UNDP has been in Cambodia for more than 50 years now, operating from 1958 to 1975, resuming in a limited capacity in 1980 contributing to emergency relief operations, and formally establishing its offices in Phnom Penh in 1994 with the signature of the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA). We are currently implementing a new Country Programme Document 2019-2023, which has been endorsed by the Letter of Agreement between the Country Office and the Royal Government of Cambodia.

UNDP aims to enhance the government’s ability to deliver public services to the population in an efficient, effective, equitable and accountable manner, to consolidate a participatory democracy with a responsible civil society and to create an enabling environment for inclusive growth, private sector development and sustainable use of natural resources. UNDP supports Cambodia to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

The Intern will work as part of the Go4eCAM project under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst.

Duties and Responsibilities

After training and orientation, the intern will:

  • Support communications activities to ensure full and effective participation of all stakeholders in the project; 
  • Support the preparation of meeting/workshops (e.g. participants invitation; support and operate audio and videoconferencing technology and equipment; admin/logistics and minute taking);
  • Track and store electronic documents such as PDFs, word processing files and digital images of relevant project activities and documents;
  • Provide translation and/or interpretation support as required;
  • Contribute to knowledge building and knowledge sharing.


  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties related to event managements
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment to provide efficient delivery of service
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
  • Establishes, builds, and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

Required Skills and Experience


  • Undergoing Bachelor’s Degree (final academic year/fourth year) or within one year after graduation in Computer Science, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Media and Communication or related field. 

Skills and experience:

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Windows 10 and Mac operating system;
  • Knowledge and experience with communication Apps such as Zoom, Microsoft Team, Google Meet;
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively under pressure in a team and in a multicultural environment;
  • Positive attitude towards learning and sharing.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluent in Khmer and good proficiency of English in both spoken and written.


  • Where an intern is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation or scholarship programme, a stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station, must be paid by the receiving office; 
  • The monthly amount of the stipend will be determined for each duty station based on the stipend rates published yearly by the OHR Policy and Compensation Unit. The stipend (USD 234.37) will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly;
  • Where an intern is financially supported by an institution, government or third party, UNDP will, subject to the rules of such institution, government or third party, pay the intern the difference, if any, between the external financial support provided and the applicable UNDP stipend;
  • No other payments of any kind will be made to an intern by the office in connection with an internship agreement. 

Subsequent Employment

There is no expectation of employment with UNDP following an internship. 

"UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in term of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority group, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence."

Note: This position is open for Cambodian nationals only.

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UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

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