SIPU International AB – International Consulting (praktikplats)


Stockholm, Sverige

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Vårterminen 2016 - en termin, heltid

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SIPU International is currently looking for three interns for the spring semester 2016. SIPU International 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. Among others, we work with public sector development and public financial management, support to civil society, evaluation and market development. 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)

An internship at SIPU International provides a great introduction to consulting in the International Development field. SIPU has a broad project portfolio, we work with the Public Sector, Civil Society and Private Actors and we try to match the interns geographic and sectoral interests with the type of work they will do.The breadth of our project portfolio means that the internship provides a chance to experience many different forms of international development cooperation to help the intern decide on a preferred career direction in the future.

The Intern will work with different phases of our project lifecycles, in particular with market analysis and business development, liaising with external partners and supporting the management of existing projects. Much of the work will involve communication with external experts and partners and research into new business opportunities and sectors. In addition, we usually ask our interns to support business improvement projects to improve the way we work.

Length and scope of the internship

Spring semester 2016. Entire semester. Full time.

Desirable skills/experience

Candidates should have obtained or started a Master’s Degree in social sciences, economics, business administration, public administration, development studies or another related field.

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.

Merit skills/experience


Other information

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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