The Intern will be required to prepare an end-of-internship report, which will be submitted to and cleared by UNIDO Internship Coordination.
UNIDO Internship Requirements
Age: Minimum 20 years on the first day of the UNIDO internship.
Education: Enrolled in a university degree programme; or begin the internship within one year of completing a university degree; or completed a university degree and be sponsored as part of an academic or development programme.
Field of specialization: Finance, Procurement, Organizational Development, Public Administration, or related field.
Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language (French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian) is an asset.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook) is required.
- Knowledge of supporting events and communications-related activities, administrative support or project delivery is desirable.
UNIDO Internship Core Competencies
WE LIVE AND ACT WITH INTEGRITY: work honestly, openly and impartially.
WE SHOW PROFESSIONALISM: work hard and competently in a committed and responsible manner.
WE RESPECT DIVERSITY: work together effectively, respectfully and inclusively, regardless of our differences in culture and perspective.
WE FOCUS ON PEOPLE: cooperate to fully reach our potential –and this is true for our colleagues as well as our clients. Emotional intelligence and receptiveness are vital parts of our UNIDO identity.
WE FOCUS ON RESULTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: focus on planning, organizing and managing our work effectively and efficiently. We are responsible and accountable for achieving our results and meeting our performance standards. This accountability does not end with our colleagues and supervisors, but we also owe it to those we serve and who have trusted us to contribute to a better, safer and healthier world.
WE COMMUNICATE AND EARN TRUST: communicate effectively with one another and build an environment of trust where we can all excel in our work.
WE THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND INNOVATE: to stay relevant, we continuously improve, support innovation, share our knowledge and skills, and learn from one another.
UNIDO Internship Learning Elements
Become acquainted with the most up-to-date technical, economic and industrial developments in the relevant field of specialization of the thematic areas covered by the Accelerate-to-Demonstrate (A2D) Facility (critical minerals, clean hydrogen and cross-cutting (industrial decarbonization, clean transport, smart energy, energy storage, sustainable cooling and energy efficiency)), as well as UNIDO’s approach to financing and procurement. Furthermore, the intern is expected to deepen their knowledge in the fields of new product/services and process design.
Gain experience in the development and design of new programmes and projects, particularly in relation to financing, budget management, procurement and programme administration.
On the job training: participation in every phase of the working process.
Gain experience in working effectively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
UNIDO Interns are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity at all times, both at work and outside. Only candidates who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNIDO internships.
All applications must be submitted through the UNIDO Online Recruitment System.
Correspondence will be undertaken only with candidates who are being considered at an advanced phase of the selection process.
Notice to applicants:
UNIDO does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. If you have received a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Vacant positions within UNIDO are advertised on the official UNIDO website. Should you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNIDO and requesting payment of a fee, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Checkout the UNIDO Internship vacancies list below:
|Intern – Financing and Procurement (A2D Facility)
|Intern – Cross-Cutting (A2D Facility)
|Intern (local recruitment)
|Intern (Office of South-South and Triangular Cooperation)
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