UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme

Last date to apply

August 14, 2015

About UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme

  • UN Environment Affairs Internship Programme is offered by United Nations in their office of United Nations Environment Programme at Washington Station,
  • The Internship involves working 5 days a week (35-40 hours), under the supervision of the UN Staff members in the department to which the Intern will be assigned.
  • The Duration of the Internship program is 6 months starting from September 01, 2015.
  • UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme is a full time, unpaid internship program.
  • Applications for the UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme are to be made online and the last date to apply is August 14, 2015.
  • The Job Opening number for this internship is 15-ENV-UNEP-43314-R-WASHINGTON (O). The applicants’ are required to submit at least 3 references along with the application form.

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UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Graduate
Details
  • Nationality: The Program is open for candidates of all Nationalities.
  • Academic qualification: The candidates making application for the internship program needs to be:
    • First year of a Master’s program.
    • Final year of a Bachelor’s program.
    • Completed Bachelor’s degree and commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Experience: Applicants are not required to have work experience.
  • Language: The candidate needs to be fluent in English and knowledge of second official UN language is desirable.
  • Knowledge of computer: The applicants need to be computer literate and should be capable of using standard software applications.

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Reward

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Responsibilities

Location of Internship: The UNEP RONA - Regional Office of North America.

Duration of Internship: 6 months starting from September 01, 2015.

Reporting Authority: UNEP RONA Programme Officer

The Intern will have the following responsibilities to take care of:

  • Assisting with the organization of events
  • Assisting with outreach to governments, non-governmental organizations and academic institutions engaged in environmental issues
  • Attending and reporting back in writing on meetings or conferences
  • Conducting research and drafting short reports and summary memos
  • Assisting staff in the development of presentations
  • Writing memos and taking minutes
  • Other tasks as needed.

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Application form and Process

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Application Process

The applications for the internship are to be made online and the following things are to be taken care of while making the application:

  • Mode of Application: The applications are to be made online and the following things are required to complete the application process: >> Click here to apply online.
    • Application Form: A Completed application (Personal History Profile) through the UN careers Portal. Personal History Profile (PHP) should have details related to previous work experiences and three references.
    • Educational Document: A certified copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).
    • Details of IT skills along with programmes that you are proficient in using.
    • Explain why you are the best candidate for the internship and what you hope to gain from the internship.
    • Proof of enrollment.

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Selection Process

UN Environment Affairs Intern Programme Selection Process

  • Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.
  • Preference will be given to candidates related to the following fields: Studies in International Policy, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Marine/Coastal Affair.

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