD granting institution, medical insurance (for medical and hospital services resulting from sickness and accident during your stay at UNU-WIDER), and a monthly stipend of EUR 1,600 to cover living expenses in Helsinki during the period of their internship. The programme does not cover expenses related to dependents.

 

Description

PhD Internship Programme gives registered doctoral students an opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER for their PhD dissertation or thesis research, and to work with UNU-WIDER researchers in areas of mutual interest.

 

Internship Duration

The duration of internship is 3 months.

Selected applicants will be informed by email of the final decision within four weeks of the closing deadline. The selected applicants must confirm their decision to take up UNU-WIDER’s offer two weeks after being contacted.

 

How to Apply

UNU-WIDER only receives online applications for the PhD Internship Programme twice each year. Deadlines for submission of applications are 31 March and 30 September 23:59 EEST each year. When applying in September, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER in the period February-June of the following year and when applying in March, you would be visiting UNU-WIDER in the period August-November of the same year.

 

Internship Application Deadline: Deadlines for submission of applications are March 31 and September 30 23:59 EEST each year.

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