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UN Global Compact Internship Opportunity 2019 in USA

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The UN Global Compact is offering internship opportunities in its New York office. The UN Global Compact follows two complementary objectives:

  1. Making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of business strategy and operations everywhere; and
  2. Facilitating cooperation among key stakeholders by promoting partnerships and other collective action in support of UN goals.

The Global Compact Internship Job Openings are:

  • internship with the Communications and Events team
  • internship with the Outreach and Participant Relations team
  • internship with the Programmes team
  • internship with the Chief of Staff team
  • internship with the Global Operations team
  • internship with the Intergovernmental Relations & Africa team

The major objective of this internship is to provide the interns a first-hand impression of working environment in the United Nations. As part of the team, the interns will be exposed to a high-profile conferences, participate in meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as organizational policy of the United Nations, working directly with outstanding and inspiring career professionals and senior management. Initially, the interns will take on the amount of responsibility they can shoulder; the potential for growth.

Duties of the Interns:

Depending on their level of experience and training, UN Global Compact interns will:

  1. Conduct research relating to the topic of corporate sustainability, especially on human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption;
  2. Draft and edit publications, papers and other documents;
  3. Liaise with Global Compact stakeholders on key corporate sustainability topics;
  4. Support the organization of meetings and events;
  5. Assist with outreach activities;
  6. Handle email and other inquiries;
  7. Perform administrative tasks as assigned

Location: United States

 Benefits:

  • The candidates will be provided with the ultimate chance to work with the people from UN.
  • One may get academic credit from his/her institution of higher education for the internship. It is recommended to check with the university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.
  • The interns will be exposed to high-profile conferences, participate in meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as organizational policy of the United Nations.

 Eligibilities:

  • Should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree programme (bachelors or second university degree, or higher) at the time of application and during the internship; or
  • Under some circumstances, applicants may have graduated within less than one year to commence a UN internship.
  • Should have excellent command on English and French

Eligible Regions: Open for all

Application Deadline: August 17, 2019
You can get to know more about the opportunity from the link provided here: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/about/opportunities/internships
Or
You can apply via this link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/Home.aspx
-Shreyasa Dhakal