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Remote Internship Assignment
Adaptation Division
Vulnerability sub-division

Application deadline: 31 December 2023

Duration of assignment: Three to six months

Remote Internship Assignment Background

This UNFCCC Intern position is offered in-person and in a remote modalities. It is located in the UNFCCC secretariat in Bonn, Germany in the Adaptation division, and more specifically the Vulnerability subdivision which catalyses knowledge-sharing; enhances learning on, and understanding of, needs and action response to climate change impacts for different sectors and groups; and manages a trusted repository of adaptation data and information.

The Vulnerability subdivision consists of two units:

  1. The NWP unit supports the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to
    climate change (NWP), including the Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI).
  2. The LCIPP unit supports the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform (LCIPP) and its
    Facilitative Working Group (FWG).
    The UNFCCC intern reports to the Team Lead of the NWP unit and provides support to the Nairobi work programme.

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UNFCCC Internship Timeframe

The UNFCCC internship is for a minimum period of three and maximum of six months within the period January 2024 to April 2025. The exact period will be determined based on the availability of the intern and the needs of the division.

Minimum requirements

  • Candidates must be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree (minimum
    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) or a graduate school programme (second university degree
    or equivalent, or higher) at a recognized university at the time of application and during the
    entire period of internship.
  • Studies in the field of communication or journalism, design, public relations with a good
    understanding of climate change, are preferred. Candidates with skills in infographics,
    photography and videography, communications including social media are preferred.
  • Studies in a topic related to climate change (such as ecology, environmental studies, political
    science, anthropology, economics, sustainable development, international relations, or a
    related discipline) are an asset.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English (both oral and written) and have strong writing and
    note-taking skills.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills are required.
  • The ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment is a requirement.
  • Skills in infographics, photography and videography, communications including social media
    are an asset.
    Computer requirements
    For a remote internship, candidates will require a laptop or desktop PC (with Windows 10 or newer)
    or Mac (with the latest MacOS update), as well as a reliable, high-speed internet connection. An
    Office 365 license will be provided by the UNFCCC to enable the candidate to access official emails,
    SharePoint, OneDrive and other office applications, such as Word and Excel.
    Further computer requirements:
  • An antivirus application which receives regular updates;
  • Browsers must be a newer version with regular updates enabled;
  • Regular Windows 10 updates should be enabled with Windows laptop or PC.
    In addition, a mobile phone will be required to enable Multifactor Authentication (MFA) through
    SMS or the Authenticator App.

Checkout the UNFCCC Internship positions below:

Job TitleLevel  Programme  Application periodAnnouncement NO
Intern »N/ANairobi Work Programme Communications, Adaptation division20 Nov – 31 Dec23/Intern58/A-NWP-Comms
Intern »N/ANairobi Work Programme, Vulnerability subdivision, Adaptation division20 Nov – 31 Dec23/Intern59/A-NWP


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