Human Resources Intern

Location : Kyiv, UKRAINE
Application Deadline :01-Nov-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
English   Russian  
Duration of Initial Contract :from 2 to 6 months


The Human Resources (HR) Intern will provide HR services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work. The HR Intern will promote a client-oriented and consistent with  rules and regulations approach in the Unit. The HR Intern will work in close collaboration with  the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of HR Analyst, the Human Resources Intern will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure full compliance of HR processes and records with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies;
  • Maintain proper filing system for HR records and documents in electronic and hard copies;
  • Provide support in recruitment processes by advertising vacancies on job-search sites and networks, collecting background information and documents from the candidates;
  • Prepare routine correspondence, certificates, faxes, memoranda, minutes and reports in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);
  • Extract, input, copy and file data from various sources;
  • Participate in the training for the operations team on HR related matters;
  • Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results:

  • Timely and quality HR services provided to projects and UN Agencies.


Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties;
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Enrolled student of graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in Human Resources, Management, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science, International Relations or related field;
  • Enrolled student in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent) in Human Resources, Management, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science, International Relations or related field;
  • Graduate student within one-year of graduation of any of the above.


  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems would be an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian.


  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for the medical and life insurance of the intern or costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during an internship. Applicants for internship must therefore carry adequate and regular medical insurance. Medical Certificate of Good Health and Proof of medical insurance for duration of contract must be provided before the internship commences.

Application Procedure:

  • Click on the "Apply now" button;
  • Input your information in the appropriate Sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation. You can type in or paste your Resume into the last box;
  • Upon completion of the first page, please hit "submit application" tab at the end of the page. On the next page, you will be asked to upload your Resume;
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and please ensure that copies of your educational qualifications are available when contacted;
  • This is a locally recruited position and no expatriation benefits will apply.

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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