Economist Intern

Location : Khartoum, SUDAN
Application Deadline :19-Jun-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :6 Month

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.


Under the guidance and direct supervision of the UNDP Country Office, Intern shall provide economic analysis support.

The appointed Intern works in close collaboration with the National Economist.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze current economic situations in Susan.
  • Provide data and economic analysis support to projects under UNDP Programme.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing within UNDP.
  • Support development of concept notes and facilitation of meetings.
  • Perform any other duty as and when required provided by the National Economist.


Corporate Competencies:
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:
Knowledge management and sharing;

Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to extract, interpret, analyze data and present them in a comprehending simple language;

Uses Information Technology effectively as a tool and resource;

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 graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • 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.

Minimum Qualification and Skills Required:

Education: University degree in international development, Economics or any other relevant discipline.

Interest: Interest in understanding the UNDP way of work and programming principles.

Language Requirements: Excellent English writing and oral skills.

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