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UN Economic Commission for Africa Internship for African Students, 2019



Application Deadline: 31st August 2019

Applications are currently ongoing for the UN Economic Commission for Africa Internship for African Students Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Interested students should see the details below.

UN Economic Commission for Africa Internship Details and FAQs

The Internship is located in the Office of Director of the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa. The internship is for three (3) months with an opportunity for extension, depending on the needs of the Director. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. The intern will work for five days per week under the supervision of the Director.

The Social Development Policy Division consists of three sections, namely, the Social Policy, Urbanization and Gender Sections, which cover social thematic areas such as social protection, employment, demography, youth, ageing, migration, health, disability, and urbanization, while the gender component is mainstreamed across all areas of work.

The United Nations Office of Director of the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa is recruiting african graduates and undergraduates for its internship in Communication program.

When is the application deadline?

31st August 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

What is the category of this opportunity?

Internship

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

To qualify for consideration for an internship by the United Nations Headquarters Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

  • Applications must meet one of the following educational 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;
  • 2) Be computer literate in standard software applications;
  • 3) Have a demonstrated and keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
  • 4) Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.

How many scholarship awards are available?

Not specified

What are the benefits of the award?

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

How to Apply for the UN Economic Commission for Africa Internship

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
– Title of degree you are currently pursuing;
– Graduation Date (when will you be graduating from the programme);
– List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in;
– List your top three areas of interest/department preferences;
– Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills, and three references.

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

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