Internship Opportunity (Public Information) at United Nations, New Delhi
Applications have been invited for an Intern - Public Information, at the United Nations Information Center, Department of Global Communications; United Nations, New Delhi. The United Nations Information Centers (UNICs) belong to the Information Centres Services (ICS), Strategic Communications Division (SCD) of the Department of Global Communication (DGC) and are the principal sources of information about the United Nations system in the countries where they are located.
This internship is located in the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, India.
The minimum duration of an internship is two months. This period can be extended up to a total period of six months, depending on the needs of the department.
The internship is unpaid. UN interns work full-time, five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
Responsibilities: The intern will support UNIC staff in implementing UN campaigns and events for theinternship durationincluding Climate Change and Peacekeeping. The intern will support the UNIC team in generating content for the website and social media platforms; Conduct research and background work for events and campaigns; Provide organizing and logistical support for events; Assist the UNIC/UNRC joint communication team with events and campaigns; Other daily responsibilities based on the needs and the individual’ s background.
Applicant should be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) or be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’ s level or equivalent) or should have graduated with a university degree (as defined above).
Applicant should be computer literate in standard software application; have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and 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.
Applications can be submitted online at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=156088 latest by June 15, 2021. The application must include a completed online application with Cover Note and Personal History Profile. The Cover Note must include, the title of degree applicant is currently pursuing; Graduation Date (when applicant will be graduating from the programme); List of the IT skills and programmes applicant is proficient in; List the top three areas of interest/department preferences; Explain why the applicant feels himself/herself as the best candidate for that specific department (s); Explain applicant’ s interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.
Due to a high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted. Details are available at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=156088.