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Call for Economic Affairs Internship at Department of Economic and Social Affairs in the USA

Call for Economic Affairs Internship at Department of Economic and Social Affairs in the USA

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Country: USA
City: New York
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Call for Economic Affairs Internship at Department of Economic and Social Affairs in the USA. The deadline for this application is 11th May 2021.


The position is located in the the International Tax and Development Cooperation Branch (ITDCB) of Financing for Sustainable Development Office (FSDO) in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Also, the internship position is for a minimum of two months with an opportunity for extension up to a maximum six months, pending the needs of the department. Similarly, start date is April 2021, though applicants interested to take up an internship later in the second half of 2021 or in the first semester of 2022 are also encouraged to apply.


  • Assistance in drafting, reviewing and preparing papers, presentations, studies, reports and any other relevant documents;
  • Also, attending and summarizing conferences and meetings, including virtual meetings;
  • Additionally, assistance during meetings organized by FSDO, including virtual meetings and outreach;
  • Assistance in collecting data for analyses and reporting of workshop/training/meetings surveys, and in summarizing related quantitative and qualitative data for reports on key findings of these events carried out by FSDO.
  • Assistance in collecting data for the monitoring, review, reporting and evaluation of a multi-donor project.
  • Similarly, support ITDCB’s communications and outreach strategies (e.g., social media, fliers, websites) for meetings, workshops and trainings.
  • Preparing and providing input(s) for briefing notes, talking points, speeches and similar materials for senior UN officials;
  • Furthermore, following relevant intergovernmental meetings (including virtual meetings) of the General Assembly and Economic and Social Council, and preparing draft summaries on the main outcomes;
  • Assisting with any other ad hoc assignments related to the work of the branch.


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Program, the following condition must be met:

  • Applicants to the program must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

(a)  A graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

(b) Also, the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent);

  • Applicants who have graduated (as defined in (a) or (b) above), if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications.

Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Program. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Program. Also, knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline11 May,2021
CityNew York
Open toInternational Students
OrganizerDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs



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