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Public Information Internship in UN, New York

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Country: USA
City: New York
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An internship is now available for the position of public information in the department of global communication.

The internship is full time and unpaid for six months. Interns work five days a week for a total of 35 hours per week.

The intern is under the overall supervision of the Chief of Information Centre Service (ICS) and the direct supervision of a staff member in one of the organizational units within the ICS.


  1. Research UN or external information repositories for print or digital materials on specific thematic issues.
  2. Collect, compile, and draft content for regular as well as ad-hoc information materials.
  3. Provide clerical assistance on administrative tasks.
  4. Research, draft as well as update online content for websites and social media accounts
  5. Support web-based video conferences between offices at Headquarters and in the field.
  6. Provide general office support
  7. Disseminate information materials in both electronic and hard-copy format to field offices.
  8. Utilise existing UN standard software and applications to facilitate collaboration and communication between ICS staff in Headquarters and in the field.
  9. In addition, perform other related duties as required.

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  • Speaks and writes English clearly and effectively. Knowledge of any other UN languages is an advantage.
  • communicate efficiently and also exhibit interest in having two-way communication
  • demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients.
  • is good in organising and completing tasks concerning their priority, resources and time allocated.


  1.  Applicants must be a student in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD Program.
  2.  Be proficient in standard office automation equipment and software systems
  3. Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter.
  4. Also, have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs.

Application process

The application should be submitted online in the UN career portal. With your application, you should include the following:

  • a Cover Letter
  • a Personal History Profile

Your cover letter must include the following:

  • Your name
  • current contact information
  • The title of the degree you are currently pursuing
  • Your expected graduation date (the date you will obtain your degree)
  • Computer skills
  • Top three areas of interest/department preferences at the United Nations
  • Why do you think you are the best candidate for the position
  • An explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

Moreover, the Personal History Profile must include all your past internship and work experiences, language proficiencies, including English, and three references with their name and contact information.

Additional Information

Only the potential candidates will be contacted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration.

Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.

Interns who are not United States citizens, permanent residents or not currently in the United States on a non-immigrant visa status will be required to obtain a G-4 visa. If already in the United States of America on another non-immigrant visa status other than G-4, interns will be responsible for ensuring that they have a valid visa, and if required, employment authorization, allowing them to undertake the internship.



Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline05 June,2022
CityNew York
Open toall nationalities
OrganizerUnited Nations



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