UNDP Seeks Project Management Support Intern in New York, USA – Apply by 12/24/2023

UNDP Seeks Project Management Support Intern in New York, USA – Apply by 12/24/2023

Embark on a journey to shape sustainable development with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a Project Management Support Intern in New York, USA.

UNDP, the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System, is investing in its Global Policy Network to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Joining the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS), you’ll contribute to the development of policy and guidance, providing technical advice, and engaging in UN inter-agency coordination.

As the lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality.

UNDP Seeks Project Management Support Intern in New York, USA – Apply by 12/24/2023

Apply by 12/24/2023, and be part of UNDP’s commitment to sustainable development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of key functions: ICCA-GSI responsibilities

  •  Support the information gathering of key indicator reports from country programmes (approximately 350 projects).

  •  Support data cleaning, data organization, data quality assurance on key indicator reports from country programmes.

  •  Enter quality assured-data to global master spreadsheet to be used for donor and other UNDP reports.

SGP Private Sector Engagement

  •  Support in updating the SGP Private Sector Engagement Guidance Note to SGP country programmes in alignment to the new UNDP Private Sector strategy and the GEF, where relevant.

  •  Support the series of webinars provided to the SGP country programmes aimed at capacity building.

  •  Support the development of surveys to various audiences

Institutional Arrangements

  •  The intern will report to the Project Manager of the ICCA-GSI
  •  The internship will be at the UNDP New York Headquarters.

Interns’ Expenses

Interns may be given a stipend under conditions prescribed in the section on stipends, below.

Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, passports, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of: (a) The nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students


Where an intern is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation or scholarship program, a stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station, will be paid by UNDP.

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) in fields such as business administration, public administration, environmental management, or other closely related field.

  •  Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above), and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

The stipend will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly.


  •  Experience in tracking key performance indicators
  •  Experience with working with private sector is required. Experience with entrepreneurs and micro, small, and medium enterprises is an asset.
  •  Experience with local communities and/or actors is an added advantage.
  •  Knowledge of, and/or prior experience within, the UN system is considered an advantage.

Language requirements

  •  Excellent oral and written communication skulls in English language is required.

  •  Knowledge of another UN language (French or Spanish) is an asset.

  •  Knowledge of German language is an asset.

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