Intern- Cities And Climate Change, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Intern- Cities And Climate Change, I (Temporary Job Opening)

United Nations

Intern- Cities And Climate Change, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Details of the offer

ntern will be required to operate off -site and no travel request will be approved, either as part of on-boarding, nor during the tenure of internship
The UN-Habitat Cities and Climate Change internship is for 6 months.
The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background; the intern's assigned office as well as the internship period.Under the general supervision of the Branch Coordinator, reporting to the Programme Management Officer the intern will;-

Assist in planning and implementing climate change adaptation and mitigation projects, in particular supporting the Flagship programme [RISE UP]: Resilient Settlement for the Urban Poor;

Promoting Low-Emission Development Strategies, and the Cities and Climate Change Initiative.- Research on contemporary topics related to cities, climate change and sustainable urbanization, with a view to support production of normative publications and review UN-Habitat outputs with a view to extract and capture relevant knowledge and experiences.-

Support the planning, preparation, and delivery of outreach and other public events, assist in communications and social media presence.- Support drafting of material and stories for the team.-

Support tasks relevant to candidate and the Team, as jointly determined.Task Opportunities:Familiarize oneself with the United Nations and UN-Habitat;- Technical issues involving the urban development and climate change.- Response of requests from member states, donors and partners.
CompetenciesCommunication: 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 client.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: one month

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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