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|Location :||Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA|
|Application Deadline :||16-Jun-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3-6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3-6 months|
Internships offer graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complement other international studies
UNDP is the leading global development agency for transformational change. We help empower lives and build resilient nations so that they can withstand crisis and improve the quality of life for everyone.
UNDP partners with people at all levels of society principally with the host Government, the UN System, Civil Society Organisations, Private Sector, Inter-Governmental organisations and Foundations. With offices in more than 170 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.
UNDP in South Africa is a key partner to the country’s vision of greater prosperity and improved lives. The overarching goal of the strategic partnership between the Government of South Africa and UNDP is to advance South-Africa’s strategic priorities to work for a better South Africa, a better Africa and a better World.
UNDP South Africa programme of support is also consistent with the Government’s New Growth Path to accelerate the implementation of employment creation programmes and schemes.
For the period 2013 - 2017, UNDP South Africa will focus on the following programme areas:
2 cross cutting areas within all the above programmes, which are significantly important in South Africa, are:
The Communication unit is currently seeking an intern who is interested in gaining experience and providing support to this work. The Intern shall report to the Communication Officer, with direct supervision from the Country Director.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Communication Officer, the intern is expected to perform the following tasks:
Required Skills and Experience
Interns are not financially remunerated by UNDP;
More information is available at http://www.undp.org/internships/
Interested students must send the following documentation:
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.