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UNCDF Intern: Web and Graphic Design Internship with the Partnerships, Policy and Communications (PPC) Team
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||31-Dec-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 months with possibility of extension|
|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.
The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries (LDCs).
UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development.
UNCDF’s financing models work through three channels: (1) inclusive digital economies, which connects individuals, households, and small businesses with financial eco-systems that catalyze participation in the local economy, and provide tools to climb out of poverty and manage financial lives; (2) local development finance, which capacitates localities through fiscal decentralization, innovative municipal finance, and structured project finance to drive local economic expansion and sustainable development; and (3) investment finance, which provides catalytic financial structuring, de-risking, and capital deployment to drive SDG impact and domestic resource mobilization.
The Intern will be part of the Partnerships, Policy and Communications Unit in UNCDF Headquarters in New York (USA).
Under the guidance and supervision of the Knowledge Management and Communications Analyst, the Intern will support the implementation of the UNCDF Communications work-plan for 2021, including various related tasks to (i) Communications and Branding and (ii) Knowledge Management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Knowledge Management Analyst, and in close collaboration with the Communications Specialist and the Social Media Officer, as well as other colleagues in the Partnerships, Policy and Communications (PPC), the Intern will specifically be:
Further, the internship manager is committed to providing the intern with the training, guidance and support necessary to complete the below duties and responsibilities effectively and within the internship period. This will include, but not be limited to, scheduled meetings (weekly) to assess output progress, systems training (if required) and completion of required university reports for the purpose of meeting any necessary Degree requirements.
Core Values/Guiding Principles
Required Skills and Experience
Required Skills and Experience
Note: Candidate should be available through April 2022.
Applications should include the Form application and a Resume. Applicants are welcome to submit any additional work samples or portfolios in one file, preferably PDF.
Candidate must be enrolled in a degree programme in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing or another related field.
Candidate must either be:
Additional assignment-specific qualifications:
Solid understanding of international relations and development.
General Internships Terms & Conditions:
Please group all your documents into one single PDF document as the system only allows to upload a maximum of one document.
General Call for 2021 Internship Applications for 3 months from November - April 2022 with possibility of extension.
We accept applications from interested and qualified applicants, on an ongoing basis for the Partnerships Policy and Communications Team, New York Headquarters. Interested Candidates can apply at any time indicating the timeframe of their availability in the internship form. However, only those candidates selected for interviews/further assessment by Hiring Managers will be contacted on an ongoing basis, as per organizational need.
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