Climate Communications Intern in NY, USA. We are on the lookout for a dynamic Communications Intern to join our team, focusing on the critical intersection of climate and security risk. Whether you’re based in the vibrant city of New York or prefer a home-based setup anywhere in the United States, this internship offers a chance to contribute to meaningful projects.
Apply Now for Climate Communications Intern in NY, USA! Deadline: Dec 5, 2023
The position starts on 01-Jan-2024, and the application deadline is approaching fast on 05-Dec-23 (Midnight New York, USA). As an Intern, you’ll be part of a collaborative environment, enhancing your skills and understanding of the field. Don’t miss your chance to embark on a three-month journey that could shape your future and positively impact the world. Apply now, and let your voice be heard in the urgent conversation surrounding climate and security risk!
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Team Leader – Climate Security Risk, the intern shall perform, inter alia, the following tasks:
Tasks assigned may include one or more of the following:
- Assisting with communications, including collecting data from projects, drafting, formatting, and proofing communications materials, success stories and event invitations
- Support the collection of information related to policy and programme support, analyse the information and develop a short compendium of good programming and policy practices in climate, peace and security
- Assist in other basic research i.e., collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources
- Support data analytics visualizations and prepare infographics/factsheets
- Drafting posts to promote events, publications, and content featured on UNDP’s social media accounts
- Assist in administrative and substantive support to meetings and events, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics etc.
- Commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
- Cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
- Respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and the UNDP Statement of Purpose.
- Demonstrated interest and motivation in the field of development;
Required Skills and Experience
- 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); or
- 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
II. Language Requirements:
- Proficient in written and spoken English. Knowledge of another UN language would be an asset.
CONDITIONS OF INTERNSHIP
- As of 1 January 2020, Interns may be given a stipend in accordance with the UNDP Internship Policies, if the intern is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation or scholarship programme; the stipend is intended to compensate for the cost of living at the duty station.
- Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship. UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship.
- To travel to the duty station, the intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed.
- Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship.
- Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
- The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
- The intern will be evaluated at the end of the contract and due recognition of work will be issued in writing.