Creating future humanitarian leaders
Please note: Some internship and graduate programmes have been put on hold indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 global outbreak
WHAT IS TALENT DEVELOPMENT ?
The international relief and development sector has become increasingly complex and sophisticated, and as Islamic Relief (IR) continues to grow, attracting and retaining the right interns who believe in our mission, are committed to our values, and aim to fill increasingly demanding, technical and challenging vacancies. We are committed to continually engage and assist in the development and establishment of talented young individuals within the sector.
Over the last 4 years HAD has demonstrated its effectiveness in the development of young people having provided life-changing internship to 120 interns.
Through our association with Islamic Relief Worldwide, the Talent Development programme at the Humanitarian Academy for Development provides aspiring humanitarians with a range of entry-level work-based learning opportunities. Through this individuals are assigned to a combination of practical work assignments and comprehensive training activities. Talent Development supports young humanitarians through our:
There are many opportunities throughout various departments within Islamic Relief where you can find what is right for you. The roles are designed to give you a thorough insight and an understanding of a variety of functions, including:
> Research and Development
> Human Resources
Upon completion, applicants will be equipped to pursue a career within the humanitarian sector, or to explore other alternatives having gained transferable skills and knowledge applicable to all sectors.
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Through our partnership with Islamic Relief Worldwide, we have the capacity to send our interns to the 40+ field offices it has situated around the world. This is a fantastic opportunity for budding new humanitarians looking for first-hand, front-line experience.
The Internship Programme
A three-month work based learning opportunity through which graduates are assigned to a combination of practical work assignments and comprehensive training activities.
The Graduate Scheme
The scheme is designed to build the solid foundations in order to fast track the development of future leaders and technical experts.
The Global Internship Programme
This three-months field based opportunity aims to provide young people with an opportunity to experience working in the field and directly engaging and working with beneficiaries.
REGIONAL DESK INTERN – MIDDLE EAST REGION
VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT INTERN
REGIONAL DESK INTERN – ASIA REGION
GLOBAL ADVOCACY INTERN
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