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Program Management Internship at United Nations in Ethiopia

Program Management Internship at United Nations in Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
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The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights calls application for Program Management internship in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The intern shall support OHCHR in fulfilling its mission: to work for the protection of all human rights for all people; to help empower people to realize their rights; to assist those responsible for upholding such rights in ensuring that they are implemented.

Key Responsibilities 

Assisting the team in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of training and human rights promotion activities in cooperation with the concerned governments, national institutions, regional organizations (i.e. African Union, Economic Commission for Africa), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and United Nations agencies, and in particular, the intern may: Contribute to the development of activities aimed at promoting international and regional human rights conventions among the AU Member States and advocating for its ratification.

An intern will also participate as appropriate, in various meetings, consultations and coordination with various partners in the region; Participate in internal staff meetings and following-up on relevant issues upon request. S/he will assist in the day-to-day work of the office which may also include the provision of support in the organization of training workshops, conducting research on requested topics, preparing reports documentation and/or presentations, drafting correspondence letters, et cetera. In addition to that, the intern will perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor, as appropriate.


To qualify for the United Nations Secretariat internship program applicants must, at the time of their submission, be  in the final academic year of a first-level university degree program (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree); be enrolled in a graduate school program (i.e. Master’s degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or have completed an aforementioned academic degree, preferably in the area of business or public administration, finance, accounting, law, management, economics or a related field, AND, if selected, must commence the internship on the date indicated on the acceptance letter. Fluency in English is necessary for this position.


Candidates should apply with the cover letter that should

  • Specify the general interest in OHCHR, including in international program management, particularly in the East Africa region and/or the Regional Office.
  • Indicate recently obtained academic degree or the scheduled graduation for university study currently underway;
  • Specify the period of availability and earliest commencement date; and
  • Indicate information technology (IT) skills and programs in which you are proficient.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline01 May,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations



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