Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Internship Opportunity at UN Women in Istanbul, Turkey

Applications are invited for the RBM and UN Coordination Intern in Istanbul, Turkey. Under the guidance and supervision of the Coordination and Planning Specialist of UN Women ECA Regional Office (ECA RO), the intern will provide the support to the implementation of 2017 Work Plan of ECA RO, specifically the planned activities in the areas of UN Coordination, planning and RBM.
Intern will provide the support to the implementation of 2017 Work Plan of ECA RO, specifically the planned activities in the areas of UN Coordination, planning and RBM.
The intern should be pursuing academic studies in public administration, programme management, gender studies, international development, international relations, social sciences or other similar subject at post graduate level.
Be enrolled in a post graduate school programme (second university degree, or equivalent, or higher)
Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required.
Working knowledge of Russian would be an asset.
Experience and skills:
Strong computer skills with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point are required.
Skills and experience in using basic data analysis functions of Microsoft Excel to analyze quantitative data and to visualize data and findings are required.
Basic knowledge and experience in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in the development and/or humanitarian context is required.
Experience in conducting comparative/multi-country analysis and generating analytical reports, using quantitative and qualitative methods, would be an asset.
Experience and knowledge in results-based planning, monitoring, reporting and/or evaluation would be an asset.
Experience in supporting gender-related programmes and initiatives at the global, regional or country level would be an asset.
Experience in organizing events and/or training would be an asset.
UN Women will not pay for the internship; all the expenses connected with it will be borne by the intern;
UN Women accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
The Intern must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;
The Intern will not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UN Women during the period of my internship or for the six months immediately following the expiration date thereof;
The Intern will be personally responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed.
Eligible Regions: Global
Applicants to the United Nations 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 (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period.
UN Women will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest. Selected applicants must provide the signed internship application, two letters of recommendation, proof of health insurance and school enrollment, passport, and visa (if applicable).
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017 (15 Days Remaining)
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