United Nation Research Institute for Social Development(UNRISD) for Internship Opportunity 2019

The UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is now accepting applications for an internship position, starting in June 2019, to assist with work related to its Social Policy and Development programme.
United Nation Research Institute for Social Development(UNRISD) for Internship Opportunity 2019

About UNRISD:

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.
It aims to ensure that social equity, inclusion, and justice are central to development thinking, policy and practice.


About the Internship:

The programme will include preparing final publications for a research project on New Directions in Social Policy: Alternatives From and For the Global South, as well as activities related to new project development.

United Nation Research Institute for Social Development(UNRISD) for Internship Opportunity 2019

Responsibilities:


While at UNRISD, the intern will be asked to:
  • provide research assistance for the projects indicated above, and other related projects as required;
  • assist with proofreading, copyediting and preparing publications;
  • contribute to ongoing tasks related to project development, fundraising activities and general administration;
  • produce a short paper, literature review, article or similar output, on a subject related to the Social Policy for Development programme.

Eligibility:


  • The applicant should be pursuing, or have completed, a degree in social policy, development policy, public policy or another related social science discipline, dealing with developing countries as cases;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proofreading skills in English, other UN languages an asset;
  • Ability to work effectively on a team; and
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and take initiative.
  • Interest in topics covered by the UNRISD projects/events.

Duration:


The usual duration of the internship is three months with the possibility of extension to six months.


Other Details:


  • Interns are NOT financially remunerated;
  • UNRISD is not responsible for interns’ travel expenses to and from Geneva, or for mandatory medical insurance during the period of the internship.
  • As UN internships are currently not remunerated, applicants wishing to undertake a part-time internship will be actively considered.

Click here to apply.

Application Deadline:


May 12, 2019.


Contact:





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