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7 Fantastic UN Internship Opportunities – Apply today!

 

The UN Development Operations Coordination Office Intern

The UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UN DOCO) is hiring an intern in New York, United States of America. This internship position includes such responsibilities as communications research, support in advocacy research and researching on Sustainable Development Goals, social media and editorial support, assisting in knowledge management, and developing draft work to produce innovation in the UN system. Candidate must be enrolled in a post graduate program in Business Administration, Social Science, International Development, or any related field. Relevant experience in international development and knowledge of the UN system is preferred.  The desired candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English. Working knowledge of other UN languages is preferred, but not a necessity. The expected duration of this position is three months. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2016 by` MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

Resilience and Sustainable Development Intern

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a Resilience and Sustainable Development intern in Honiara, Solomon Islands. This internship position includes such responsibilities as working closely with program units to strengthen communication; engaging in developing result report materials such as videos and picture stories, as well contributing to the web page, Facebook page, and other forms of social media; as well as engaging research to implement the design of new programs. The desired candidate must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in relevant fields (development, economics, public administration, environment, climate change, journalism). Experience in website development and relevant software is preferred, but not a necessity. The expected duration of this internship is 3 months with possibilities of extensions to 6 months.  Deadline to apply is May 2, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

Green Energy Internship

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a Green Energy intern in Copenhagen, Denmark. This internship position includes such responsibilities as assisting in the implementation process of Green Energy solutions by providing technical support to UNDP offices by handling requests, data collection, providing market research, advocating energy specific solutions, and drafting business care plans. The desired candidate must be currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in the field of engineering, science, or any related field. Experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office tools is required, along with experience with basic renewable energy technologies. The desired candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of other UN languages would be an advantage, but not a necessity. The expected duration of this internship is 4 to 6 months. This position is expected to start on July 18, 2016. Deadline to apply is April 3, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

Social Media Internship

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a Social Media intern in New York, United States of America. This internship position includes the responsibilities of overseeing and supporting every aspect of the United Nations Development Programme social media campaign. The duties of the internship include the collection and sharing of UNDP success stories; preparing tweets and posts for Twitter, Facebook, and the UNDP website; as well as assistance in the drafting of press releases and news stories. The desired candidate must be enrolled in a Master’s degree in development economics, public administration, environmental studies, communication and media, and any relevant Social Science field of study. The desired candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English. The starting date is May 15, 2016. The duration of this internship position is 3 months with a possibility of an extension of 6 months. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding Intern

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding Intern in Honiara, Solomon Islands. This internship includes working under the Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding Specialist in assisting in editing documents, researching, mapping governance, economic development plans, and other projects within the field of Social Cohesion and Peacebuilding. The ideal candidate for this internship position must be currently enrolled in a Master’s Degree in social and political studies, development, economics, public administration, environmental climate change, journalism, and any other relevant field of study. The candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English and have familiarity of Pacific Region. The starting date is May 2, 2016. The duration of this internship position is 3 months with the possibility of extension to 6 months. Deadline to apply is April 8, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

United Nations Interagency Sustainability Team Intern

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a United Nations Interagency Sustainability Team intern in Istanbul, Turkey. The overall responsibilities of this position include assisting in the research, implementation, and analyzation of the current green procurement initiatives as well as analyzing environmental factors within multiple business organizations and stakeholders. The ideal candidate for this internship position must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level degree program in public health, environmental studies, economics, business administration, or any relevant field. It is required that the candidate to be fluent in one of the following languages: French, English, or Spanish (candidates that speak more than one of these languages are preferred). Fluency in Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, or Eastern European languages is an advantage. This full-time position will last for 6 months and deadline to apply is March 30, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

Communications Intern

UN Women is hiring a Communications intern in Cairo, Egypt. The main responsibilities of this internship position are to assist the Communications Unit with a variety of office support related tasks. The tasks that the intern will assist in will include preparing events; composing, proofreading, and sometimes translating communication materials; the development in monitoring reports; and providing content and technical support for the developing website. The candidate must be enrolled in a graduate school program or a bachelor degree in Mass Communication, Political Science, Graphic design, or any other relevant fields of study. The desired candidate must be fluent in spoken and written English. Knowledge of any other UN language is an advantage, but not a necessity. The starting date is April 17, 2016. The duration of this internship position is 6 months. Deadline to apply is April 7, 2016 by MIDNIGHT (New York, USA).

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