Intern staff

Thomas J. Wilkinson

Mr. Wilkinson joined UNU-GEST in April 2016 as a full-time intern, as a part of studies in Gendering Practices Master‘s Programme at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Thomas has been involved with programme organisation, daily administration and research assistance on multiple projects by UNU-GEST and partner organisations.

 

Alison Hendra

Ms. Hendra, an exchange student of Philosophy and Sustainability Studies from Concordia University in Canada, volunteered on the UNU-GEST programme until May 2016. Alison is responsible for the development of the UNU-GEST programme‘s alumni strategy, which shall be introduced to the former fellows of the programme in fall 2016.

 

Renata Guimarães Naso

Ms. Naso joined UNU-GEST in August 2016 as an intern, as a part of her M.A. programme in Gender Studies at the University of Linköping in Sweden. Over the academic year 2016/2017, Renata has been involved with the programme organisation, daily administration, project and research assistance. She also did part of her her master's research in Iceland.

 

Flora Tietgen

Ms. Tietgen joined UNU-GEST in January 2017 as a full-time research-intern, as a part of her M.A. studies in Political and Social Sciences at Wuerzburg University in Germany. Flora has been involved with research assistance on multiple projects by UNU-GEST and partner organisations, programme organisation and daily administration.

 

Paula Mata

Ms. Mata, joined UNU-GEST in January 2017 as a full-time communications intern, as a part of her M.A. studies in Communications for Development at Malmö University in Sweden. Paula has been involved with programme organisation, communication and dissemination efforts, coverage of lecture series and other academic events and training assistance on multiple projects by UNU-GEST and partner organisations.

 

Micheal Gumisiriza

Mr. Gumisiriza, originally from Uganda, is a M.A. student in Sustainable Territorial Development at the University is Ku Leuven, Belgium. He was with UNU-GEST for around two months in May - June 2017, assisting with research and project administration.

 

Internship opportunities at UNU-GEST exist for masters and PhD students. For inquiries, contact erlah@hi.is.