The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries calls candidates to undertake an internship in the Program Management field in Gezbe, Turkey. This internship is for a period of two months commencing as soon as possible, with an opportunity for extension up to a maximum of six months depending on the needs of the Technology Bank. Moreover,it will be unpaid and fulltime where interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the TBLDCs.
- Assisting in drafting and preparing background documents, reports, issue briefs, talking points, articles, presentations, etc.
- Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings. Similarly, supporting the organization of meetings and conferences, side events to strengthen strategic engagement with UN system partners.
- Assisting in data collection of science, technology and innovation practices.
- Conducting research and provide analysis on science, technology and innovation and sustainable development issues.
- Also, supporting research on technology needs assessments and related topics.
- Supporting the review of key publications as well as assisting in maintaining databases.
- Furthermore, assisting in preparing training and learning events and other capacity-building initiatives for science, technology, and innovation.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Program Management Internship Programme in Turkey, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
- Enrollment in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
- Enrollment in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
- Must have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.
- Be computer literate in standard software applications.
- Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the Programme.
- Fluency in spoken and written English is necessary for the Internship Programme.
- Furthermore, knowledge of a second United Nations official language is an asset.
Candidates must apply online. Interested applicants must submit an online application and Cover Note which must include
- Title of degree that candidate is currently pursuing
- Graduation Date (when s/he will be graduating from the program)
- List the IT skills and programs that candidate is proficient in
- In addition to that, an explanation of why s/he is the best candidate for this role. Similarly, an explanation of their interest in the United Nations.