Internship Opportunity at International Eurasia Press Fund

International Eurasia Press Fund is pleased to announce an opportunity for interns to work at the IEPF office.

The purpose of the internship is to provide personal and professional development opportunities for students and young professionals. This is an unpaid internship. Upon completion, the intern will be given a final written evaluation and a certificate of achievement, based on performance.


  • LOCATION: Baku, Azerbaijan
  • DURATION: 2-3 months
  • WORKING HOURS: Half-day or full day (from 09:00 till the 18:00) with 1 hour lunch break
  • CLOSING DATE: Monday 05 October 2015


Successful candidates will work under close supervision of existing staff of Program Department at the IEPF’s head office.
Successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in and/or executing various programmatic events, conduct research, translate emails and basic documents, and provide interpreter services when required in the following key activity areas of the IEPF:

  • Media Development;
  • Refugees and IDPs issues;
  • Community Development;
  • Peacemaking Actions and Conflict Resolutions.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Recent graduate of colleges or universities;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability and strong motivation to work with international organizations to develop partnership opportunities;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Azerbaijani is a must. Knowledge of Russian is an asset;
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office, Outlook/Internet;
  • Ability to learn in a busy office: ability to work under pressure, prioritize work and demonstrate personal initiative;
  • Flexible, pro-active and enthusiastic team player with a persistent drive to deliver results;


Interested persons should submit a current CV form that details their relevant work and educational experiences and cover letter stating their interests. Applications should be sent through email to and indicate the “IEPF Internship Program” on the subject line;

No phone calls, please


Student Scholarship from Unplag

Deadline: 1 March 2016
Open to: Full-time college or university students, 18 years of age or older
Prizes:  $ 2,000


Dear students, we are proud to announce Unplag has launched a scholarship contest! Why? Just because we’ve always been passionate about learning and encouraging students from all over the world to stay original all the way through.

To boost your original writing skills, we’d be happy to give away $2.000 to the one who will create the most engaging essay on one of the topics mentioned in the Essay Requirements section.

To make your writing vivid and full of interesting details, you can choose any style of the essay and switch on your imagination dwelling on future perspectives of online cheating, technologies that are most likely to stop plagiarism, etc.

Do you want to share your own experience in fighting plagiarism? Just do it by creating your own essay topic!

Key Scholarship Points:

  • Scholarship Award: $ 2,000
  • Essay Submission Dates: from September 1, 2015 till March 1, 2016
  • Scholarship Winner Announcement: March 9, 2016
  • How to Participate: Write an awesome essay on plagiarism

Who is Eligible for the Scholarship?

  1. you should be at least eighteen (18) years old
  2. currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate program


How to Apply?


Applications for the scholarship are open from September 1, 2015 till March 1, 2016. If you submit an essay later than March 1, 2016, it will not be considered.

Essay Requirements

Everyone who takes part in this contest should submit an essay written in English following these guidelines:
  • The essay topic may be either created on your own describing plagiarism in academia issues or chosen from the list below:
    • Academic cheating can deprive you of a successful career.
    • Being original will soon become a trend.
    • Technologies able to fight academic cheating.
    • Does online education “promote” academic dishonesty?
    • Can plagiarism be eliminated once and for all?
    • Plagiarism addiction kills creativity and critical thinking.
    • How does the digital age influence plagiarism and cheating?
    • Is social networking causing a plagiarism problem?
    • Cross-culture differences concerning plagiarism.
    • What if some of my educators were found guilty of plagiarism?
  • Your essay may be of any style you prefer;
  • Your essay should be at least 500-word long;
  • Creativity, humor and individual manner of writing are highly appreciated;
  • The essay should be original (you can check it here);
  • The essay should be submitted no later than March 1, 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.


OECD Youth Poster Competition

Deadline: 10 October 2015
Open to: applicants aged 15-25 during the period of this competition
Prize: public exhibition of winning posters during the OECD Ministerial Meeting in Helsinki


To create a poster reflecting the challenge of fixing government to include more voices in public decisions and help address growing income inequality. Using the powerful poster format, young people are invited to express their unique views and ideas on how we can change the rules so that everyone can have access to better public services (such as schools and healthcare) and a better life (through less unemployment, better jobs and job satisfaction, less discrimination and more opportunities for all). The poster should be motivating and visual and they should address one of the following themes:

  • Giving young people a voice in the government decision process;
  • Opportunity for all! (Everyone deserves access to good schools, good health care, good jobs, a decent salary, a healthy environment, etc…);
  • Including more voices and more diverse voices in government decisions creates societies that are fairer to all;
  • Improving everyone’s well-being results in a stronger society than just concentrating on more material wealth (GDP);
  • The negative effects of income inequality on society;
  • An idea for reducing income inequality;
  • Changing the rules to help everyone have access to a better life;
  • Encouraging government to listen to everyone, not just to those with the most power and influence;
  • Getting involved in school, neighbourhood, community or larger organisations to make things better, such as providing better services.


All competitors and their posters must meet following requirements:

  • For the poster entry to be eligible, applicants must be 15-25 years old during the period of this competition (Competition closes on 16 October 2015);
  • If any words are used in the poster that are not in English or French, a translation must be provided;
  • A poster must not portray violence, profanity or direct attacks on individuals or organisations. Offensive entries will be disqualified;
  • A poster must not infringe on any third party rights.


Winning posters will be displayed in an exclusive poster gallery during the OECD Ministerial Meeting in Helsinki on 27-28 October 2015 bringing together ministers and high-level officials from countries around the world.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 10 October 2015. Posters may be created digitally or traditionally (on paper). The file of digital poster should be sent to in the form of a high-resolution (300 dpi) PDF file. Files sent by email must not exceed 30 MB in size. Traditional handmade poster must be 100 cm x 70 cm and may be sent it by postal mail to the following address:

OECD Inclusive Growth Poster Competition,
OECD, Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development, MB 1157, 2 rue André Pascal,
Paris CEDEX 16, France

Please include a complete and signed declaration form.

For more information please visit the official website.