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Intern - Multimedia Communications
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||05-Mar-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.
UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. We support countries' efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, which will guide global development priorities through 2030. The key 2030 Agenda principle of leaving no one behind and stamping out inequality is at the core of everything we do.
UNDP focuses on helping countries build and share solutions in three main areas:
In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable.
INTERNSHIP OFFICE BACKGROUND:
The Communications Unit at the BRH provides direct communications support to country offices as well as to the Units within the BRH, which include the thematic areas of Inclusive Growth; Effective Governance; Resilient and Sustainable Development; and HIV and Health. It also leads in raising the profile of regional events through outreach and digital communications, producing publications and digital materials on regional and country-level initiatives, and strategically positioning UNDP at the regional level through liaising with major media outlets.
The Communications Unit is seeking an intern with comprehensive experience producing multimedia communications materials for six months to support video production, photography, and the management of multimedia outlets while supporting other tasks within the Communications Unit. These productions may include short features, explainer videos for social platforms, video messages and internal UNDP films.
Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills and Experience
Candidates must meet one of the following educational requirements:
Field of study: Media studies, communications, public relations, graphic design, photojournalism, journalism, or related fields in the arts or humanities.
NOTE: If selected for the position, interns are requested to provide a letter from university confirming current enrollment and graduation date, a copy of school transcript, a letter of endorsement from professor, a medical certificate of good health, a copy of medical insurance coverage during internship assignment in Thailand, and a copy of passport.
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.