Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Internship at the UN for Students
United Nations

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Internship at the UN for Students

Kenya 25 Jun 2020

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

The world looks to the United Nations for solutions to complex problems everywhere; from ending conflict and alleviating poverty, to combating climate change and defending human rights. The issues

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Area
Host Country
Deadline
25 Jun 2020
Study level
Opportunity type
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The United Nation announced an internship in the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics field. The internship is for three months, it is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35-40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned. 

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Administrative Officer, Administration Unit, the intern will:

  • Be exposed to the analysis and creation of business intelligence visualization with the Business Intelligence team.
  • Communicate and follow up with relevant stakeholders/parties to ensure issues are resolved;
  • Draft and maintain technical documentation ensuring that all works are correctly documented.
  • Draft and maintain presentations.
  • Attend and summarize meetings.
  • Under the direction of the Supervisor, set up work priorities, each morning for each specific assignment.
  • Generate a variety of standard statistical and other reports, etc, using various databases in excel and SAP. Data entry and extraction functions.;
  • Additional tasks on an as-needed basis.

Competencies:

Communication:

  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
  • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
  • Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience
  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

Teamwork:

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
  • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
  • Places team agenda before personal agenda
  • Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
  • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Client Orientation:

  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view
  • Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect
  • Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions
  • Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems
  • Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects
  • Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to a client.

Education:

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • a. Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); b. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • 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 include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Relevant studies in economics are preferred.

Required Documents:

Application for this internship must include:

  • A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN, careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. (The Cover Note must include: Title of the degree applicant is currently pursuing, Graduation Date, IT skills and programs applicant is proficient in, Applicant should explain why he is the best candidate for this specific internship.) Applicant should explain his interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, and ensure to include all past work experience (if any).
  • Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).
  • A copy of degree certificate (if an applicant has already graduated).

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

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