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INTERN - Human Resources (Data Analysis & Visualization),

New York City

  • Organization: UNDMSPC - Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Statistics
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: Closed

Work Location
This internship is designed to be in-person and full-time (35 hours) but can be adjusted based on request by the successful candidate.
Expected duration
3 - 6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking a motivated and innovative Data Analytics and Visualization Intern to join our team. The intern will analyse human resources data, create insightful visualizations, and support various innovation projects. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in data analytics, and project management within the United Nations. This internship position is located in the Staffing, Diversity and Outreach Section (SDOS) in the Strategic Talent Management Service (STMS), Global Strategy and Policy Division (GSPD), Office of Human Resources (OHR), Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC). The intern will report to a Human Resources Officer and works up to five days per week (35 hours). No previous internship or work experience required. Performance will be measured based on the eagerness to learn, timely delivery and quality of results. Bi-Monthly feedback and performance reviews will be provided by the supervisor. Responsibilities: 1. Performs qualitative and quantitative data analytics of human resources data for reporting to senior management, departments, offices, and missions 2. Cleans and organizes raw data, uses descriptive statistics to get a big-picture view of the data, analyzes trends found, creates visualizations of workforce data; 3. Prepares presentations and other forms of communications; creates digital graphic designs using relevant data visualization software 4. Supports innovation projects by creating lightweight prototypes, demos, and data visualizations to show the usefulness of the project and communicates value to stakeholders 5. Simplify complex datasets into accessible and innovative visualizations, ensuring clear communication of insights to stakeholders. 6. Engage in creative thinking and constructive critique in team brainstorming sessions to refine and innovate on project ideas 7. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications/special skills
Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent). Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work. experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required. Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage. Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint, good skills in SQL, Power BI, Power Automate, Access, and Word are required. Eagerness to learn, strong teamwork, critical thinking, innovation abilities, excellent research skills, ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, strong attention to detail, punctuality, reliability in meeting deadlines, proactive initiative, openness to feedback, and creative problem-solving abilities. Creative problem-solving abilities, critical thinking, and the capacity to engage in constructive critique during team brainstorming sessions are expected
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
Additional Information
Shortlisted candidates will receive a dataset related to human resources or workforce analytics. Candidates will be asked to perform specific tasks such as cleaning and organizing the data, performing descriptive and inferential statistical analysis, and creating visualizations to present their findings. Candidates with the most compelling case study submissions will be invited to an interview. The interview will focus on discussing their case study approach, understanding their problem-solving and analytical skills, and assessing their fit with the team and organizational culture. Based on the case study performance and interview, the potential candidate will be selected for the internship.
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
This vacancy is now closed.