Applications are invited for UN Women Internship Programme 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The UN internship 2019 will take place in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of the internship at the UN is 6 months.
UN Women’s Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response Office (HACRO) promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment across the humanitarian – development nexus as a matter of rights, effectiveness, accountability, and sustainability. The Office aims to accelerate transformative change through placing women’s leadership and their central role in community resilience at the core of prevention, preparedness and response efforts. As a policy, thematic and programme support office for crisis countries and fragile states, HACRO supports field offices prepare, prevent and respond to disasters and crisis in a gender-responsive manner. The Office has two units in New York City, USA, and Geneva, Switzerland. HACRO delivers services to UN Women country and regional offices through integrated, multifunctional policy and programme teams specialized in prevention, preparedness, response and resilience building, and by providing standby capacity.
- United Nations
- Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response Office
- 6 Months
- Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
- Learning the work in gender and humanitarian action in an international environment;
- Meeting and networking with UN Women colleagues in other units;
- Working as a team member in a multicultural setting;
- Gaining knowledge relating to online education and learning methodologies, platforms and systems
- Support in programme development in areas of DRR and Resilience, LEAP and SCE;
- Provide support in the development of donor proposals, programme document and other programming documents /advocacy papers related to HACRO Geneva thematic services lines.
- Support research analysis to identify best practices, data and information required by the thematic areas including a literature review of best practices, results in mapping & collecting data etc;
- Support with populating HACRO’s web portals with high-quality content from various UN Women initiatives and partners;
- Support the development of communication/advocacy materials for UN Women HACRO thematic portfolios;
- Support the division in drafting background documents, concept notes, briefing documents, reports, presentation slides etc.
- Provide support in organizing meetings/events in Geneva including preparation meeting documents, invitations and logistics arrangements as when required;
- Provide other assistance as required.
Also, Apply for related opportunities:
- The intern must have studied in social sciences, international development, gender, education, communication, economics, journalism or other similar subjects at the university level;
- 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 programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
- Working knowledge of another UN language is considered an advantage.
- Proficient IT skills are required; skills with layout and design are a plus;
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment is essential;
- The intern must have a strong sense of responsibility, a flexible and proactive mindset, and the ability to work independently.
UN WOMEN INTERNSHIP POLICY
1.) Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) or (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
2.) UN Women internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship;
3.) All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring Government or institution;
4.) UN Women accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
5.) The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
6.) Interns are not eligible to apply for or be appointed to positions in the professional and above category in UN WOMEN during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the expiration date of an internship;
7.) The intern must provide proof of enrollment in a health insurance plan, proof of school enrollment, a scanned copy of his/her passport, two letters of recommendation, and application
Also, Apply for related opportunities:
- OFID SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FULLY FUNDED 2019
- PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS EXCHANGE US PROGRAM FULLY FUNDED
HOW TO APPLY?
Candidates are encouraged to submit the application electronically along with an uploaded resume
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- Please note that as UNDP´s recruitment processes are decentralized, job-specific queries may be presented to the hiring unit once they’ve expressed interest in your application.
- 25th March 2019