UN Paid Internships in Kenya 2020

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ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIPS AT UN

Posting Title: INTERN – ADMINISTRATION, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN – ADMINISTRATION
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 04 February 2020 – 18 February 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-Administration-UNEP-131150-J-Nairobi (O)
Staffing Exercise N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

 

Responsibilities

Work Areas: (a) logistics, communication and administration towards meetings related to the Committee of Permanent Representatives and the UN Environment Assembly’s preparation; (b) database and website management; and (c) contributions to the planning and organization of environment related conferences.

Responsibilities
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the nature of specific tasks and activities, and the internship duration.
Duties include the following:
1.Carry out substantive research.
2.Analyze, draft, and review documents.
3.Present data and information gathered from diverse sources to support the implementation of tasks and activities.
4.Support the preparation of briefing notes and fact sheets.
5.Development of information material, presentations, and toolkits.
6.Support the preparation of meeting/conference agendas and follow-up action points.
7.Assist with ad hoc meetings and prepare meeting minutes if required.
8.Support the drafting and preparation of official documents, such as diplomatic notes and letters.
9.Perform other duties as required.

Competencies

Communication
•Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
•Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
•Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.
•Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.
•Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork
•Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
•Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise.
•Is willing to learn from others.
•Places team agenda before personal agenda.
•Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
•Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning and Organizing
•Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
•Identifies priority activities and assignments.
•Adjusts priorities as required.
•Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing tasks.
•Uses time efficiently.

Education

Applicants must at the time of application 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 program (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c)Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;
(d)Be computer literate in standard software applications;
(e)Demonstrates keen interest in the work of the United Nations and has a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
(f)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.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the Programme. Are you a student in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have you completed a degree and are able to commence an internship within a year of graduation?

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required; and knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by Hiring Managers directly for further consideration and interviews.

Special Notice

Your application for this internship must include:
1. A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
– Title of the degree you are currently pursuing
– Graduation Date
– IT skills and programmes you are proficient in
– Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship

Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, ensure to include all past work experience (if any).

2. Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).

3. A copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

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INTERNSHIP JOB VACANY—DATA ANALYSIS

Posting Title: INTERN – Data Analysis Support, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN – PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 04 February 2020 – 18 February 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-131090-J-Nairobi (O)
Staffing Exercise N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

 

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

The UN-HABITAT Data Analysis Support internship is for 6 months.

The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Global Urban Observatory, the intern will:
– Contribute to gathering relevant urban data from various sources.
– Participate in compilation, computation and analysis of SDG/NUA indicators and other urban indicators.
– Participate in compilation, computation and analysis of City Prosperity Index Indicators for various cities.
– Contribute to developing statistical annexes of flagship reports.
– Contribute to any other assignment as required.

Competencies

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

Applicants must at the time of application 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 program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United 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.

Preferred Area Of Study: Bachelor’s degree in Demography, Statistics or related subject within the past 12 months or currently enrolled in either a master’s or PhD. degree program or obtained Graduate degree in Demography, Statistics or related area within the past twelve months. The candidate should have a working knowledge of R, STATA or SPSS.

Work Experience

Not Applicable

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this Internship, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

Your application for this internship must include:
1. A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
– Title of the degree you are currently pursuing
– Graduation Date
– IT skills and programmes you are proficient in
– Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship

Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, ensure to include all past work experience (if any).

2. Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).

3. A copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).
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INTERNSHIP AT THE OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Posting Title: INTERN – Office of the Deputy Executive Director, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN – PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 05 February 2020 – 19 February 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-Programme Management-UN-HABITAT-131409-J-Nairobi (O)
Staffing Exercise N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

The UN-HABITAT Office of the Deputy Executive Director internship is for 6 months.

The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Coordinator, the Intern will:
– Prepare briefing notes for meetings and official trips of the Senior Coordinator.
– Support internal communication and prepare management meetings; take minutes, prepare draft reports and assist in tracking deliverables.
– Assist the Senior Coordinator with external communication and social media activities.
– Assist the Special Assistant in coordinating special initiatives and events.
– Assist the team in the ongoing organizational restructuring exercise.
– Undertake any other duties and responsibilities consistent with the incumbent’s expertise and that she/he can be reasonably expected to undertake.

Competencies

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

Applicants must at the time of application 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 program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United 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.

Preferred area of study: Currently pursuing Master’s degree in Law, Public Administration or Business Administration, or Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Development, Urban Geography, Social Sciences or related fields.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the Programme. Are you a student in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have you completed a degree and are able to commence an internship within a year of graduation?

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in English is required.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

Your application for this internship must include:
1. A Completed application (Personal History Profile) and Cover Note, through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
– Title of the degree you are currently pursuing
– Graduation Date
– IT skills and programmes you are proficient in
– Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship

Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme, ensure to include all past work experience (if any).

2. Proof of enrollment from current University (if not graduated).

3. A copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

Click here to apply

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