Last September, the United Nations announced the inaugural class of the Young Leaders, 17 young change-makers for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Join the community!

 

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Organization: The United Nations , often abbreviated UN, is an international organization of sovereign states, with general competence and universal vocation, founded in 1945. Its stated objectives, listed in art. 1 of the Charter (or Statute), are: to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations, on the basis of respect for equality of rights and self-determination of peoples; promote international cooperation in economic, social and cultural matters, as well as respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. The organization, operating from 1946 and headquartered in New York, has 193 states. The Millennium Developmet Goals (MDGs) are eight objectives that all UN member states were expected to achieve by the year 2015. In fact, the globalized civilization, has the knowledge and means to crown the dream of a humanity freed of misery and lack of basic needs. This is the philosophy that led the Heads of States and Governments of all UN member states to meet in New York in the so called "Millennium Summit" and to sign, in September 2000, the Declaration with the explanation of the goals, namely: to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger in the world; to achieve universal primary education; to promote gender equality and the autonomy of women; to reduce child mortality; to reduce maternal mortality; to fight HIV / AIDS, malaria and other diseases; to ensure environmental sustainability and to develop a global partnership for development.

 

Duty Station: different locations according to the objective chosen for the application

 

Open To: all those motivated to support the initiative and that meet the requirements

 

Timeframe: not specified

 

Deadline: 3 November 2017

 

Job description: From food to fashion to finance, the Young Leaders come from many different backgrounds, represent every region in the world and help activate young people in support of the Goals. Convened by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, these Young Leaders are recognized for their leadership and contribution to a more sustainable world. The Young Leaders come together as a community to support efforts to engage young people in the realization of the SDGs both through strategic opportunities with the UN and through their existing initiatives, platforms and networks. Young Leaders will be expected to actively support one or more of the following objectives:

- Advocate for the Goals, in ways most accessible and relatable to young people across different contexts;

- Promote innovative ways of engaging their audiences and peers in the advocacy and realization of the Goals;

- Contribute to a brain trust of young leaders supporting the UN and partners for key moments and initiatives related to the Goals.

Each year, a new “Class” will be nominated through an open call for nominations and assessed according to robust selection criteria by a diverse selection committee.

The Young Leaders Initiative is powered by the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in collaboration with our amazing partners. The Initiative is part of the Global Youth Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015 and housed in the Envoy's Office.

 

Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have the following requirements:
- between the ages of 18 and 30
- knowledge of English and preferably of other foreign languages
- focus on social issues and initiative skills to solve problems

 

Wage: not mentioned

 

Application process: Applicants are required to fill in the online form here

 

Useful links:

Application form

ONU Homepage

Young Leaders Homepage

ROMEMUN

International careers festival

 

Contact information:

UN contacts

Young Leaders contacts

 

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If you are keen on Social Media Management and if you are looking for an international career at the United Nations, the World Food Program is offering a chance that you should not miss!

 

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Organization: The World Food Program (WFP)  was first established in 1961 after the 1960 Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Conference, when George McGovern, director of the US Food for Peace Programmes, proposed establishing a multilateral food aid programme. The WFP was formally established in 1963 by the FAO and the United Nations General Assembly on a three-year experimental basis. In 1965, the programme was extended to a continuing basis.

The WFP is governed by an Executive Board which consists of representatives from 36 member states.David Beasley is the current Executive Director, appointed jointly by the UN Secretary General and the Director-General of the FAO for a five-year term. He heads the Secretariat of the WFP. The European Union is a permanent observer in the WFP and, as a major donor, participates in the work of its Executive Board.

Assisting 80 million people in around 80 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience

 

Duty Station:  Rome, Italy

 

Open To: student with bachelor master’s degree

 

Deadline: 24 October 2017

 

Job description: WFP is seeking to fill a junior consultancy position of Social Media Community Manager, based at our Headquarters in Rome, Italy. 
The Social Media Community Manager will be responsible for the following key duties:
-write, edit, and produce Social Media content for the global social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Instagram, positioning content for clarity and impact
-collaborate with cross-functional team members on Social Media content ideas with the aim of creating dynamic, impactful and differentiated content
-keep the Social Media editorial calendar up-to-date with the global accounts’ content
-respond and engage with followers. Escalate issues in a timely fashion
-analyse and report on social media posts and campaigns
-monitor the WFP brand and relevant news on Social Media
-work closely with the global media team and regional offices to ensure crises are properly managed and contained

 

Qualifications:

-a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a Communications, International Relations, Journalism, Public Relations or other related fields

-at least 2 years of postgraduate professional experience in Social Media, Communications or related area

-excellent written and oral knowledge of English

-excellent working knowledge of major social media channels including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
-excellent working knowledge of social media metrics and analytics tools
-hands-on knowledge of live event content curation and multimedia content creation
-proven track record of social media channel messaging
-proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills
-innovative, well organized and detail oriented
-ability to work in a team and to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment

 

Wage:  WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience

 

Useful links:

WPF call page

WFP offical website

 

Contact information:

Via C.G.Viola 68

Parco de' Medici

00148 - Rome - Italy

 

Tel: [+39] 06 65131

Fax: [+39] 06 6590632

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Would you like to be part of something great? UN is recruiting 650 people all around the world for the UN Climate Change Conference that will take place in Bonn, Germany in November 2017. What are you waiting for? Hurry and apply!

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Organization/Company: UN Volunteers works with partners to integrate highly motivated volunteers into developing programming and to promote volunteerism in the world. UNV has 80 Field Presences all around the world, so it’s represented worldwide. The Annual Report - UNV Advisory Panle on Disciplinary Measures (APDM) provides a summary of all the activities carried out by the UNV. The UN Climate Change Conference will be presided over by the Government of Fiji, at high risk because of the rising sea-levels. The Conference will focus on some of theMillennium Development Goals  goals set by the Countries in 2015 to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all, specifically: Goal 7 - affordable and clean energy; Goal 13 - climate action; Goal 14 - life below water; Goal 15 - life on land

 

Duty Station:  Bonn, Germany

 

Open To: English speakers over 18

 

Timeframe: 6-17 November 2017

 

Deadline: Not mentioned. Training begins on Monday, 30 October

 

Job description: UNV is searching for 650 volunteers that will help organise the Conference. Selected candidates will be devoted to guiding visitors, supporting conference implementation (exhibit assistants, registration desk support), working on sustainability and greening projects. They will take part in targeted trainings to provide a better understanding of the issue surrounding climate change

 

Qualifications:

- Academic or professional background related to sustainable development, international relations, law, business or public administration, environmental studies, social sciences

- Good knowledge of German and/or another official UN language are an asset

- Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team

 

Wage/Fees: Not expected

 

Application process: Candidates must register on the COP23 web site and file the application

 

Useful links:

COP23 UNV Volunteer Announcement (revision: 31 August 2017)

Do you want to know more? - Frequently Asked Questions: Volunteer at COP23

UNV dedicated page

 

Contact information:

UN General enquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

tel +49-228-815 2000

fax +49-228-815 2001

 

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Would you like to work for a United Nations’ Institute as a Senior Consultant to give a meaningful contribution to the capacity development and research field around the world? UNITAR is offering you this chance

 

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Organization: the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). UNITAR is a training arm of the United Nations System, established in 1963. It conducts close to 500 capacity development and research activities around the world. The mandate of UNITAR is to  to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through diplomatic training, to increase the impact of national actions through public awareness-raising, education and training of public policy officials and to support country-level action for shaping a better future. The Institute pays particular attention to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other groups and communities who are most vulnerable, including those in conflict situations

 

Duty Station:   UNITAR's headquarters are based in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open To: - experienced trainers

- subject matter experts

 

Timeframe: Successful candidates will be included in the roster for the maximum period of 3 years

 

Deadline: 22 November 2017

 

Job description: the Multilateral Diplomacy Programme of the UNITAR is looking for experienced trainers / subject matter experts to join its roster. The programme is calling for individuals who can make meaningful contributions towards the multilateral diplomacy field. Some thematic areas covered by the call are: good governance, public diplomacy, climate change diplomacy and international human rights protection. Please read the call for complete list UNITAR call  

 

Qualifications:

- advanced degree in one of the fields mentioned in the description with proven experience

- proficiency in English

- proficiency in French, Arabic or other UN languages considered as an asset

 

Wage: not specified

 

Application process: - applicants should send their Resume and a Statement of interest to Mr. Philippe Aubert at the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- UNITAR will contact eligible candidates, only short listed candidates will be invited for the interview

 

Useful links:

Call for roster

UNITAR

 

Contact information:

Postal Address

UNITAR, Palais des Nations,

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

T: +41 22 917 8400

F: +41 22 917 8047

UN Switchboard: +41 22 917 1234

Street Address

UNITAR, International Environment House,

Chemin des Anémones 11-13,

CH-1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switzerland

For general inquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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United Natons Information Center is looking for an intern for its headquarter in Washington D.C.

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Organization: Established in 1946, the UN Information Center is responsible for US/UN issues and serves as a liaison to Congress, the US government and foundations in Washington as well as to the media, academic institutions and public across the United States. The Center includes a small reference library that houses official UN documents as well as other materials published by the United Nations. The office also supports high-level visitors from headquarters and field offices around the world. UNIC’s internship program presents an enormous opportunity for college students and post-graduates seeking a challenging work experience in international relations.

 

Duty station: Washington

 

Deadline: Summer Semester – March 19

Fall Semester – July 16

Spring Semester – October 31

 

Description: UNIC - United Nations Information Center - interns have a broad range of responsibilities that include everything from representing the office at Washington events to fielding public inquiries. As part of the program, interns attend Capitol Hill hearings and NGO/think tank briefings on a variety of international subjects and report back to the office and UN headquarters on what was said. UNIC works with each intern to enable him/her to attend meetings on topics of particular interest. Another facet of the internship program involves monitoring international and regional news and keeping UNIC abreast of important UN-related developments. In addition to these primary responsibilities, interns are responsible for assisting with UN events, outreach and public inquiries. They are also given the opportunity to assist with visits of UN officials and conduct research for UN staff and projects. Likewise, interns are expected to assist with some administrative duties and contribute to the day-to-day functioning of the office.

 

Requirements: Intern selection is highly competitive.Preference will be given to students in their senior year of college or graduate school, with major area of study in international relations, political science, communications or related field. Students should demonstrate excellent language, research and writing skills. Past experience in a professional office environment is an asset. Knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Preference is given to students who can work full-time with a minimum of 3 days per week required.

Strong candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of the United Nations system, the U.S. Government, Washington think tanks and media. They will also have previous international experience and strong interest in the UN and its focus areas. He/She will have a professional demeanor and the ability to work in busy office with changing priorities and minimal supervision.

 

Wage: not specified

 

Application process: Please send a cover letter with start/end date and hours per week available, a résumé, three reference letters (letters under separate cover are preferred) and a writing sample to the address below. The writing sample should be 2-4 pages and demonstrate an ability to put complex ideas into clear concise language.

E-mail application to: internship@unic(dot)org. Please put “UNIC Internship” in the subject line.

or mail to:

Intern Coordinator

United Nations Information Center

1775 K Street, N.W., Suite 500

Washington, DC 20006

 

Useful links:

UNICWASH

Offer

 

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The UN Public Information department, News and Media Division, produces news and feature stories on multimedia platforms including radio, video, photo and web, and it offers an internship in its headquarter based in New York. Don’t miss this chance!

 

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Organisation: The Department of Public Information (DPI) was established in 1946, by General Assembly resolution 13, to promote global awareness and understanding of the work of the United Nations. DPI undertakes this goal through radio, television, print, the Internet, video-conferencing and other media tools. The Department of Public Information is dedicated to communicating the ideals and work of the United Nations to the world; to interacting and partnering with diverse audiences; and to building support for peace, development and human rights for all. The Department reports annually on its work to the UN General Assembly's Committee on Information. The Committee, which meets once a year, is responsible for overseeing the work of DPI and for providing it guidance on policies, programmes and activities of the Department. DPI is organized in 3 different divisions: the Strategic Communications Division, that formulates communications strategies on priority issues and launches global campaigns. The News & Media Division, that produces and publishes news and information on the UN’s priorities and activities, and builds partnerships with media organizations and other target audiences.  It helps and supports the work of journalists and news organizations covering the work of the United Nations.The Outreach Division, that engages and educates people and their communities worldwide to encourage support for the ideals and activities of the United Nations.



Where: New York

 

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) or in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in broadcasting, journalism, communications, multimedia or media studies

 

When: The internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension up to six months, pending on the needs of the department

 

Deadline: 15/12/2017

 

Job Description: The position is located in the Spanish Unit, News Section I, of the News and Content Branch, News and Media Division, which produces news and feature stories on multimedia platforms including radio, video, photo and web. The unit is seeking interns interested in gaining professional, hands-on experience with radio and multimedia functions, specifically in news production, digital audio and video recording and editing, and social media projects. Functions will include assisting in the production of news stories for various platforms. The intern may also collaborate with staff on social media, so knowledge of Social Media platforms – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube - is highly desirable. The intern will be providing editorial and technical assistance to content producers.

 

Requirements: Applicants must:

- Be fluent in both English and Spanish. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage

- Be computer literate in standard word processing and spreadsheets software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel or similar

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter

- Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

 

Wage: unpaid

 

Application process: to apply, candidates should create a profile on the following page, attaching the CV e a cover letter

 

Useful Links:

Vacancy

 

Useful Contacts:

Contact Us - DPI





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Are you a student seeking a learning experience to expand your knowledge and skills? Here is the right opportunity for you! UNDP is looking for a young intern to be included in its staff!

 

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Organization: UNDP, the United Nations Development Program, is an international organization of the United Nations. It was born through the merger of the Extended Technical Assistance Program with the United Nations Special Fund for the General Assembly Resolution on 22 November 1965. UNDP headquarter is in New York came into force officially in 1966 and since its foundation, it pursues both the goals and the aims of the two entities that preceded it. The United Nations Development Program coordinates the technical assistance provided by the UN system to developing countries and also manages numerous trust funds. One of the goals that UNDP has always pursued is to eradicate poverty in the world and to protect both the environment and the territories. Among its very important tasks is to approve the National Development Programs by the United Nations aid recipients as the least advanced economically. Another role it has from its foundation is to allocate its funds and oversee projects at national level, so UNDP collaborates with various specialized institutes and non-governmental organizations

 

Duty Station: Chisinau (Republic of Moldova)

 

Open to: Young graduates or enrolled in a degree course

 

Timeframe: As soon as possible (the internship can last from a minimum of six weeks to a maximum of six months)

 

Deadline: 31 December 2017

 

Job Description: UNDP offers the opportunity for university students to undertake an internship at the UNDP office in the Republic of Moldova, the purpose of the internship is to provide the International Organization with assistance from trained and specialized interns a number of sectors, in particular the intern will take care of the following activities:

- conducting research  

- writing documents

- cataloguing information

- assisting in the organization of conferences, forums or other collaborative events

- publishing knowledge stories/best practices

 

Requirements: The candidate must meet the following requirements:

- Being enrolled in a degree course

- completing the course of studies with a relative academic title for no more than a year

- Have a good knowledge of spoken and written English

- Knowledge of Russian or Romanian is considered a plus

- Have a good knowledge of computers and software

- Demonstrate a strong interest in United Nations work and share the ideals of the Charter

- Excellent problem solving skills

- Great ability to work in a team

 

Wage: Unpaid

 

Application Process: All candidates interested in the internship after completing the online form (see Useful Links) must submit the following documentation:

- updated CV

- A letter from the university that verifies the registration

- A letter of presentation from a university professor

- A motivational letter stating the reasons for the internship at UNDP

 

Useful Links:

UNDP Official Website

UNDP in Moldova

Job Offer

Application Form

MAE Viaggiare Sicuri

 

Useful Informations:

The Passport must be valid for at least 3 months. For any changes to this rule, recommended that you inform the Embassy or Consulate of the country in Italy or your travel agent beforehand. It is also possible to enter the identity card, but only and exclusively of electronic type. It is not strictly permissible to enter the Card Identity Card. However, it is advisable to travel with your passport

 

Useful Contacts:

UNDP HQ:

One United Nations Plaza

New York, NY 10017 USA

UNDP Moldova:

United Nations House

131, 31 August str., Chisinau, MD-2012, Moldova

Tel: (+373 22) 22-00-45 (switchboard)

Fax: (+373 22) 22-00-41

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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The United Nations Volunteers Programme offers incredible opportunities in various and different fields

 

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Organization/Company: The United Nations (or UN)  is an intergovernmental organization established in 1945 by 51 Member States. Nowadays the UN is formed by 192 Nations. The UN works on four main functions: keep the international peace and security; develop friendly relations among Nations; cooperate in the solving of global problems and in the promoting of human rights; represent  a center for several national initiatives. UN is structured in several agencies and organizations aimed to support development, human rights, health all over the world with a particular attention to conflits areas and peace-keeping operations. 

 

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is a program which aim to spread peace and development all around the world through volunteerism. Online Volunteering, by using any device, helps the volunteers to find and address all the problems related to human exploitation, hunger and wars

 

Duty Station:  Various Countries and remotely

 

Open To: Everyone who fulfils the qualifications

 

Timeframe: Every offer has a different timeframe

 

Deadline: Open

 

Job description: The UNV Online Volunteering service connects organizations working for the Sustainable Development Goals with volunteers eager to contribute to global progress using their time and skills online

The sectors are:

- Translation

- Writing and editing

- Art and design

- Technology development

- Project development and management

- Research

- Teaching and training

- Leadership & strategy

- Outreach and advocacy

- Community organizing

- Event organization

- Volunteer Management

Every sector ha different duties

 

It’s important to have:

- Access to the Internet and the right tools. You’ll need reliable Internet access, as well as regular access to a communication device, such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer

- Time. Decide how much time you can realistically devote to your online volunteering activities. Once you select a daily or weekly time range, you’ll be counted on to honour your commitment

- Availability. You’ll need to make yourself available for any teleconferences, meetings or check-ins required by the organization for which you’re volunteering

 

Qualifications:  Every sector require different qualifications

 

Wage/Fees:  Not specified

 

Application process:

-  Register as a volunteer with the UNV Online Volunteering service

- Once registered, you can start searching for opportunities right away. Apply for all those that interest you

- The organization offering the volunteer opportunity makes its selection from among the applicants. If you’re selected, congratulations – start making a difference right away

- Once you’ve completed your assignment, submit a feedback form telling about your experience. You’ll need this in order to receive…

- …your well-earned certificate of appreciation from the organization with which you volunteered, acknowledging your hard work and achievements

 

Useful links: You can find all the Job offers and all the information here

 

Contact information:

Online Volunteering service

United Nations Volunteers

Postfach 260 111

D-53153 Bonn

Germany

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The Human Right Affairs Division of the OHCHR is looking for an intern for a period of time of 3-6 months in Geneva! What are you waiting for? If you are interested in this field this is your best career opportunity

 

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Organization: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.

The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations.
The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts. We offer leadership, work objectively, educate and take action to empower individuals and assist States in upholding human rights.
Its headquarters is in Geneva

 

Duty Station: Geneva

 

Open to: Students and graduated

 

Timeframe: 3/6 months

 

Deadline: October, 18 2017

 

Job description: Under the direction and supervision of the Chief, National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section, the intern shall undertake the following activities:
-Assist in facilitating the mainstreaming of the work on National Institutions (NHRIs) as set out in the High Commissioner’s priority aims and objectives for OHCHR
-Assist in functions related to GANHRI and its Sub-Committee on Accreditation
-Web page
-Assist in research regarding NHRIs functions and practices
-Assist in the organization and implementation of seminars, workshops and/or training activities on NHRIs at the national, regional or global level, as directed
-Assist in the preparation of training and information materials concerning NHRIs
-Other tasks as directed by the Chief of Section
-Assist in supporting a variety of initiatives aimed at further strengthening the relationship between OHCHR and civil society actors
-Provide assistance throughout the sessions of the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms and mandates (Universal Periodic Review, Advisory Committee, Social Forum). Working within the Council Secretariat (operating out of Palais des Nations for the duration of the session), the intern will facilitate access of NGOs to the Human Rights Council (processing of written statements, access to speakers lists, the holding of NGOs’ parallel events, attend NGOs’ parallel events, prepare summaries accordingly, and provide guidance to NGO participants)
-Assist in responding to daily requests and correspondence addressed to the Civil Society Unit’s e-mail address; the intern will also be contributing to the systematization of the responses given and to analyze trends and most common requests;
-Assist in implementing the Section’s work plan throughout the internship
-Other tasks as directed by the Chief of Section

 

Qualifications:

- Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

- Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

- Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view ; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect ; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions ; monitors on-going developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems ; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects ; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client

Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements: Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree, as defined above, and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation

- Be computer-literate in standard software applications

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideas of the Charter

- Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

- English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional UN language is an asset

 

Wage/fees: The internship is unpaid

 

Application process: Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The cover note must include:
-Title of degree you are currently pursuing.
-Graduation Date (When will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?)
-IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
-Top three areas of interest.
-Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.
-Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills and three references

Submit all requested documents going to the Inspira platform and following the instructions

 

Useful links:

OHCHR Internship

Inspira platform

OHCHR web site

 

Contact information:

Contact page



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UNDP internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. Apply now!

 

Organization: UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. It helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results  

 

Duty Station: UNDP country office/regional center or at the organization's Headquarters in New York

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Internship assignments vary in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP. Assignments are available on a part-time and full-time basis throughout the year

 

Deadline: If present, specified for each internship assignment

 

Job description: The internships with UNDP are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complement other international studies, including law. Assignments vary greatly in terms of content. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. The purpose of internships is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but, as already mentioned, to complement an intern's studies. However, a number of interns, having completed their studies and met the necessary requirements, have gone on to further assignments with the UNDP or elsewhere in the United Nations system.

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Qualifications:

- enrollment in a graduate-level degree programme in a development related field such as economics, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible

- demonstrated interest in the field of development

- language skills: written and spoken proficiency in at least one, and preferably two of the three working languages used by UNDP: English, French and Spanish. Fluency in Arabic, Portuguese, Russian or Eastern European language is an asset

- interest in global mobility; adaptability to varied physical and other environments; desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds

- respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and the UNDP Statement of Purpose

 

Wage/fees: The internships are not paid. All the costs associated must be borne by the nominating institution, by a related institution or government which may provide the required financial assistance to its students; or by the students themselves

 

Application process: The selection for the internships is fully decentralized within UNDP. All internships are advertised on UNDP's jobs site at http://jobs.undp.org/. You can choose your internship and then submit the application electronically along with an uploaded resume

 

Useful links:

Internship

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Contact information:

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Edited by Tatiana Camerota

The editorial staff of carriereinternazionali.com is not responsible for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.

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