Communications Intern (Open only for Nepalese National)

Location : Kathmandu, NEPAL
Application Deadline :14-Mar-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :4 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.


The UNDP Electoral Support Project (ESP) focuses on long-term institutional capacity development of the Election Commission, Nepal (ECN) and other stakeholders for conducting credible, inclusive and transparent elections in response to the request from the Government of Nepal. ESP is currently in its second phase, from 2012 -2020. The first phase was from 2008 -2012.

ESP has been supporting the ECN in electoral and voter education activities since 2008. It has supported the Commission to lead high-level interactions, trainings as well as various events. In the final year of the project, ECN will be leading more of such activities.  ESP is therefore seeking a Communications Intern to support the communications function of ESP.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Communications Intern will be required to:

  • Capture high-quality photos and videos from the various project activities;
  • Edit the phots and videos from the project activities for various purposes, including for reports, social media, websites;
  • Where need be support functions including Nepali typing and data-entry; 
  • Any other task as assigned by the supervisor.


Proficiency in using softwares such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop is an added advantage.

Required Skills and Experience

Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a Master’s programme, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;

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