Internship on policies for sustainable development

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ECLAC - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Application deadline 3 days ago: Monday 22 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

Hybrid

Expected duration

3 to 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

The internship in the Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division (SDHS) of ECLAC will last 3 to 6 (3 min/6 max) months, depending on the needs of the Office. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis. Under the supervision or overall guidance of Economic Affairs Officer. 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. Responsibilities: The intern will support the team in the following responsibilities, related to the "Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources in the Andean Countries" (MinSus) - Research of qualitative, quantitative, institutional and official data on sustainable mining in the Andean Region, due diligence and responsible business conduct in Latin America and the Caribbean, and environmental impact assessments in the Region. - Contribute to reviewing, editing and formatting documents to be published by the office. - Support in administrative matters. - Draft of press releases to be published in the SDHS website, if required. - Work collaboratively with other members of the team.

Qualifications/special skills

Education: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent); (c) Be enrolled, or have completed studies in a field of study that is closely related to the topic of this internship JFQ/JSQ 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. Candidates for the UN Internship Programme are required to cover the cost of travel including visa, accommodation, health insurance and other living expenses for the duration of the internship. Will you be able to cover all the above-mentioned expenses? Have you completed a UN Internship before? If yes, please include the UN entity as well as concrete dates

Languages

Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is required for the internship. English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. 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

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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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