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Intern - Learning Content Creation and Editing, Talent Development Unit
|Location :||Virtual (Home-based)|
|Application Deadline :||07-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months - part-time (50%)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
UNDP is the UN Development Programme and works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. In 2017, UNDP is continuing to work to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they help shape global sustainable development for the next 15 years.
Drawing on the diversity of UNDP’s client needs and partnerships, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is the hub for the global HR function for UNDP, providing strategy, policy setting, guidance and oversight. In alignment with the People for 2030 and People Development 2020 Strategy, the Talent Development Unit (TDU) at OHR is committed to provide improved opportunities for, and better targeting of, learning and development initiatives so that UNDP staff can reach their full potential and increase organizational capability and effectiveness.?
In this regard, TDU is seeking a home-based intern to support our learning and capability development initiatives, ideally located in Africa, Asia, Central Europe/Middle East and Latin America to support the People for 2030 and People Development 2020 Strategy.
Start Date of the Internship
With consideration for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its implications on working arrangements, the selected candidate will be expected to start his/her internship between September-October, 2020.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of TDU’s Capability Development Team, the intern will mainly contribute to learning content creation and editing, and assist in other areas related to the organization’s digital learning platforms and learning experience systems.
The intern will support in the following duties and responsibilities:
Required Skills and Experience
Fluency in English is required. Good working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an asset.
Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Applicants to UNDP’s internships must meet one of the following academic requirements:
*Advanced university degree in Education, Curriculum Design, Organizational Development, Communication, Instructional Design, International Development or other related fields would be an asset
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.