Internships at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) offer graduate students a unique opportunity to broaden their knowledge of lifelong learning. They are designed to enable participants to develop valuable insights into the work of UNESCO as a whole and find future work with international organizations active in the fields of adult and continuing education, literacy, and non-formal basic education.
As a UIL intern, you will discover more about:
- Implementing education and lifelong learning through local governments and the work of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
- Recognition, validation and accreditation of informal and non-formal learning from a global perspective
- Adult learning and education, and the International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA)
- Literacy and foundational skills, including action research
- Effective literacy and numeracy practices from a global perspective
- Family literacy, including intergenerational approaches to literacy teaching and learning
- Community-based learning
- Library and information sciences
- Public relations and online publishing
- Publication and information management
In addition to discovering more about UIL’s mandate, programmes and main objectives, the internship programme also offers participants a chance to augment their academic knowledge with relevant work assignments that can help them prepare for their future career. Participants also enjoy a unique opportunity to work in a multicultural and research-oriented environment.
UIL offers two types of internships: