Design/Video Intern INTERNSHIP


Location : Remote, INDIA
Application Deadline :13-Sep-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)
20-Sep-2020
Duration of Initial Contract :3 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :3 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.


Background

The UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021 embraces the complexity of development and commits the organization to helping countries find faster, more durable solutions to achieve Agenda 2030. Important development trends like urbanization, climate change, and inequality pose significant challenges on our path to achieve the 2030 agenda of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNDP has begun ideating and incubating several strategic initiatives aimed at ensuring UNDP as ‘fit for purpose’ to deliver a new generation of solutions in line with the challenges the world faces. One such key strategic initiatives is the Accelerator Lab Network. UNDP is building the largest and fastest learning global network of Accelerator Labs (60 labs serving 78 countries were set up in 2019) embedded within UNDP’s global presence. The new offering builds on the latest thinking from the fields of complexity science, lead user innovation and collective intelligence to accelerate development impact. Read The Fast and The Curious: Our Story so Far to learn about the early achievements of the UNDP Accelerator Labs.


Duties and Responsibilities

UNDP Accelerator Lab India seeks to contract an intern to assist the team in designing and generating social media collateral as well as video documentation of the team’s work. In addition to this, the intern will support the team in documenting the campaigns that it does, along with other communication needs.

The intern will work under the overall guidance of the UNDP Accelerator Lab team to carry out the following tasks:

· Create engaging social media content, including graphics, Gifs, videos, stories, etc.

· Generate videos and testimonials from the work on-ground as well as other campaigns

· Write short scripts for videos and testimonials for events and campaigns.

· Work with the team to ideate and design communication collaterals

· Any other task as advised by the team


Competencies

  • Strong sense of collaborative work, excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent design and video editing skills;
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • Is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda;


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
  • (a) Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  • (b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • (c) 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;
  • (d) Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.  

Skills:

  • Ability to generate design collaterals and videos with quick turnaround time
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Final Cut and/or other tools used for graphic design or video-production.
  • Basic understanding of current affairs and interest in development challenges · Experience in writing blogs, features, articles would be an asset.
  • Good team player and ability to adapt to change in work environment

Language Requirements: 

  • Fluency in English, while understanding of Hindi is desirable. 
 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/ HOW TO APPLY: 

THE APPLICATION SHOULD CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

The  “Internship Intern Form” available on the UNDP India website at Internship Intern Form should be completed along with the CV in English;

  • Please group the above two documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system allows to upload only one document.

          Candidates who are selected must submit the following documents, upon selection:

  • Official letter from the University confirming enrollment in their undergraduate or graduate-level degree programme;
  • Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out. Selected intern must have medical and life insurance.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Academic Certificates

Kindly note, UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months.

Working arrangements:

  • As of 1 January 2020, Interns may be given a stipend according to UNDP Internship Policy, if it is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government foundation or scholarship programme. A stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station. The stipend will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly.
  • Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship. UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship. Interns must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan.
  • Interns are expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for education programmes.
  • The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed.
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship. 
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
  • The purpose of the internship is not to lead to further employment with UNDP, but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
  • The intern will be evaluated at the end of the internship.

IMPORTANT: Family relationships are required to be disclosed in order to avoid real or perceived family influence or conflict of interest, within UNDP. If the candidate/ hiring manager has not disclosed that he/she was related to an individual employed by UNDP in whatever contractual modality and irrespective of the nature of the family relationship, this may constitute a basis for withdrawing the offer of internship or, if the internship has started, to terminate it without notice or indemnity

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 be required to undergo rigorous reference and background checks.  

 

 

 



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