Human Resources Intern

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Contract

This is a I-1 contract. It usually requires 0 years of experience, depending on education. More about I-1 contracts.

Work Location

Bangkok

Expected duration

min 2 - max 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

Org. Setting and Reporting The internship programme is for a period of two to six months, depending on the needs of the office and the intern’s availability. The intern will report to the Human Resources Officer in the United Nations Development Coordination Office (DCO) for Asia-Pacific, located in Bangkok. In its Resolution A/RES/72/279, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the transformation of the Development as a stand-alone coordination office within the United Nations Secretariat, namely the Development Coordination Office (DCO). DCO now assumes managerial and oversight functions of the resident coordinator system under the collective ownership of the members of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG). The Resident Coordinator system is focused on the advancement of sustainable development, leaving no one behind, and with the eradication of poverty in all its forms and dimensions as an overarching objective, consistent with the integrated nature of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the DCO. Responsibilities We are seeking a proactive and self-motivated HR intern to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative, possess strong problem-solving skills and have a keen interest in leveraging technology in HR processes. This internship will offer a valuable opportunity to gain hands on experience in HR environment and contribute to impactful projects that shape the future of HR practices within the organization. Daily responsibilities will vary and depend on the individual's background, including but not limited to: • Working closely with the regional HR focal point and HR team in NY on various projects, including utilizing Power Automate and other HR technologies to streamline workflows and enhance efficiency. • Conducting research and potential partnerships and innovative HR solutions to support forward-thinking initiatives within the organization. • Supporting various administrative tasks, data analysis, reporting and documentation. • Participating in HR projects and initiatives aimed at enhancing employee experience, talent development and organizational effectiveness. • Supporting the disability-inclusion aspects of common services solutions, in the context of the SG’s Efficiency Initiatives in UN business operations; Identify and engage with persons with disability and disability experts; Advocate for disability inclusive practices with RCOs. • Assisting with communication materials; coordinating with different stakeholders, compiling statistics. • Providing administrative support to ongoing projects.

Qualifications/special skills

Applicants to the programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements: a) Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or, b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent). No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advanced course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship. Strong aptitude for technology with proficiency in Power Automate. Excellent research skills and ability to gather and analyze information.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Additional Information

Please note that this is an unpaid intership

Intern Specific text

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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