Application for “UNESCO Internship Program” 2017 Now Starts

News Cuttings, Talent Development


The Talents Development Committee, the Macao Foundation and the Tertiary Education Services Office have jointly launched the “UNESCO Internship Program” (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Program’). Those admitted to the Program will be offer internships in UNESCO Headquarters, offices or their affiliated institutions with grants issued by Macao SAR Government. The duration for registration is from March 15 to April 13.

This Program is launched for the first time by the Macao SAR Government, to provide young people in Macao with opportunities to practice in international organizations, by which they could expand their international perspectives and promote their professional growths with the accumulating working experiences. Each year, up to 10 eligible Macao residents are allowed to practice in internship positions offered by UNESCO. Such positions cover: Social and Human Sciences, Science and Technology and Innovation, Human Resources, Communication, and Cultural Heritage. The internship of destinations include: Cameroon, Mozambique, and Peru.

Applications are available for those who hold a Macao Permanent Resident Identity Card, a certificate of professional degree (bachelor's or above) specified for the internship position issued in academic year 2015/2016 or academic year 2016/2017, and have the appropriate required language proficiency. The maximum duration of the internship is 12 months. The specific date of the internship is subject to the Admission Notice from UNESCO. The round trip travel expenses and the monthly living allowance of MOP$ 12,000 shall be granted by the SAR Government.

With the application documents reviewed and approved, a List of Candidates shall be prepared for UNESCO to make admission decision through selection. The finalized results shall be published on the website of the Talents Development Committee by the end of June.

For more details/ application, please log in the Committee Website (www.scdt.gov.mo). For enquiries, please call Ms. Chou or Ms. Ng at Tel. 28555108 in office hours.

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