CTA Internship in the Netherlands: Web 2.0 and Social Media for Development


CTA Internship in the Netherlands: Web 2.0 and Social Media for Development . The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has an opening for an intern within the Policies, Markets and ICTs Programme. In 2014/2015, CTA will extend the initiative to additional ACP countries in partnership with local host institutions. The intern will work under the guidance of the project team leader (acting as mentor) and in collaboration with the other team members. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 6 months Internship will start from August 2014. CTA has successfully implemented a series of training events known as Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunities in 35 ACP countries. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Wageningen, the Netherlands

Level: Internship


Field(s): CTA has an opening for an intern within the Policies, Markets and ICTs Programme. Internship title is ‘Intern Web 2.0 and Social Media Development.’


Deadline:

Funded By: Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): CTA Internship in the Netherlands are targeted for National of one of the ACP or EU States signatory to the Cotonou Agreement (79 African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union Member States).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Since 2009 CTA has successfully implemented a series of training events known as Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunities in 35 ACP countries. Each event lasts for 5 days and accommodates approximately 25-28 trainees who are selected on the basis of applications submitted after an open call.

Scholarship Duration: The duration of CTA Internship in the Netherlands

is 6 months (renewable once).

Scholarship covers: Participation in CTA activities will give you an invaluable experience at international level.
Internship stipend ( 800 per month for holder of a Bachelor’s degree, 1,000 for holder of a Master’s degree).
-Payment of travel costs when joining and leaving the Centre.
-Medical coverage for emergency cases of sickness and accident during the internship.


Description

Since 2009 CTA has successfully implemented a series of training events known as Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunities in 35 ACP countries.

This has resulted in approximately 3,000 trained people, 38% of whom women. Feedback from beneficiaries (individuals and institutions) has been extremely positive.

In May 2013 the project was awarded the WSIS Project Prize 2013 in the category e-agriculture.

‣ Each event lasts for 5 days and accommodates approximately 25-28 trainees who are selected on the basis of applications submitted after an open call.

‣ One day of the training is devoted to the introduction to the IMARK module Social Media for Development.

‣ This allows trainees to perfect their skills through self-learning. In 2014/2015, CTA will extend the initiative to additional ACP countries in partnership with local host institutions.

‣ A CTA Internship in the Netherlands team coordinates the implementation of the project. The intern will work under the guidance of the project team leader (acting as mentor) and in collaboration with the other team members.

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food and nutritional security, increase prosperity and encourage sound natural resource management in ACP countries.

Eligibility

To qualify for CTA Internship in the Netherlands, candidates must full fill all of the following requirements:

‣ Recent graduate, 29 years old maximum.

‣ National of one of the ACP or EU States signatory to the Cotonou Agreement (79 African, Caribbean and Pacific Statesand the

‣ European Union Member States).

‣ University degree in ICT or communication-related disciplines.

‣ Experience and keen interest in the area of ICTs, Web 2.0 and Social Media.


‣ Knowledge in managing CMS (Joomla) is welcome.
-Good organization, inter-personal and communication skills.


‣ Thorough knowledge of one of the Centre’s two working languages (French or English) and a satisfactory knowledge of the other.

Notification:

‣ Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Interested candidates are required to send the documents via email to Pascal Deleu, Human Resources Officer at intern4-at-cta.int.

‣ Required Documents:


  • A letter of motivation (maximum one page explaining why the candidate considers that he/she is in a position to successfully contribute to project implementation and what he/she expects to gain from the internship. The date of earliest availability should be specified as well);

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae, preferably EUROPASS format;

  • Copies of the highest diploma/degree as well as training certificates related to the position. Original documents are to be presented once a candidate is selected.
 
  • Two letters of recommendation and/or references.

‣ Please indicate in the “Subject” of the email the title ‘ICT4D and Web2forDev internship application’.

‣ Internship Application due on 30th May 2014.

‣ Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about CTA Internship in the Netherlands


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