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Internship for UNDP SDG Finance Geneva Summit
|Location :||Geneva, SWITZERLAND|
|Application Deadline :||12-Jan-20 (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)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
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.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Specialist, the intern will provide support in the selection process of the Growth Stage Impact Ventures initiative (GSIV) and in the arrangement of the SDG Finance Geneva Summit (SGSGeneva) in Geneva.
UNDP Geneva, through the GSIV, a highly competitive process, strives to identify 12 innovative entrepreneurs from emerging markets who have developed at-scale products and services that contribute to solving some of the main economic, social, and environmental challenges of our time while achieving commercial success. The resulting innovators and start-ups represent top-notch impact-focused entrepreneurs, showcasing some of the best investable ideas and business models to implement the SDGs.
The SGSGeneva brings together entrepreneurs, impact investors, representatives from the global supply chain, international organizations, and bilateral cooperation - connecting them and bridging their expertise to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs.
The Summit focuses on the catalytic role impact driven entrepreneurship can play for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how blended finance can fill the financial gap to implement the SDGs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Communications Specialist, the intern will carry out the following tasks:
Required Skills and Experience
Conditions of the Internship:
In case an applicant is successfully selected, s/he will be requested to provide electronic versions of the following documents upon selection:
Please combine the above into one single PDF document as the system only allows to upload one document.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.