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Data Entry and Curation Internship

Data Entry and Curation Internship 2021

Country: Venezuela
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Applications are open for Data Entry and Curation Internship 2021. The programme’s primary goal is to provide tools to facilitate training and research in biotechnology, thus contributing to the economic and social development of the Latin American region. These actions are taken keeping a balance between science, technology, and modern society.

The creation of UNU-BIOLAC was considered as a first step in the establishment of an international institute for the development of biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean with headquarters located in Venezuela.


Under the supervision of the Senior Assistant, the intern will be handling the “Database: Data entry and curation” project whereby the intern needs to create, organize, and curate our database information to support the dissemination activities and outreach of UNU-BIOLAC. All tasks can be accomplished remotely, although meetings could be arranged in the facilities, if necessary. This project needs to be completed by the end of the contract.


  • Provide research support to verify data entry quality from stakeholders, partners, and other institutions of interest.
  • Support continuous organization and integration of data collected from various sources.
  • Support development of the institutional online knowledge base as well as support other tasks as assigned.


Minimum qualifications and experience include:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Sciences, Journalism, International Studies or related fields.
  • Strong interest to work with the United Nations University in general, and particularly in the Programme for Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly with high skills in the use of Excel.
  • Database development and content management systems are assets.
  • Proficiency in the English language is desired.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants for this Data Entry and Curation Internship 2021 should submit their application online through [email protected]

  • A cover letter detailing how your qualifications and experience match the requirements of the position and the specific contributions you can make to the UNU; please include the vacancy announcement reference number in the subject (2020/UNU/BIOLAC/INTERN/D/85)
  • An updated resume, including previous academic and work experience
  • A complete P11 form


Type of Opportunity Internships
Open toAll
OrganizerThe United Nations University (UNU)



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