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Communications and Research Intern, Sustainable Development Goals Philanthropy Platform
|Location :||Istanbul, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||07-Apr-19 (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 :||3-6 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 Sustainable Development Goals Philanthropy Platform (SDGPP or the Platform) is a global initiative that connects philanthropy with knowledge and networks that can deepen collaboration, leverage resources and sustain impact, driving SDG delivery within national development planning. We are a global facilitator that helps partners optimize their resources by enabling effective collaboration with the broader development ecosystem in countries. The Platform is a collaboration between philanthropy and the greater international development community, led by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), and supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Ford Foundation, Brach Family Charitable Foundation, UN Foundation, and many others.
The Platform currently runs pilot projects in Kenya, Colombia, Ghana, Zambia, India, Indonesia, Brazil and the United States.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the SDGPP Programme Officer, Communications and Research Intern will support the Platform’s communication and research activities in pilot countries and on the global level.
For more information about the project, please visit the website: www.sdgphilanthropy.org.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Programme Officer, intern is expected to:
Writing & Editing:
Compile necessary background information on selected topics.
Required Skills and Experience
The applicants should meet one of the below Academic Qualification / Education criteria:
a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in international development or other related field;
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in international development or other related field;
(c) Have graduated with a university degree in international development or other related field (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
The application should contain:
Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Internships within the UN system are unpaid and subject to conditions the applicant must get familiar with prior to signing his/her internship agreement.
More information available at: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/jobs/types-of-opportunities/internships.html