SIPU International (The Swedish Institute for Public Administration)/ ORGUT Consulting AB (2 praktikplatser)


Stockholm, Sverige

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Vårterminen 2017 - en termin, heltid

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SIPU International/ORGUT Consulting (in the process of merging) is a Swedish consultancy and training organisation and the focus of our work lies on capacity building and institutional development in transitional and developing countries. We gain our work mostly through public procurement, and the projects are commissioned by donor organisations such as Sida, the World Bank, the European Union, UN agencies, DFID, NORAD and other bilateral donors. SIPU works within Public Administration Reforms (PAR), Public Financial Management (PFM), Civil Society, Local Government, Urban Planning, Environmental Management, Evaluation, Gender Issues, Market Development, and Training. For more information on SIPU and our projects, please consult our homepage

Internship assignment (work tasks)

We are currently seeking applicants for our Spring semester internship programme. Through an internship at SIPU/ORGUT you will gain insights into how international development works in practice – and have the chance to work on a broad range of subjects- everything from improving public service delivery, civil society development, private sector development and natural resource management to programme evaluations. You will see how a private sector actor works in international development, gain insights into many of the leading bilateral and multilateral organisations and be given plenty of responsibility and opportunities to learn and develop.

Interns will be primarily allocated to one of our business areas – Public Sector Development, Non-State Actors, Natural Resource Management and Evaluation, but will likely have the chance to work with multiple business areas during the internship. Much of the work will focus on business development of our project portfolio. This will include carrying out regular market analysis and research, assisting us in identifying and preparing project opportunities and tenders. The interns will need to contact partners and experts by email and telephone, assisting in the tender processes, carrying out market analysis and research, recruitment for projects etc.

Length and scope of the internship

Spring semester 2017. Entire semester. Full time.

Desirable skills/experience

We are currently looking for at least two interns for the Spring semester 2017. Candidates should have obtained or started a Master’s Degree in social sciences, economics, business administration, public administration, development studies or another related field and be enrolled in an internship course at university level or through Arbetsförmedlingen.

Interest in and knowledge about development cooperation is a necessary precondition. Applicants must be fluent in English, while knowledge of Swedish and/or other languages is a merit. Solid competence in working with Microsoft Office is a must, and we always welcome applicants with other IT skills who can help develop our organisation. We offer a sound insight into the work of a consulting firm working with international development cooperation and our working environment is dynamic and stimulating. Our tasks usually require a high level of interaction between colleagues. We are looking for highly motivated, self-driven interns who are ready to take on varying tasks.


Other information

This internship is part of FUFs Internship Program. That means that alongside the internship, the intern is also offered various courses and seminars include a mandatory preparatory courses, networking events and career tips. Learn more about the Internship Program HERE.

The intern must be enrolled in an internship course offered by a Swedish university and be eligible to receive credits (ECTS) for the internship. The intern must be insured through the university.

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