Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Information Centers (UNICs) belong to the Information Centres Services (ICS), Strategic Communications Division (SCD) of the Department of Global Communication (DGC). The UNICs are the principal sources of information about the United Nations system in the countries where they are located. They are also responsible for promoting greater public understanding of, and supports the aims and activities of, the United Nations by disseminating information on the work of the Organization to people everywhere, especially in developing countries.
This internship is located in the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, India.
The internship is UNPAID. UN interns work full-time, five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned
About the Internship
United Nations, New Delhi invites applications for Internships (Public Information) for the year 2020. This internship is located in the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, India. The internship is UNPAID. UN interns work full-time, five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:
– Applicants must meet one of the following 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); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above);
– Be computer literate in standard software applications;
– Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
– Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
Applicants are not required to have professional experience for participation in the programme. However, a field of study that is closely related to the internship position you are applying to is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in English and Hindi is required. Knowledge of another UN Language or an Asian language is desirable.
Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.
1.The intern will support UNIC staff in implementing UN campaigns and events for the duration of the internship.
2.Support the UNIC team in generating content for the website and social media platforms.
3.Conduct research and background work for events and campaigns
4.Provide organizing and logistical support for events.
5.Assist the UNIC/UNRC joint communication team with events and campaigns.
6.Translate and type various documents in Hindi
7.Other daily responsibilities based on the needs and the individual’s background.