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Intern - Career Development, Talent Development Unit
|Location :||Homebased (Virtual)|
|Application Deadline :||28-Feb-21 (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|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Maximum 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.
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.
Under the supervision of TDU’s Career Development & Employee Experience Team, the intern will contribute to the design, implementation, and evaluation of career development programmes at UNDP personnel.
In this regard, TDU is seeking a home-based Talent Development interns in Africa, Asia, Central Europe/Middle East, and Latin America respectively to support the People for 2030 and People Development 2020 Strategy, as well as country offices for career development.
Training Components and Learning Elements
As a member of the TDU team, the intern will:
Starting 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 March 8th and March 15th, 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities
Programme Design and Administration
Support ad-hoc activities related to TDU
Required Competencies and Experience
Required Skills and Experience
Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Applicants to UNDP’s internships must meet one of the following academic requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher).
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent).
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.