Call for Interns
Please Note: Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme.
The Civil Society Unit, Department of Global Communications, is hiring full-time interns for 4-6 months in three (3) different work areas.
The Civil Society Unit advocates for UN priority issues. It raises awareness of the role of the UN among the general public and key constituencies through relations with non-governmental organizations and other civil society stakeholders. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Civil Society Unit.
This internship can be done hybrid or remotely, depending on the circumstances.
The internship areas of focus are below:
1) Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Chief in the Civil Society Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions as a Briefings, Chat Series and Civil Society Youth Representatives Programme Intern:
Assists in organizing the DGC Civil Society Unit Briefings, Chat Series and Youth events online
Assists in designing event flyers, save the date and social media cards
Assists in creating online RSVP forms
Research focus groups (academia, NGOs and other CSOs) for outreach and advocacy purposes
Research possible speakers on set topics
Work closely with DGC Youth Steering Committee on virtual activities and events
Review and compile information to support the work of the DGC Civil Society Representatives Youth Steering Committee
Performs other duties as assigned
2) Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Chief in the Civil Society Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions as an Association Intern:
Assist in researching NGOs who have applied to formally associate with UN DGC
Compile received documents from NGO applicants
Correspond with NGOs by email
Create profile to be reviewed by the Association team
Provide written summary of NGO work and social media accounts
File and maintain the database of NGO applications for Association
Assist in organizing Association meeting
Perform other duties as assigned.
3) Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Programme Manager in the Civil Society Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions as a NGLS Intern:
Screen and review registration applications for the High-Level Events supported by NGLS
Analyze and run data for registration statistics
Create infographics report for the events
Review and compile CSO stories to be highlighted in the CSU website
Create social media cards/video content for the events
Monitor generic office email and respond to emails
Assist with NGLS Annual report, event planning & taking meeting minutes
Provide technical support during the meeting
Other duties as required