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Intern for Online Communications
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bonn, GERMANY|
|Application Deadline :||27-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||4d 7h 15m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 Months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is active in around 130 countries every year. With Field Presences in over 80 countries, UNV is represented worldwide. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
UNV is headquartered in Bonn, Germany and has approximately 130 staff positions – with some positions in six of its Regional Offices and in different Field Units around the world, and in other Headquarters locations (e.g. New York and Tokyo).
The External Relations and Communications Section builds and nurtures corporate donor relations, strategically leads the donor resource mobilization platform and conducts coherent communications efforts to highlight the value of volunteerism for peace and development and the contributions of UNV and UN Volunteers.
The intern (Online Communications) will have the opportunity to learn about the work carried out by UN Volunteers with UN agencies in the field to advance peace and development, and to contribute to publicize and promote their work through the creation of online communications materials to publish on UNV’s platforms.
This internship is a perfect fit for a student/graduate of communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, political science or international development, looking to expand her/his career in the field of corporate communications.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Communications Specialist/Web Manager, External Relations and Communications Section, the incumbent is expected to contribute to:
Learning opportunities for the intern
Learning opportunities for the intern
Required Skills and Experience
Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Applicants to UNV internships must at the time of application meet one of the following academic 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);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
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