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Intern - Programme Management

Remote | New York City

  • Organization: UNDOS - United Nations Department of Operational Support
  • Location: Remote | New York City
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Work Location
In-person or remote
Expected duration
The internship is for a maximum period of six months. The internship is UNPAID, either on a full-time basis (35 hours a week) or on a part-time basis (less than 35 hours a week).
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Operational Support (DOS) was established to provide end-to-end operational support, advisory services and other solutions to operating entities across the Secretariat, including departments, offices away from headquarters, peace operations, and regional commissions. Capacity Development and Operational Training Service (CDOTS) provides operational training, language and communications training, training on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, knowledge management, and leads as the main facilitator of business process management activities in the UN Secretariat. This internship is located in the Language and Communications Unit (LCTU), Capacity Development and Operational Training Service (CDOTS), Office of Support Operations (OSO), Department of Operational Support (DOS). The Intern reports to the assigned senior staff. The intern will support the team in the administration and data analysis related tasks, including: • Support the design, development, and implementation of training courses, and other learning and development programmes and products. • Create graphic design assets for training materials. • Other tasks as requested.
Qualifications/special skills
Applicants must meet one of the following requirements (A or B): (A) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in ANY of the following areas: instructional design/educational technology, human resources learning and development, adult learning, training or a related area such as development communication, project management, media/UI/UX design, or psychology; (B) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent) in the areas mentioned above. - Applicants should have a demonstrated 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; - Be proficient in standard office software systems (e.g., MS Office 365 or similar) - Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in instructional design and demonstrated proficiency in content authoring software (Articulate 360 and/or Adobe Captivate), Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro), and using a Moodle-based Learning Management System. Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an advantage. Work Experience: No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
This vacancy is now closed.
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