Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Intern

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Job Opening
Job Opening ID: 226522
Job Network : Management and Administration
Job Family : Administration
Category and Level : Internship, I-1
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Department/Office : Department of Operational Support
Date Posted : Jan 26, 2024
Deadline : Feb 24, 2024

Work Location
New York (remote options may be available)
Expected duration
The internship is for a minimum of three (3) months, up to a period of six (6) months, commencing between May and August.
Duties and Responsibilities

The mission of the United Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS) is to help Secretariat entities, including peace operations, departments and offices, succeed by providing rapid, effective, efficient and responsible support services. DOS has the following teams, which provide end-to-end service delivery and integration of operational support:

I. Office of Support Operations (OSO): Provides dedicated advisory, operational and transactional support services to more than 100 UN Secretariat entities globally. The office oversees three areas covering Human Resources Services, Health-Care Management and Occupational Safety and Health, and Capacity Development and Training.

II. Office of Supply Chain Management (OSCM): Covers a wide scope of services including supply chain planning and performance management, logistical support, procurement, vendor management and supplier diversity, aviation safety, and uniformed capabilities support. In addition to operational services and support, OSCM also provides advisory services and guidance to nearly 100 client entities globally, as well as to troop and police contributing countries (T/PCCs).

III. Division for Special Activities (DSA): Oversees a range of specialized and crosscutting operational capacities, with a focus on direct support for operating entities faced with special circumstances and other operational planning priorities, as well as facilitating relationships with key support partners to enhance organizational efficiency through continued change management efforts.

IV. Division of Administration (DoA): Delivers administrative support functions for offices and departments at Headquarters and provides facilities management and commercial services. In addition, the division manages the commercial insurance policies for the organization, including offices away from Headquarters, Peacekeeping and Special Political Missions and other UN entities. The division is also responsible for the overall coordination of payroll-related and accounts payable tasks within the Umoja system.

V. Office of the Under-Secretary-General (OUSG): Provides direct executive and management support to DOS leadership. Our work covers DOS strategy, performance, and analytics; as well as communication, coordination, and external relations.

VI. Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT): Develops and implements ICT strategies, manages infrastructure, supports applications, ensures cybersecurity, provides technical training, explores emerging technologies, and leverages ICT for mandate delivery.

This recruitment is for Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Interns across the departments. Interns, based on their background, skills, and interests, will be placed into one of the teams mentioned above.

The internship is unpaid and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours), with supervision and support of a staff member. Interns are expected to come into the office at least three days a week, in keeping with UNHQ-NY hybrid working policies.

Our interns work as full members of various DOS teams, pursue project assignments that are designed to make a significant impact on our work, and have opportunities to learn about the United Nations overall. The intern(s) may be responsible for the following duties:

• Gathering and analyzing data from various sources, and providing support preparing data, data models, and surveys.
• Performing statistical and/or mathematical programming to make sense of data gathered.
• Providing technical support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools
• Supporting team members with data cleaning from primary or secondary sources and maintaining databases/data systems;
• Translating data results into written reports and data visualizations/presentations to convey information to stakeholders and leaders.
• Supporting data mining, optimization, metrics development, and predictive analysis.
• Contribute to the search for approaches and methods that will lead to innovative data products;
• Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications/special skills
We are open to a broad range of educational backgrounds. Typically, our interns are pursuing studies in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Visualization or Analytics.

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