Welcome to our first installation of Exponent Jobs, a weekly blog post that curates promising job opportunities for young Africans both in Africa and around the world. We publish this blog every Friday, so please check and make sure to follow The African Exponent on Facebook to make sure that you don’t miss out on opportunities that could change your life.
1. UNDP Accelerator Labs Employment Opportunity
UNDP is building the largest and fastest learning global network on development challenges.
The organization is currently looking for 90 people across 30 countries who fit any of these descriptions: designer, product manager, data scientist, community builder, ethnographer, social anthropologist, social entrepreneur, architect, design researcher, environmentalist, psychologist, journalist, or creative problem-solver.
UNDP identifies grassroots solutions and stretches their potential to accelerate development. UNDP will apply experimentation closely with government partners to grow this as a mode of operating to reduce costs of large-scale public sector reforms.
Interested? Click HERE for more information.
2. Home-Based Online English Teacher
Work from any location as an online English Language tutor for non-English speaking nationals.
All you need is a computer and internet access.
- 20 Years and older
- Bachelor Degree
- Good English Language communication skills
- Teaching Hours availability
- Computer, Internet, Webcam, and Headphones
- Quiet Well-lit clutter free space in your home
Interested? Click HERE for more information
3. World Bank Young Professionals Opportunity
The WBG YPP is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group. Young Professionals are recruited from around the world with various academic and professional backgrounds relevant to the World Bank, IFC and MIGA.
The organization is looking for applicants who demonstrate a passion for international development, a graduate education, relevant professional experience, and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles across our institutions.
To be considered for the WBG YPP, applicants must:
- Be born on or after October 1, 1988
- Have a degree
- Be fluent in English
For more information and application details, click HERE
4. LionBridge Online Search Engine Evaluator
Search engines like Google and Bing rely on user feedback to update their algorithms in ways that serve people better.
You could be one of the people who fills out feedback forms and lets them know what they need to do in order to improve.
About Lion Bridge: We are bridge-builders. Barrier-breakers. Linguistic experts and cultural translators. We build deep relationships with the biggest brands in the world, so they can build deeper relationships with their customers. We’re fluent in 350+ languages, and we work from more than 5,000 cities as we combine human empathy and machine intelligence.
Interested? Click HERE for more information
5. United Nations Human Rights Internship Programme
To be eligible for an internship with OHCHR, you have to apply through the UN Careers website.
When completing your application, kindly indicate a time period in the current year when you are available to start your internship.
Internships for graduate students are available at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). These internships are intended to:
- Increase the intern's understanding of current human rights issues at the international level and give them an insight into the work of the United Nations and OHCHR in particular; and
- Provide OHCHR and the United Nations Human Rights mechanisms with the assistance and contribution of outstanding young students or graduates.
For More Information, please click HERE
6. The McGraw Opportunity for Business Journalism
The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism began offering Fellowships to accomplished journalists in the summer of 2014.
Nearly three dozen veteran journalists have since been awarded grants of up to $15,000.
The aim of the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is to support high-impact, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy, finance and business.
They generally accept applications twice a year. The upcoming deadline for Summer 2020 Fellowships is July 17, 2020. Applications for the Winter 2021 Fellowships will be due January 15, 2021.
For more information, please click HERE
7. Digital Africa Social & Inclusive Business Camp 2020
Since its first edition in 2017, the SIBC has supported nearly 150 entrepreneurs with a strong societal impact in Africa in their transition to scale-up, in the measurement of their social performance and in their preparation for fundraising.
The SIBC is a blended-learning support program which includes:
- 4 months of remote coaching on a dedicated online platform offering training courses and interactive virtual classes hosted by international mentors
- 1 tailored mentoring program for each entrepreneur
- 1 week of intensive boot camp in Marseille in partnership with the EMERGING Valley Summit
- Being part of an active and ambitious international community.
For more information and application, click HEREgraduation.