Executive Internship in the United Nations in New York
United Nations

Executive Internship in the United Nations in New York

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

Mina7 offers free scholarships, see also bachelor scholarships,  master scholarships,<

Visit institution page

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Association
Area
Host Country
Deadline
30 Jun 2021
Study level
Opportunity type
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The United Nations calls application for Executive Internship in the Office of the UN Secretary-General. Interns can take up assignments with any team in the Office, including the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Unit; the Political, Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Human Rights Unit; the Rule of Law Unit; the Sustainable Development Unit; the Policy Advisors Office; or other teams.

Org. Setting and Reporting

We seek motivated interns to support the work of the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General. Our interns can take up assignments with any team in the Office, including the Strategic Planning and Monitoring Unit; the Political, Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Human Rights Unit; the Rule of Law Unit; the Sustainable Development Unit; the Policy Advisor’s Office; or other teams.

Interns report to full-time professional staff in our teams and focus on one of the three tracks set out below.

The United Nations internship programme does not provide remuneration; All internship related expenses – travel, insurance, living etc. – are the responsibility of the intern, sponsoring Government or institution; The UN accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents, illness or death during the internship; The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed; Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UN during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the end of the internship; The intern must provide proof of enrolment in health insurance plan; Interns are not staff members and may not represent the UN in any official capacity; Due to the high volume of applications received, we can only contact successful candidates; Interns work full time - five days per week.

Responsibilities

TRACK 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT
• Support the preparation of senior-level management meetings, conferences and retreats
• Support the preparation of background and option papers
• Support the tracking and analysis of decisions and their implementation
• Assist in the preparation of speeches and talking points

TRACK 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICS
• Support analytics on UN system-wide / cross-cutting needs, priorities, resources, risks and performance
• Support the analytics teams in maintaining key data sets, data models, indices and reports
• Develop dashboards and visualizations for senior managers and provide user support
• Support data mining, process optimization, metrics development and forecasting

TRACK 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT
• Help monitor, identify and analyze geographic, political and thematic global trends
• Support the preparation of analytical reports, papers, talking points and correspondences
• Assist in coordinating the formulation of strategies, programmes and policies
• Support the preparation of meetings, events, talks and visits

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

  • PLANNING AND ORGANIZING

• Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
• Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required
• Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work
• Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
• Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary

  • TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS

• Actively seeks to apply emerging technology across tasks
• Keeps abreast of available technology
• Understands applicability and opportunities of technology for the organization

Education

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation

Choose your study destination


Choose the country you wish to travel to study for free, work or volunteer

Please find also


Featured tags


stage internship