Global Compact Internship, Latin America
United Nations
PANAMA CITY
hace 1 día

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a Programme Officer of the United Nations Global Compact and depending on their level of experience and training, the UN Global Compact interns will carry out the following responsibilities :

  • Conduct research relating to the topic of corporate sustainability.
  • Draft and edit publications, papers and other documents.
  • Liaise with Global Compact stakeholders on key corporate sustainability topics.
  • Support the organization of meetings and events.
  • Assist with outreach activities.
  • Handle emails and other inquiries.
  • Perform administrative tasks, as required.
  • Competencies

  • Communication : Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
  • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

    Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

  • Teamwork : Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise;
  • is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

    Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

  • Client Orientation : Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from clients' point of view.
  • Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions.

    Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects.

    Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to clients.

    Education

    To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements :

    a) Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or,

    b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor's level or equivalent).

  • Candidates should be computer literate in standard software applications, including Excel. They should also have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
  • and have demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

    Educational background or exposure to political science, history, international relations, cooperate sustainability, law, public administration or related fields is desirable.

    Work Experience

    No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

    A field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.

    Languages

    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in Spanish and English is required.

    Knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.

    Assessment

    Short-listed candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager directly and may be required to participate in a written assessment and and / or telephone interview.

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