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APPLY: 2021 United Nations (UN) Paid Internship For Young Professionals (Fully Funded to New York)

The Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth is saying goodbye to unpaid internships as the 2021 United Nations (UN) paid internship is announced for young professionals 

  • Are you passionate about the work of the United Nations?
  • Are you motivated to help realise the potential of fellow young people?
  • Have you been waiting for too long for a paid entry-level opportunity to the UN?
  • Do you want to join the UN Youth Envoy as a Fellow?

Yes? 🙋Then you might be the right person for the job!

Under the guidance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: As part of the Youth, Peace and Security team, the youth volunteer will support OSGEYs work on youth, peace and security by:

Details

To begin with, we are looking for young people to get on board the UN Youth Envoy’s Fellowship, which aims at providing you, a young talent 💪, a chance to get involved the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The selected fellows will join us at the United Nations’ Headquarters in New York for a duration of 6 months. To apply, click on the open vacancies you are interested in:

  1. Fellow in Coordination (2020 Posting — Now Filled)
  2. Fellow in Social Media (2020 Posting — Now Filled)
  3. Fellow in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (2020 Posting — Now Filled)
  4. Fellow in Gender Equality (2020 Posting — Now Filled)
  5. Fellow in Youth Peace and Security (2021 Posting — OPEN NOW)
  6. Fellow in Data Analysis and Monitoring (2021 Posting — OPEN NOW)
  7. Fellow in Gender Equality (2021 Posting — OPEN NOW)
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UN Volunteer in Youth Peace and Security

  • Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
 
    • Required degree level- Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: Political Science, Peace and Conflict studies, Human Rights, International Development or other relevant subject area.

  • Experience remark

Previous formal or informal experience in working on projects and programmes relating to Youth, Peace, and Security.

Fluency in English (both oral and written) and excellent writing skills

Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills, organized approach and positive working attitude

Ability to work independently when given clear instructions

A constructive and can-do attitude, strong work ethic, an ability to take initiative, multitask, and a drive for on-time delivery

UN Volunteer in Data analysis and monitoring

  • Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
 
  • Required degree level-   Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: mathematics, statistics, demography, computer science, computer engineering, data science, business, finance or related fields

  • Experience remark
    • Previous formal or informal experience of working on data bases and/or statistical softwares, would be highly regarded.
    • Prior experience in data analytics using R, Python, SQL and data visualisations would be highly regarded
    • Fluency in another Official UN language, in addition to English, would be considered an asset
 
 

UN Volunteer in Gender Equality

  • Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
 
  • Required degree level – Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: Gender, Feminist Studies, Human Rights, Political Science, International Development or other relevant subject area

  • Experience remark

Previous formal or informal experience in gender and youth policies and programmes.

Fluency in English (both oral and written); excellent writing skills

  • Desirable:

Previous formal or informal experience of working for/with feminist organizations, women’s rights or human rights organizations is an added advantage

Fluency in another Official UN language, in addition to English, would be considered an asset

 

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Method of Application

Use the link below to start your appliction

Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important:

After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021

Deadline: June 15, 2021

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