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Home-Based Digital Transformation Internship At The United Nations: Global Call for 2024

Home-Based Digital Transformation Internship At The United Nations: Global Call for 2024

ORGANIZATIONUNDP
LOCATIONHomebased
CAREER CATEGORYDigital Technologies
SALARYNot Specified
TYPE OF CONTRACTInternship
DURATION3 months (with possibility of extension)
DEADLINE30-Sep-24 (Midnight New York, USA)

Home-Based Digital Transformation Internship At The United Nations: Global Call for 2024

Context

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the development arm of the United Nations. Present in 170 countries with over 17,000 people, UNDP works on the world’s biggest problems: extreme poverty, climate change, good governance, renewable energy, crisis prevention, and women’s empowerment, among others. 

Are you ready to put your digital knowledge and skills to work in solving some of humanity’s greatest challenges?

Emerging and future digital technologies are one of the most profound drivers of change globally. Recognizing that these technologies bring both opportunities to accelerate progress in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as presenting challenges to development, UNDP has been undergoing an organization-wide digital transformation since 2019. UNDP’s digital transformation seeks to help create a world in which digital is an empowering force for people and planet.

Our UNDP Digital Strategy 2022-2025 aims to support our partner countries to unlock the power of digital to tackle these pressing issues. The strategy lays out UNDP’s ambition to use a rights-based approach to digital technologies to improve our development results and help build inclusive digital ecosystems globally that leave no one behind. 

Task Description

UNDP is looking for motivated interns who can support our work in any of the following workstreams listed below. Please indicate in your application which workstream (maximum 3) you have the most experience and interest in. Indicate your 3 areas of interest.

  1. Digital Transformation: Inclusive Digital Ecosystems
  2. Digital Transformation: Country Office Support & Capacity Building
  3. Digital Transformation: UNDP Digital Strategy Development & Implementation
  4. Business Operations (People Operations & Procurement)
  5. Communications
  6. Thought Leadership, Engagement and Partnerships
  7. Product Design, Build, and Management (including AI tools)

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Candidates must meet one of the following educational requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher), or.
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (undergraduate; minimumbachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  • Have graduated with a university degree (first university degree, or second university degree or equivalent, or higher) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Interest/Experience in one of the workstream areas is desirable

How To Apply?

Interested candidates should apply for this opportunity by following the link below:

Carlos Seth

Carlos Seth is an international recruitment consultant with more than 10 years experience in global recruitment and executive search.

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