Applications call for Private Sector Internship at UNDP in Denmark. Interns must be able to contribute to the office’s daily work. Since we are a small office with a broad mandate, the intern must be comfortable taking on a variety of assignments and not be afraid of new challenges.
Typical tasks might include the following:
- Research on potential partners, markets, and funding opportunities.
- Support the coordination and handling of private-sector partnerships.
- Support the global rollout of the SDG Accelerator program and fundraising activities.
- Participate in relevant public hearings, debates, events, and workshops.
- Support the planning and execution of events.
- Draft and translate letters, presentations, concept notes, and other texts.
- Take minutes at meetings.
- Calendar management.
- Social media outreach and website maintenance.
- Various ad hoc tasks.
Applicants to the Private Sector Internship at UNDP in Denmark must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
- Enrollment in a postgraduate degree program (such as a master’s program, or higher).
- Enrollment in the final academic year of a first university degree program (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent).
- Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
- Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
- Strong interest in sustainable development and the private sector’s role in this.
- Excellent communication skills in English and a Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian or Swedish).
- Strong interest in, and knowledge of, global development and the work of international organizations.
- Team player; works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
- Good organizational and time management skills.
- Able to work independently.
- Knowledge of the UN/UNDP and commitment to UN mission and UNDP mandate is an advantage.
- Fluency in spoken and written English as well as a Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian or Swedish) is mandatory.