United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
工作地点：Addis Ababa 截止日期：30 December , 2017
A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include: Degree programme (What you are currently studying) Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)
List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
List your top three areas of interest.
Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific Internship.
Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship programme.
In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.
This is an ongoing advertisement. The successful candidates may be contacted at any time within the posting period or shortly thereafter.
Org. Setting and Reporting
The Urbanization Section within the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) is offering an internship for three (3) months with an opportunity for extension, pending the needs of the Division. The internship is UNPAID and full time. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned. The Internship is located in the Urbanization Section of SDPD at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa.
The focus of this internship will be to assist the Urbanization Section in its work on the economic, social and sustainable dimensions of Urbanization.
Under the overall guidance of the Director of the Division, and the direct supervision of the Chief of the Urbanization Section and within delegated authority, the incumbent will carry out the following functions:
？Assist with compiling information and undertake research on policy issues in relation to the economic, social and sustainable dimensions of urbanization, such as the linkages of urbanization and industrialization; energy; climate change; trade; gender; statistics, innovation; urban and rural linkages and; inclusive cities.
？Support data collection activities
？Undertake desk review of bibliographies for the section's reports and peer review documents
？Assist with organizing and convening meetings, including attending to all relevant preparations
？Perform other duties as might be assigned by the supervisor.
？Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
？Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
？Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
？Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience
？Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
？Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
？Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
？Places team agenda before personal agenda
？Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
？Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings
Planning & Organizing:
？Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
？Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required
？Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work
？Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
？Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary
？Uses time efficiently
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or
(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation; Be computer literate in standard software applications; Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.