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ECLAC - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Application deadline 6 days ago: Friday 19 Jul 2024 at 03:59 UTC

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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

Chile

Expected duration

6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise, and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at www.eclac.org for further information. This internship is in the Project Management Unit, Programme Planning and Operation Division and will last 6 months, depending on the needs of the Offices. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis. The internships take place within the Republic of Korea-ECLAC Cooperation Programme. Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background and the internship period. Duties may include: • Support the assigned unit by conducting online research and preparing inputs for outputs related to the work of the unit; • Assists in monitoring developments/issues on subjects or areas assigned by collecting, • selecting, analysing and compiling materials from multiple sources, e.g., relevant databases, the library and the Internet. • Gather information on cooperation strategies by countries, intergovernmental institutions, foundations and other actors in development cooperation; • Attend meetings and events related to the work of the unit; • Prepare briefings, talking points, take meeting minutes; • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: 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). - For this internship, studies in the area of International Development Cooperation is desirable. Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work. experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required. 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. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.

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 an additional official UN language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Additional Information

Not available.

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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