Intern (m/f/d) Capacity for Nutrition Advisory (C4N) - Trainees

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Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fรผr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

Job-ID: V000058143 Location: Bruxelles Assignment period: 04/01/2024 - 09/30/2024 Field: Trainees Type of employment: full-time Application deadline: 03/10/2024

Job description

The Joint Action โ€˜Capacity for Development (C4N)โ€™ is an action area of the โ€˜Knowledge for Nutrition (K4N)โ€™ programme. K4N is financed jointly by the European Commission (EC) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ) and aims to support EC, BMZ and its partners with competence and knowledge to inform nutrition-related programs and policies with evidence-based approaches and strategies.
C4N strengthens capacities to enhance the knowledge base of the EC, EU Delegations, EU Member States and partner countries to advance the fight against all forms of malnutrition. C4N is a key element of the ECโ€™s โ€˜Nutrition for Development Programme (N4D)โ€™, which underpins the implementation of the EUโ€™s โ€˜Action Plan for Nutritionโ€™ (APN). Moreover, C4N supports the operationalisation of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement 3.0 strategy.

Your tasks

During your internship you will have the following tasks, among others:

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

Conducting research, analyses and technical assessments and processing information on nutrition, food security and related topics like health, climate or gender Preparing information independently for various target groups, international events and reports relevant for the nutrition community Supporting the planning, implementation and follow-up of technical meetings, webinars and exchanges โ€“ both in person and remotely Supporting the preparation and summary of publications and information materials in the international and European sphere of nutrition and beyond Supporting the delivery of technical assistance and expertise to EC/INTPA, BMZ and EU Delegations upon request Supporting the team in knowledge management within the programme and with other GIZ nutrition programmes Supporting the day-to-day work of the project through organisational and technical assistance and processing of communication materials, development of technical and conceptual ideas and preparation of minutes for different meetings

Your profile

Advanced studies in Nutrition, Agriculture and Food Sciences, Public Health or a related discipline Interest and knowledge of international discussions on different aspects of healthy diets, all forms of malnutrition and the food systems approach Internship, exchange semester or work experience in a developing or emerging country Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficient IT skills Flexibility, well-organised working practices and good communication skills Business fluent in English; German, Spanish or French language skills are an advantage


Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this internship, if you are currently enrolled as a student or graduated not longer than six months ago from the start of your internship.

We pay a monthly stipend of โ‚ฌ 1.350,- (gross). Please note that the contract will be concluded under Belgian law.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

For further information, please contact Ms Hilbert ( and Mr Frisch ( .

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