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Internship at United Nations

Economic Affairs

United Nations

Delhi

Start Date Duration Stipend Posted On Apply By
Not Provided
2 Months Not provided 31 Mar'20 26 Jul'20
Internship
Internship

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia (ESCAP SSWA), based in New Delhi, offers an internship opportunity for a minimum of two months with an opportunity for extension to up to six months.
About United Nations (https://careers.un.org/)
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 and committed to maintaining international peace and security; developing friendly relations among nations; promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
About the internship
Under immediate supervision by a staff member (s), the intern is responsible for contributing to the research project (s) related to the work programme of SSWA for the implementation of the SDGs. The topic of the project will depend on the intern's background, skills, and interest.

Other duties may include undertaking the following:

(a) Regular monitoring of relevant developments, policy trends and news articles related to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in the subregion;
(b) Monitor and collect details on national policies on selected sustainable development issues of ESCAP-SSWA member States
(c) Collect data, generate figures and tables, describe and analyze the tables and results to support ESCAP-SSWA staff in related research and analytical work
(d)Attend conferences, seminars, meetings, and other events and provide written highlights and briefing notes
(e)Provide administrative, organizational and conference management support for ESCAP-SSWA events
(f)Other activities as may be decided by the supervisor
Who can apply
Only those candidates can apply who:
  1. are available for full time (in-office) internship
  2. are available for duration of 2 months
  3. have relevant skills and interests
Other requirements
  1. To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
  2. a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
  3. b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or
  4. c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.
  5. Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme but shall be computer literate in standard software applications. Familiarity with econometrics and empirical data analysis methods and relevant software package (e.g. EViews, Stata, SPSS, and Python) is desirable. Data handling skills and skills in using spreadsheets, Excel is also an asset.
Perks
Certificate.
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