Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Jobs @ United Nation (UN)

Job Opening
Posting Title:
Job Code Title:
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Duty Station:
Posting Period:
17 July 2017 - 15 July 2018
Job Opening Number:
17-Humanitarian Affairs-OCHA-82730-J-New York (X)
Staffing Exercise

Special Notice

The internship within the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, in line with the United Nations (UN) Internship Programme, aims to provide a framework by which students from diverse academic backgrounds gain exposure to the United Nations through assignment to offices within the Secretariat in order to enhance their educational experience and gain experience in the work of the United Nations. Additionally, it provides the United Nations offices with the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields.

Org. Setting and Reporting

This internship is located in the New York Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The incumbent will report to a Humanitarian Affairs Officer.
This OCHA Internship is for a minimum duration of three months with an opportunity for extension up to six months.

Administrative requirements:

Candidates must be medically insured; able to obtain necessary visas and arrange travel to UNHQ, as well as cover the cost of travel, accommodation and living expenditure for the duration of the internship. For further information, please consult the United Nations Secretariat internship website at:


Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelor's (final year), Post graduate, Master's or Ph.D.programme or equivalent, preferably in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences, graphic design, art, communications, public relations or marketing, statistics, human resources or a related field.

Applicants that have successfully completed an academic programme in a discipline mentioned above must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme; however any practical and academic experience on humanitarian issues including humanitarian financing mechanisms, humanitarian funding trends, gender equality programming is desirable. Research interest and published work on these or/and any related areas is desirable

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