Job Opening ID: 224315
Job Network : Economic, Social and Development
Job Family : Programme Management
Category and Level : Internship, I-1
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Department/Office : Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Business Transformation and Accountability Division
Date Posted : Dec 27, 2023
Deadline : Jan 10, 2024
New York – Flexible
4 to 6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
This internship is in the Monitoring and Evaluation Service (M&ES) of the Business Transformation and Accountability Division (BTAD) of the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC). The incumbent will report to the relevant supervisor.
The Monitoring & Evaluation Service (M&ES) primary role is organisational performance measurement:
• Providing the Secretary-General with assurance over the use of delegated authorities.
• Supporting Heads of UN Secretariat entities to better understand and evaluate their entity’s performance.
Turning information into insight by highlighting performance trends and systemic issues that help the Organisation better deliver results.
As part of M&ES, the Intern will support the development and implementation of projects through applying skills in research and quantitative / qualitative analysis.
Responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the intern’s assigned team as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Scoping and helping deliver research and analysis projects to improve administrative performance.
• Experiments and explores new tools and approaches to analysis and knowledge management.
• Performs other duties as required.
No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
To qualify for an internship with the UN, 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 university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above).
We are open to a broad range of educational and professional backgrounds.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.