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The UN Technology Bank – INTERN – PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

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2021-03-02

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The UN Technology Bank – INTERN – PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Responsibilities

  • Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the intern’s assigned programme as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • •Assist in drafting and preparing background documents, reports, issue briefs, talking points, articles, presentations etc.
  • •Attend and summarize conferences and meetings.
  • •Support organization of meetings and conferences, side events to strengthen strategic engagement with UN system partners.
  • •Assist in data collection of science, technology and innovation practices.
  • •Conduct research and provide analysis on science, technology and innovation and sustainable development issues.
  • •Support research on technology needs assessments and related topics.
  • •Assist in maintaining databases.
  • •Support the review of key publications.
  • •Assist in preparing training and learning events and other capacity building initiatives for science, technology and innovation.

Education

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

a)be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
b)be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
c)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.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the Programme.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of a second United Nations official language is an asset.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
• Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?)
• Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)
• List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
• List your 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.

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