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United Nations Internship in Cameroon

United Nations Internship in Cameroon

Country: Cameroon
City: Yaounde
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Applications call for United Nations Public Information Internship in Cameroon. This internship is located in the Sub-regional Office for Central Africa (SRO-CA) of the Economic Commission for Africa in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Support the accomplishment of tasks, including generating communicational write-ups and storylines.
  • Support media relation functions related to press conferences and media advisories
  • Monitor media reports (local and international) of ECA events and prepare coverage reports,
  • Build and maintain media contact databases,
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of press kits,
  • Assist with media interview requests, and handle other media related inquiries
  • Disseminate press releases, speeches and conference-related documents to media,
  • Assist with media clearance process of international media for ECA events in the subregion
  • Assist in the packaging of CDs, flash disks for major ECA publications and events.
  • Support the production of audiovisual multimedia content.
  • Assisting in other ad-hoc activities as instructed.

Required Education 

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme in Cameroon, 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.

Other Requirements 

  • Experience working with media, organizing press conferences and interviews as well as experience in writing media advisories, press releases.
  • Fluency in English or French is necessary for the Internship Programme.
  • Furthermore, knowledge of a second United Nations official language is an asset.

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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.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline30 December,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited Nations



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