UNDP graduate job programme
Apply for the UNDP graduate job programme and also IPI graduate internship for gradates, available for interns from any part of the world. interns will be working remotely
The United Nations Development Programme is recruiting fresh graduate for the organization’s graduate trainee programme. The UNDP is a one of the United Nations agencies particular saddled with communities’ development programme.
The United Nations get involved in community services, rural development, tackling poverty, helping host communities, offering scholarships, clean water. They has interest for greener world
More about the UNDP graduate jobs
To be accepted as an interested applicant, you will need to be aware of the following
Your must have your profession related to anyone of the following: political science, international relations, international affairs, international peace, human right affairs, security, social work, humanitarian services or any or any other related field.
Also you would need to have the following:
Have the knowledge of UN institutions, agencies, multilateral policies and processes. You can learn this online. There are available materials to aid your learning. Also there is a free course on this by the United Nations itself which upon graduation you would be offered a certificate. And the course is 100 percent online and taken at your own pace.
You also need to have the following skills:
Outstanding research skill
English writing skills
Multi tasking skill
Additionally: have tolerance mind, ability to tolerate diversity of opinion, culture and behaviour, ability to work in an unfamiliar multi cultural environment. Be fluent in English language, understanding and speaking French and Portuguese is an advantage
Application Process for the UNDP graduate job programme
To apply for the graduate progamme, follow the steps detailed below.
The closing date for applications will be announced and only send application if you have met up with the requirement above.
After the application is received and processed, only those candidates who are shortlisted for employment will be announce and contacted with invitation for interview in the form assessment which shall be scheduled by the agency.
The first interview will test to be taken online and the second interview will be oral, not test this time, the second interview will be virtual.
Application is via email with all the following below.
To apply send your application letter accompanied with the following to this email [email protected]
Use this word, UNDP-CPO Graduate programme to make subject matter of the application email.
Must attach the following to your application email
Cover letter or motivational letter whichever name. Detail your cover letter to include your reasons for your interest to join the UNDP graduate programme
Curriculum vitae, that is your cv, make sure that your cv is up to date
A two to three pages writing up on the subject matter of the United Nations Development Programme.
Make all your documents to be in a pdf format and email same to the email provide above
Second programme is the IPI internship in editorial position
Editors are needed at the IPI for a full time position paid internship. The internship is intended to last for the period of six months. Successful interns will be working with the IPI publication team to deliver a great work supporting senior staff while learning. Internship is remote for interns who are a distance away and interns who have access can be visiting the IPI office in New Work.
The internship is for the IPI publication team to be assisted for the period of six months by the interns. The interns will assist to produce books, papers, journals brief, and other IPI materials, disseminating the IPI books and any other editorial works of the IPI
While working at the editorial department of the IPI at the organization headquarters in the New York, United State of America, the interns will be learning and gaining experience in editing, writing, proofreading, and the rest. The interns will also have the opportunity to acquire experience in research as interns will be researching on peace, security, women development, sustainable development, etc.
Interns’ mode of work will remote for the period of the six months of internship. Applicant from any country may be selected to participate in the internship however; the successful applicants must be ready at all time in the IPI work hours which is between 8am and 5pm EST.
Successful applicants will be taking the following task for the Organization:
Formatting of books
Sporting and effecting corrections
Proofreading publications and anything related to this
Conduct photo research for publications
Assist to disseminate already completed publications on available location mostly on social media
Manage and record book purchases and subscriptions to journals, magazines, and newspapers
Conduct other publications related at organization
Eligibility for the IPI internship
Applicant must have good standing ability to edit books, journals, newsletters, etc.
Must be the type that pays attention to details
Have a very good command of English language, mastered English language rules; punctuation, nouns, proverb, verb etc.
Have a good writing ability, with very good verbal communication ability
Have a bachelors degree particularly in international affairs’, English and literature, diplomacy and in any other related field
Have knowledge of Chicago style desirable
Have experience in copyediting, proofreading, or working as a writing tutor preferred
Be familiar with or interest in multilateral institutions a plus
Closing date for this internship opportunity will be announced. Upon conclusion of the application, successful applicants’ names will shortlisted and communicated for the next step of the recruitment.
Successful applicant will move to the second stage which is the interview stage. Interview will be virtual and successful applicants who passed the first interview will be required to undertake the second interview
To begin your application sends your mail to the [email protected]
Use the word editorial internship as the subject of your email, then accompany your application with the following
Cover letter which can be your motivation letter
Curriculum vitae. Attach only your updated cv
Policy writing sample of two to three pages
Details of your references professionals of up to three.
Bundle the above in a pdf and send to the above email address as your application