The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean announces internship vacancy on Economics Affairs in Mexico City.
Under the general guidance of the Chief of the Energy and Natural Resources Unit of ECLAC-Mexico City; the incumbent will be the doing the following duties
- Collecting, evaluating, interpreting and analyzing specified statistics and qualitative socio-economic information obtained from a variety of sources and pertaining to the development and public economics with special focus on energy and natural resources issues, in particular in the ECLAC Mexico sub-region.
- Maintaining databases and programmes for database management and organizes non-quantitative information.
- Assisting in the design, testing, operation and modification of econometric models.
- Prepareing the briefing notes, inputs to first drafts of analytical studies and similar material on development and public economics with special focus on energy and natural resources issues in a form that is meaningful to non-specialists;
- Compiling and analysing the data and other information necessary for the preparation of technical cooperation project proposals in the area of development and public economics with a special focus on energy and natural resources issues.
- Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher, i.e. Master’s or equivalent, PhD or post-graduate degree); or Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or Have graduated with a university degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD or equivalent) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.
- In addition to that, should be proficient in using computer and standard office software applications.
- Must have a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter.
- Work experience is not a compulsory requirement for this position.
- Similarly, should have the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
- Fluency in Spanish (both oral and written) is mandatory for this Internship Programme. Furthermore, knowledge of the English language is an asset.
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