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The Education Section, as a part of the Human Dimension Department of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, supports education authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to make necessary changes to ensure quality education and guarantee the rights of all students. In this regard implementation of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment – PISA 2018 aims to assist the educational authorities across the country to identify the downsides of current education systems and to jointly create a shared framework for a more inclusive quality education of the future. The Agency for Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education (APOSO) is tasked to, in cooperation with responsible education authorities, conduct PISA 2018 in schools across BiH. The Education Section requires the services of an Intern to provide assistance in the field of education reform with emphasis on international assessments and implementation of PISA 2018 main survey. The Intern will be directly reporting to the National Programme Officer, Access and Non-Discrimination and in the second instance, to the National Chief, Education Section.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The selected Intern will have the opportunity to gain an overview/familiarize themselves in the area of education. Specifically, the incumbent performs the following tasks:
The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover any expenses incurred by the intern during his/her stay in Sarajevo nor reimburse travel expenses. However, interns selected who are non-residents of Sarajevo may be eligible for some compensation towards their living costs in Sarajevo. The internship lasts up to six (6) months and does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE. The selected intern interns shall provide the OSCE with evidence that he/she has health insurance coverage which is valid for Bosnia and Herzegovina, otherwise he/she shall be obliged to join the OSCE group health insurance scheme for the period of their internship, at their own expense. The OSCE will cover life and disability insurance for the duration of internship.
If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.