2020 United Nations Internship Program
Deadline: March 2, 2021.
The UN Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (TBLDCs) internship is for a period of two months, commencing as soon as possible, with an opportunity for extension up to a maximum of six months depending on the needs of the Technology Bank. F
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the intern’s assigned programme as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
•Performs desktop publishing to produce a variety of print material and publications, using relevant computer systems and software applications.
•Assists in the layout and preparation of information materials.
•Reviews and/or edits scripts and storylines, creates and edits animations as per requirements and prepares presentations with raw designs to clients, using relevant software and techniques.
•Creates models, drawings and illustrations by hand or electronically.
•Develops storyboards for the initial stages of production, using creativity and artistic techniques to tell a story or provide information in visual form.
•Joins images with background graphics and special effects and ensures synchronization of frames and audio
•Assists with scheduling of various components of the production process, e.g. copy and proofreading, graphics, translation services, typesetting, printing, etc.
•Liaises with relevant parties on project specifications and approval of mechanicals for dispatch, etc.
•Tracks and monitors production flow to ensure that deadlines are met.
•Performs other related work as required., including drawing paintings, computer animation, info-graphic and printmaking design, books illustrations, creative writing, technical art, installations and photography.
- Widen the network with people from all across the globe
- Best addition to your cv
- Working with number 1 organizations will expand your experience and opportunities for your future career.
- The internship is unpaid and full-time.
The United Nations Core Competencies include:
•Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills.
•Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.
•Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view.
The intern is expected to:
•Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and a personal commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter; and
•Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.Education
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must 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); or
c)have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation;
Be computer literate in standard software applications.Work Experience
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the Programme.Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of a second United Nations official language is an asset.