INTERN – UNDP – Manila

Duties and Responsibilities
UNDP Philippines is looking for interns who will work in any of the following areas:
public relations, content writing and graphics design, communications and knowledge management;
monitoring and reporting;
democratic governance;
climate and disaster resilience;
energy and environment;
human rights, gender, combating HIV/AIDS; and
Sustainable Development Goals.

Typical Tasks performed by interns:
Conducting research;
Drafting documents;
Cataloguing information;
Assisting in the organization of meetings, conferences, or other collaborative events;
Preparing knowledge products (stories/best and worst practices);
Identifying innovative development solutions in specific areas;
Provide operational and administrative support;
Undertake field visits and attend meetings and workshops where appropriate; and
Supporting monitoring and evaluation, communications and resource mobilization.

During the internship they will acquire practical experience in various aspects of project management in an international work environment.

Language Requirements:
Fluency in both oral and written English and Filipino

Functional Competencies:
Ability to work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment;
Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure and?to meet strict and competing deadlines;
Displays analytical judgment and demonstrated ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner;
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
Demonstrates self-management, including conflict management/negotiating skills on interpersonal issues;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Filipino;
Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in teams, delivering through and with others;
Computer literate; good knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications

Corporate Competencies
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Required Skills and Experience
Applicants to the UNDP internship programme 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 programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b)?above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

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