Dienstag, 10. Januar 2012

New opportunity for researchers on Yemen (updated)

me with my friends from YPC in Sanaa

The Yemen Polling Center (YPC), an independent research and training institute in Sanaa, offers internships to foreign researchers, graduate and postgraduate students residing in Yemen for research purposes or those studying Arabic Language courses.

YPC also hosts a small number of Visiting Fellows every year as part of its Fellowship Program. YPC assists in securing sources, resources and research materials. YPC also offers opportunities for the fellow to participate in different events in Yemen and to interact with our diverse national staff and establish contacts with officials and other Yemeni stakeholders. Visiting Fellows receive a small stipend.

Applications are open to all; there are no preconditions for submitting an application and all foreign students and researchers are invited to apply. However, researchers with the following backgrounds are favored: political sciences, social sciences, mass communication, media, law and economic studies.

YPC interns and Fellows are expected to assist headquarter staff and field representatives in carrying out their duties, realizing the center's mission and helping implement its different projects.

The duration of the internship or Fellowship shall be for a minimum of 10 weeks with a 12-hour workweek. Applicants are encouraged to seek funding and/or academic credit through their affiliated university or college.

YPC will host no more than two interns and/or Fellows at one time

Read more on this opportunity on the website of the Yemen Polling Center.

Update: Researchers and academics working on Yemen can know exchange and discuss in the Facebookgroup 'Yemen Researchers Forum'.

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