Intern (Adviser on Livelihoods and employment)

Location : Kathmandu, NEPAL
Application Deadline :25-May-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :4 months


The intern will work under the mentorship/supervision of Adviser on Livelihoods and Employment within the Poverty and Inclusion unit, UNDP Country Office Nepal.

Duties and Responsibilities

The internship will focus on the following area:

  • Review national and international publications, program and practices in the area of livelihoods, employment, economic development and related thematic issues as per the priority of Poverty and Inclusion Unit;
  • Collect and analyze data from various secondary sources on the intervention made by other development partners;
  • Carry out background research in various area related to employment and economic development;
  • Conduct field visits and collect data from the field as needed as assigned by the Supervisor;
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Good interpersonal skill;
  • Respects Diversity;
  • Eagerness to learn;
  • Working in team:
  • Good Analytical skill.

Required Skills and Experience

Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • 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;
  • Person should be familiar with various research methodology and data analysis;
  • Be able to analyze data and produce tables, graphs and charts on Excel or similar spreadsheets as required;
  • Basic knowledge of a statistical software will be an advantage.
  • Strong command of written and spoken Nepali and English languages.


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.

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