Internships

The International Federation on Ageing offers internship opportunities for qualified individuals on an unpaid basis. We welcome individuals with a broad variety of backgrounds and areas of interest.

For more information about the IFA internship program and the application process, please contact Mr. Greg Shaw, Director of International and Corporate Relations.

To download an application form and instructions, click here.

Purpose of the Internship

The IFA internship program offers qualified young people a vehicle of learning on global ageing issues through involvement in our various projects. IFA reaches individuals and organizations in 62 countries and maintains consultative status with the United Nations and its various agencies, including the World Health Organization. Interns will enjoy substantial opportunities for active involvement at all levels of the IFA’s operations.

Goals of the Internship

The scope of the internship is directly related to the candidate’s experience and interests. Interns develop personal and professional goals, which are reviewed on a regular basis to facilitate skill-building. Interns participate in all activities that occur within IFA and our associated networks around the world.

Interns undertake specific projects in conjunction with IFA’s Secretary General and Director of International and Corporate Relations. Examples of past projects include: