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Internship Openings at UN-Habitat

Internship Openings at UN-Habitat

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The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The Urban Economy Branch of UN-Habitat has the mandate to promote local capabilities

Intern – Donor Relations, I

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Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the interns’ assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Management Officer, the intern will:

  • Assist in drafting, tracking progress, and following up on correspondence with donors, ensuring timely and accurate communication.
  • Manage archives of donor correspondence, files, emails, and other communications in a structured manner.
  • Assist in developing donor communication materials such as proposals, reports, and newsletters, ensuring high-quality content.
  • Conduct research on potential donors and funding opportunities, including identifying new prospects and analyzing donor trends and patterns.
  • Support in event organization, including logistical planning, coordination, and execution.
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Competencies

  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ points of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
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Education

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office).
  • Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
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Preferred areas of studies:

  • International relations, International Development, Diplomacy, Communications, Marketing, Business management or any other related field of study.

Work Experience

  • No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
  • Experience in knowledge and information management is required
  • Knowledge in drafting and managing formal correspondences is desirable.
  • Knowledge and skills in conducting research to analyze donor contribution trends and opportunities are desirable.

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Intern – Data Analyst & Management, I

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The Donor Data Analyst and Management Intern will be responsible for supporting the Donor Relations and Strategic Resource Partnerships Unit in managing and maintaining donor income data, performing donor intelligence analysis, developing data management tools, and designing and managing a donor information and correspondence file archiving infrastructure/system. The ideal candidate will have a background in computer science, information management, data science, or statistics, as well as some experience or coursework in data analysis, programming, and database management. Proficiency in one or more coding languages such as Python, R, SQL, or JavaScript will also be required, depending on the specific platforms and tools being used.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) ,Data Analyst and Management internship is for 6 (six) months.

The work hours during the internship shall be determined based on individual discussion between the intern and the supervisor(s) considering the organization’s minimum requirements and the time difference between the hosting office and the location of the intern.

The Internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

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Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the interns’ assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme officer, intern will:

  • Manage and maintain the donor income database by manually connecting data extracted from the finance tracking platform and project management platform. This will require proficiency in Python, R, SQL or other coding languages suitable for data processing and management, as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Analyze donor income data to perform donor intelligence analysis and provide actionable insights to the Donor Relations team.
  • Develop data management and document generation efficiency tools to streamline internal processes and increase productivity.
  • Develop tools and write code to automate manual data extraction and analysis work as necessary.
  • Design, develop, and manage a donor information and correspondence file archiving infrastructure/system, utilizing existing platforms such as Teams and Microsoft SharePoint.

Competencies

  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
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Education

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher).
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
  • Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office).
  • Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Preferred areas of studies:

  • Computer science, software development, information management, data science, statistics or any other relevant fields of study.

Work Experience

  • No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
  • Experience in data analytics is required.
  • Knowledge in acquiring, validating, cleaning, transforming and comparing quantitative and qualitative data from different sources is desirable.
  • Experience in drafting reports and presentations based on quantitative research and analysis is desirable.

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Method of Application

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