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Intern Research & Admin Support UNCT Coordination Division

United States

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Job Description

United States
  • Country: USA
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: Master’s degree
  • Experience: N/A
  • Gender: Both

Duties and Responsibilities

Support research, knowledge management, reporting and communications:

  • Support research and data analysis, compilation of information, and dissemination, including on the UNCT-SWAP and UNCT-GEM, and on UN Women’s contribution to the UN System reforms agenda.
  • Support corporate reporting on UN Women’s Strategic Plan Outcome 7, QCPR, UNCT-SWAP and UNCT-GEM, and on UN Women’s contribution to the UN System reforms agenda.
  • Support the update of the UNCT-SWAP and UNCT-GEM on the internet and intranet.
  • Support the preparation and timely publication of newsletters, guidance, and other documents.
  • Support editing, proofing and formatting of guidance and other coordination documents and resources.
  • Support the development of audiovisual materials, graphs, infographics and other visual and analytical resources for publication.
  • Support the dissemination of knowledge products and communications materials.
  • Other ad hoc related support that may be required.

Provide administrative, logistical and backstopping support to the UNCT team:

  • Provide administrative, logistical and ICT support for team meetings, webinars and workshops related to the UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard (UNCT-SWAP), UNCT Gender Equality Marker (UNCT-GEM), and UN System reforms agenda.
  • Maintain, develop and update internal databases and files in a confidential and secure manner, including share point files, survey results, and the online UNCT-SWAP and UNCT-GEM reporting platforms.
  • Support the organization of meetings and communications between HQ’s UNCT team and regional and country offices and/or other UN agencies.
  • Support the drafting of minutes, notes, briefs, Talking Points, Briefing Notes, and

Learning Results:

  • Gained knowledge about UN Women’s UN System Coordination Mandate, priorities and work with UN Women HQ, country and regional offices, and United Nations Country Teams.
  • Increased understanding of UNCT-SWAP, UNCT-GEM and the UN System reforms agenda.
  • Familiarity with UN Women’s and UN system-wide corporate policies and procedures.




Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to perform a broad range of tasks aimed at supporting the effective and efficient functioning of the office;
  • Ability to perform work of confidential nature and to manage and prioritize a large volume of work at times under time constraints;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to establish, build and sustain effective relationships, demonstrating understanding of client’s perspective; anticipate client needs and to address them promptly;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to present information concisely and clearly, using appropriate IT functionality;
  • Exceptional computer and IT skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Knowledge of the UN system is an asset.

Required Skills and Experience



  • University studies in one of the following disciplines: international development, international relations, gender equality, social sciences, statistics and data management, or other relevant subjects is required.
  • Meet one of the following:

a) Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);

b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);

c) Be enrolled in a mandatory national service programme of which the internship may form a part;

d) Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within two-years of graduation.



  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
  • Working knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.


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