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Internships at DESA in the USA

Internships at Department of Economic and Social Affairs in USA

Country: USA
City: New York
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There is an application call for the Internships at the DESA (Department of Economic and Social Affairs) in the USA. Interested candidates can apply for the position until 16th March 2020.

  • The Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development (OISC)/Non-Governmental Organizations Branch (NGO) internship is for two months.
  • Also, it has the possibility of an extension, depending on the needs of the department.


  • Review of applications of non-governmental organizations for consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC);
  • Additionally, review of quadrennial reports presented by a non-governmental organization in special and general consultative status with ECOSOC;
  • Similarly, internet research, including gathering background information and materials for the compilation and preparation of reports and studies, as needed;
  • Also, translation of articles, speeches, letters and other documents into languages known or spoken by the candidate;
  • Additionally, attend and provide support to relevant conferences, meetings, and events in the United Nations on issues involving non-governmental organizations, as deemed necessary by the supervising officer, and prepare summaries of those events; and
  • Moreover, the incumbent provides administrative support to the Branch as needed.


The incumbent should meet the given criteria for the Internships at DESA in the USA

  • Communication: Good written and oral language skills and the ability to draft clearly and concisely.
  • Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.
  • Furthermore, he/she should be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Applicants need not have professional experience in participating in the program.
  • Also, English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of French is a benefit.

1)The candidate should be enrolled in a graduate school program, or

2) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program, or

3) have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation


  • Cover Letter
  • Personal History Note( Include work experiences, IT skills, and three references)

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline16 March,2020
CityNew York
Open toAll Nationalities



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