Fresher Project Support Internship Jobs – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International
Organization for Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job Grade: G-5
Reports to: Project Officer
Ref: IN: 01/09/016
About US:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM), established in
1951, is the leading international intergovernmental organization dealing with
migration.  IOM works to help ensure the
orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international
cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical
solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to
migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.
About Project:
IOM Mission in Uganda is currently implementing the project
“Strengthening Border Security in Uganda”, in partnership with the Directorate
of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) within the Ministry of Internal
Affairs. The aim of the project is to build the capacity of the Government of
Uganda to respond to transnational security threats through an integrated
border management approach. The project activities include the deployment of
border management information systems to multiple border control points,
provision of various trainings, construction of the Immigration Training
Academy, and establishment of immigration intelligence unit, among others.
Job Summary: The Project
Support Intern will support the Project Officer through the provision of
administrative and logistical support involved in the various trainings and
workshops, as well as with other project activities.
Key Duties and
Assist with organizing training programs and
workshops for government officials on various aspects of border management;
Coordinate with government agencies to ensure
and arrange the attendance of relevant officials at trainings and workshops;
Offer timely logistical assistance before,
during and after the various trainings and workshops;
Assist with the logistics for deploying border
management information systems at multiple border control points;
Assist with the coordination of various
activities aimed for inter-agency cooperation on border management; and
Perform all other duties as may be assigned by
the Project Officer. 
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the International
Organization for Migration IOM Project Support intern should hold a University
degree in International Relations, Human Rights, social sciences, development
studies or related field
One year of relevant experience in the public
sector or with NGOs
Previous experience in organizing conferences,
trainings and/or workshops;
Prior experience working with government
agencies in Uganda;
Excellent organizational and communication
Good understanding of and strong interest in
migration issues in Uganda and worldwide;
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in the use of
Microsoft Word and Excel; and
Demonstrable ability to take initiative and work
independently while also working with and learning from others.
Language:  Fluent in English
How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the International Organisation for
Migration (IOM) should send their resumes and three professional references
attached as one PDF document electronically via E-mail to:
Please clearly include the REFERENCE NUMBER and POSITION TITLE in the subject
line of the email.
Deadline: 26th September 2016
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