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UNOPS Administration Internship 2024 in New York

Are you a university student or recent graduate looking to kickstart your career in international development? The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is offering an exciting internship opportunity that could be the perfect stepping stone for you.

The Administration Intern (Research Intern) position is based in New York, USA, and provides a unique chance to gain hands-on experience in the heart of the UN’s operations.

Position Overview

Stipend: Interns may be eligible for a monthly stipend and a one-time travel lump sum of $500 USD. 
Department/Office:
GPO, NYPO, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty Station: New York, United States of America
Contract Type: Intern
Duration: 3 months with the possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance, availability of funds, and necessity of services

Internship Responsibilities

As an Administration Intern (Research Intern), you will:

  • Conduct research on development policies in various fields.
  • Assist in data collection and research processes.
  • Help in editing and printing publications.
  • Support the preparation of special events and commemorations.
  • Provide technical, logistical, and administrative support as required.
  • Report to and perform other duties as required by the Programme Coordinator.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Education: Enrollment in or recent graduation (within the past 12 months) from a university degree program in international development, environment management, or related fields.
  • Experience: No prior work experience is required, but a portfolio of relevant work is an asset. Legal permit or student visa to work in New York is necessary.
  • Language: Fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of a second G77 working language is desirable.
  • Skills: Understanding of international development issues, expertise in mapping and computer skills, strong communication and analytical skills, and editorial abilities are all advantageous.

Application Form and Deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this UNOPS internship using this application form https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=28300#5.

Deadline: June 14-2024.

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