Opportunities of between 3 and 6 months are available on an ongoing basis through 2017 for interns in the Volunteer Knowledge and Innovation Section

Under the coordination of the Knowledge Management Associate and supervision of
specified VKIS staff, the intern will support building UNV substantive knowledge and
capacity to promote and facilitate volunteerism for peace and development globally;
as well as to enhance UNV policies, programming and partnerships.  Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree / programme in development, social science, political science, communications, knowledge management, evaluation or a related field. (Please note that only candidates who will be returning to their studies upon the completion of their internship qualify for an internship with UNV.)
  • Strong interest in development cooperation and in the work of the United Nations Volunteers programme.
  • Previous experience in developing countries is desirable. Knowledge of the UN work environment an advantage.
  • Experience in volunteering a strong asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and demonstrated research abilities and interest
  • Internet proficiency as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Experience with the development of statistics, charts in Excel and Web 2.0 tools (especially social networking) an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required; Fluency in an additional UN language is an asset.

Under the coordination of the Knowledge Management Associate and supervision of specified VKIS staff, the intern will support building UNV substantive knowledge and capacity to promote and facilitate volunteerism for peace and development globally; as well as to enhance UNV policies, programming and partnerships.

Please specify your availability.

Deadline: 31 December 2017