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Graphics Designer Internship at Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)




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Website Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF)

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) is offering a paid internship opportunity for a talented Graphics Designe. The Graphics Designer Internship at Overseas Pakistanis Foundation will be based out of OPF Head Office, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Details of Internship

• Qualification: Graduates (14 years Education)

• Maximum Age Limit: 30 years (Relaxable)

• Duration: 6 months (Extendable based on performance)

• Location: Publicity & Marketing Cell, Overseas Pakistanis Foundation, Head Office, Islamabad.

• Position: 01

Required Skills

• Good Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw

• Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual / visual ability and originality

• Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas

• Have a personal commitment to continuous learning and improvement

• Candidate having Urdu / English typing skill in addition to the above will be given preference. Benefits Offered

• Rs. 25,000/- pm (All Inclusive)

• Conducive Learning Environment

• Internship Completion Certificate

Last Date to Apply: 22nd October, 2019

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The University of Baltistan Skardu offers 5 Masters and 10 Ph.D. Foreign Scholarships




University of Baltistan Skardu

Under the Faculty Development Program, the University of Baltistan in Skardu city of Gilgit-Baltistan is offering inviting applications from Pakistani and AJK nationals for award of Ph.D. and MS scholarships. The selection of the candidates will be made purely on merit considering their academic achievements and their aggregate marks in the HEC HAT test. The scholarship awardee will be required to serve the University of Baltistan, Skardu (UoBS) as a faculty member for a period of a minimum 5-years after the completion of their MS and Ph.D. degrees.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  1. Pakistani/AJK Nationals only.
  2. Must have 60% marks or CGPA 2.50 out of 4.0 in the final degrees and with no 3rd division in the entire academic career for the MS scholarships.
  3. Must have minimum CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0 in the semester system) or first division (in the annual system) in MS/MPhil/Equivalent degree (18-years education) with no 3rd division in the entire academic career for the Ph.D. scholarships.
  4. Maximum age at the closing date for MS scholarships 35 years for candidates working in Government Organizations 30 years for fresh candidates.
  5. Maximum age at the closing date of advertisement for Ph.D. scholarships 40 years for candidates working in Government Organizations 35 years for fresh candidates.
  6. The candidates must have acquired requisite qualifications before the closing date of the application.
  7. The candidates must obtain a minimum of 50 marks in the HEC aptitude test (HAT).
  8. The candidates who are already availing of any other scholarships are not eligible to apply.
  9. The candidates shall be required to follow all the coda! formalities as per HEC FDP guidelines/regulations before leaving for higher studies abroad.
  10. The candidates must obtain a minimum of 50 marks in the HEC aptitude test (HAT).
  11. The candidates who are already availing of any other scholarships are not eligible to apply.
  12. The candidates shall be required to follow all the cod formalities as per HEC FOP guidelines/regulations before leaving for higher studies abroad.
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Logo of the University of Baltistan, Skardu

Scholarships in the following Disciplines

3GIS and Remote Sensing01 
4Tourism and Hospitality Management0202
5Computer Science 01
6Biochemistry 01
7Business Management 03
8English linguistics/ Literature 02
9Statistics 01

Application Procedure

The candidates are required to submit application on the prescribed form available at the University website or from the Registrars office. The following documents are required to be submitted along with the application form:

  1. Attested copies of all educational testimonials.
  2. Attested copy of domicile certificate.
  3. Attested copy of CHIC (National ID card) d) A detailed CV/resume.
  4. Two recent passport size photographs.
  5. Pay order/bank demand draft worth Rs.1000/- (non-refundable) in favor of the University of Baltistan, Skardu as a processing fee.
  6. Candidates who are already serving in Government/Semi-Government/Autonomous organizations should apply through a proper channel having NOC from the current employer.


  • All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of open merit.
  • Candidates must have a final degree in the relevant field of the advertised slot. HEC aptitude test (HAT) will be arranged and conducted by HEC for eligible applicants.
  • Candidates will have to seek admission in the top 350 foreign universities of the world (QS ranking) by fulfilling admission requirements of the host university.
  • The applicants are required to indicate the disciplines of the scholarship program on the envelope.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called for test/interviews.
  • Candidates will only be allowed to secure admission in those international universities/countries with whom HEC has signed MOU/agreements.
  • After provisional selection, the final grant of the scholarship shall be subject to the confirmation of admission of the candidate in the foreign university and fulfillment of codal formalities (i.e. deed of agreement, etc.) as per HEC guidelines.
  • Awardees will have to execute a bond to serve in UoBS for a minimum period of five years after the successful completion of their MS and Ph.D. degrees. No request will be entertained in any case to change the service status/job from the University of Baltistan to any other institution during the bond period.
  • UoBS reserves the right to select or reject applications on the basis of selection criteria approved by HEC Scholarship Management Committee (HSMC).
  • In case of any omission/misrepresentation, UoBS reserves the right to reject the application at any stage.

The last date for the receipt of applications is May 30, 2020.

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Code for Pakistan announces multiple jobs in Peshawar




Code for Pakistan, Peshawar, KPK

Code for Pakistan is a non-partisan, non-political organization, which is an IRS tax-exempt 501(c)(3) California not-for-profit corporation, EIN# 47-1458866. Your donation to Code for Pakistan is tax-deductible.

Code for Pakistan is working with KPITB and the World Bank to set up Pakistan’s first Digital Services Unit (DSU) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).  KP’s Digital Services Unit is to lead the province of KP into the digital age with a focus on improving digital service design and delivery, and citizen-facing services.

Under the general administrative direction of the Chief Digital Transformation Officer (CDTO), the User research and UX design specialist will plan and conduct user research, analyze data, and propose unique user-friendly experiences for the services designed and developed in the Digital Transformation Lab (DTL), run and managed by Code for Pakistan, under the KP Digital Services Unit.

The Digital Transformation Lab will partner with government departments to modernize digital services across the province. The goal of the DTL is to transform citizen-facing services that are more responsive to citizens’ needs. By leveraging technology and digital tools that are most suitable to solve a given problem, the DTL will keep citizen needs at the center of service design and delivery. 

Code for Pakistan is announcing the following five positions.

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1Digital Transformation OfficerPeshawar, PakistanApply Online
2Senior Software Engineer Peshawar, Pakistan Apply Online
3Software Engineer Peshawar, Pakistan Apply Online
4Software Maintenance Engineer Peshawar, Pakistan Apply Online
5User Research and UX Design specialist Peshawar, Pakistan Apply Online
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Call for Applications #YouthWagingPeace South Asian Workshop-I




Youth Waging Peace Workshop

Under the aegis of the Second Phase of #YouthWagingPeace – The Whole of Community Approach to PVE, UNESCO MGIEP, UNAOC and the Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO are inviting youth leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; who are working on the ground to Prevent Violent Extremism through Education for an opportunity to improve their Social and Emotional Skills (including critical thinking skills), Media and information literacy skills and handson project management to curate and implement community wide activities to build bridges of peace and prevent violent extremism in their communities.

When? (tentatively) 10 -15 of February 2020

Where? (tentative) Colombo, Sri Lanka

The following information should help in providing applicants with an overview of the engagement. Please read careful before you apply.

A. Tentative Timelines

  • 25th December 2019: Shortlisting of final 30 youth leaders and reaching out
  • 31st December 2019: Confirmation, Visa letters and flights booking
  • 1 – 30 January 2020: Online engagement
  • 10 -15 February 2020: Intensive Face to Face Workshop

B. Selection criteria

  1. Must be 21-35 years’ old
  2. Must be from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
  3. Must be a Youth Leader (running your own youth-led organization that is legally registered or leading a project/initiative on Violent Extremism within a youth-led organization or your own independent project or initiative that is 2 years old)
  4. The organization or initiative represented must be working in the intersection of the Prevention of Violent Extremism and Education a. Area of expertise: education, conflict, youth engagement and policy, Inter-cultural and interreligious dialogue, gender-based violence, prevention of violent extremism, etc. Specifically, the prevention of violent extremism through education. b. The selection criteria is flexible to accommodate other exceptional young leaders with a proven record of accomplishment (including youth working on religious tolerance, arts for peace, young school administrators, young educators and trainers, etc.)
  5. Active: must be actively/currently involved in the ‘area of profession/expertise listed in point no. 3 for at least 2 years, especially, the training or other on-ground engagements with the community or ultimate beneficiary.
  6. Community mobilisation: prior experience of engaging networks of youth and communities in peacebuilding/PVE initiatives. Should have an active network of at least 1000 youth or community stakeholders.
  7. Good research and writing skills (the youth leader must be able to led a chapter on State of Violent Extremism in his or her context)
  8. Good communication and facilitation skills (will have to go and train others!)
  9. Resource mobilisation and fundraising skills 10. Outreach to disseminate the results of the conference and act as multipliers

C. Pre-workshop Online engagement

  1. 1-30 January 2020 1. Joining the Tribe: Joining of GYAK and the #KindnessMatters Campaign
  2. (Youth-led) Mapping of Violent Extremism
  3. Online training:
    1. Introduction to Critical Inquiry and the PVE (Rethinking Youth).
    2. Introduction to SEL (Rethinking learning and Rethinking youth/Shankar)
    3. Introduction to Media and Project Management Skills (Rethinking Youth and UNAOC)

D. Tentative 2 Plan of the Face-to-Face Workshop

Day 1Official Opening
Ice-breaking (Getting to know each other)
PVE: A Critical Conceptual Unpacking (Violence and Violent Extremism in my backyard – Community Mapping)
Social and Emotional Learning (Introduction – Mindfulness)
Day 2Drivers of Violent Extremism
Social and Emotional Learning (Empathy)
Day 3Media and Violent Extremism
Stocktaking of current PVE Efforts
Action: A New Way of Preventing Violent Extremism (Introduction to the Whole of Community Approach – youth leaders begin to ideate their follow-on activities)
Social and Emotional Learning (Compassion)
Day 4Action: A New Way of Preventing Violent Extremism (continues – youth leaders work intensively on their activities)
The Shark Tank I (Pitching Follow on Projects by youth leaders)  Substantive feedback
Day 5The Shark Tank II (Pitching and finalisation of the revised projects)
Post Assessment
GYAK and #KindnessMatters (a way of staying in touch)
Official Closing
Cultural night

E. Follow-on activities

  • Development of the youth-led report: State of PVE in South Asia (to be published max 3 months after the workshop)
  • Every youth to implement at least 2 activities reaching out to a minimum of 25 beneficiaries per activity per year (in 2020 – at least 30 activities reaching out to minimum 750 direct beneficiaries)
  • Periodic monitoring and capacity building online when ready on UNESCO MGIEP FramerSpace environment
  • Follow on Workshop – August 2020 during WYCK tentatively
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