Communications Intern

Location : Washington Representation Office, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Application Deadline :30-Jan-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Crisis Response
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :3-6 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :May-Aug 2018


UNDP is seeking an enthusiastic graduate student with excellent web skills for its Web Developer/ Communications Internship.  Under the supervision of the Communications Officer, the intern will provide support in the updating of and general maintenance of UNDP Washington Office website. 

Duties and Responsibilities

* Provide assistance to the Communications Officer in updating the UNDP Washington Office website (
* Work with the Communications officer in the formulation and implementation of new media and web strategies
* Audio/Video recording and editing for webcasts
* Research materials from UNDP intranet and other sources for publication on the website
* Assist in other outreach related activities of the office


* Knowledge of Dreamweaver and HTML knowledge/ PHP, CSS and/or XML
* Sound knowledge of video integration (including flash player plug-in integration with social media)
* Audio/Video recording and editing experience
* New Media skills (website integration and strategy)
* Web design experience
* Interest in international development

Required Skills and Experience

(a) Applicants are enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school (second university degree or higher) at the time of application and during the internship; or

(b) Applicants pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree.

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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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