Intern-Public Information , United Nations Headquarters, New York

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JOB DETAIL

Work Location
New York, NY
Expected duration
6 MONTHS

Responsibilities

This internship opportunity is available in the Africa Section of the Country Teams, Coordination Operations Division, Department of Global Communications (DGC). Its duties include managing stakeholder relations, supporting events around key moments, supporting in the creation of communications content and digital assets and supporting the work the Africa Section’s mandate. This internship is offered for six months, and is designed to be in-person/hybrid or remote. The internship is unpaid and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of the Chief of the Africa Section. For more information on the Department of Global Communications, please visit https://www.un.org/en/sections/departments/department-global-communications/. Under the supervision of the Chief of the Africa Section, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions: • Assist in organizing and coordinating key events, including helping with logistics, preparations, and liaising with internal teams under supervision. • Aid in the creation of event flyers, save-the-date notices, and social media graphics under the guidance of senior staff, using designated design software. • Support the research relevant to the section’s work, particularly in areas of trade and economic development in Africa. • Assist manage social media accounts by preparing draft content and schedules for review and approval by senior team members. • Assist in transcribing interview recordings for senior team members’ review. • Contribute to the maintenance of ongoing partnerships with outreach groups, including academic institutions, youth, and women’s organizations. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Please note that to qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: a. Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) b. Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent). Applicants must also: -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 ideals of the UN 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. 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.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the internship advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language including Kiswahili and French is desirable.
Additional Information
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) • Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship • Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted. Applicants who are children or siblings of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the United Nations. Interns will need to provide all necessary hardware (computer), software and internet connection to perform the internship remotely. This job opening is generic and further notice about any non-selections will not be issued due to the nature of the advertisement. At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application. Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. For internships in the United States of America, interns who are not United States citizens, permanent residents or not currently in the United States on a non-immigrant visa status will be required to obtain a G-4 visa. If already in the United States of America on another non-immigrant visa status other than G-4, interns will be responsible for ensuring that they have a valid visa, and if required, employment authorization, allowing them to undertake the internship.
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
REQUIRED EDUCATION Bachelor’s Degree
WORK HOURS: 8 Hours a Day
EXPERIENCE IN MONTHS: 24
New York, United States
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