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Intern - Project Support

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Mar 21, 2024 (28 days ago)

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Qualifications/special skills

  • Applicants must at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements: Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher), Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent),  Have graduated with Bachelor's degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent.    
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office Suite).  Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.  
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  •  Preferred areas of study: Communications, Media Studies, Advertising, Web Design and Development, Public Affairs, International Relations, Urban/Public Policy or any other related field.  Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience.
  • However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.  Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. Programme.  
  • Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application.
  • Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.  Do you have experience in creating content for the public, e.g. social media posts, emails, newsletters, etc. If yes, please elaborate.  
  • Do you have experience in website design, development, and content management? If yes, please elaborate.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship position, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.


Responsibilities

Qualifications/special skills

  • Applicants must at the time of application, meet one of the following requirements: Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher), Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent),  Have graduated with Bachelor's degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent.    
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office Suite).  Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.  
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  •  Preferred areas of study: Communications, Media Studies, Advertising, Web Design and Development, Public Affairs, International Relations, Urban/Public Policy or any other related field.  Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience.
  • However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.  Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. Programme.  
  • Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application.
  • Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.  Do you have experience in creating content for the public, e.g. social media posts, emails, newsletters, etc. If yes, please elaborate.  
  • Do you have experience in website design, development, and content management? If yes, please elaborate.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship position, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.


Under the supervision of the Inter Regional Advisor of the Regional Programme Division (RPD), the intern will: Assist in drafting, editing and preparing publicity materials related to the joint project of Shanghai Award and Shanghai Manual, including news, emails, social media content, posters, messaging and outreach materials.  Assist with technical documents development (guidelines, application form, reports) related to the award application and review process.  Collaborate with developers to optimize the layouts and functions of Shanghai Award website(https://shanghaiaward.org/).   Support with routine updates and maintenance of content on the Shanghai Award website.  Assist in organizing and participating in meetings, workshops, seminars, and other events and processes related to work under Shanghai Award and the Shanghai Manual.   Assist the administration and other management aspects of the joint project.  Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.


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