United Nations Development Programme Bangkok Regional Hub (UNDP BRH) offers an internships position to serve in the Effective Governance and Peacebuilding Team, with a focus on supporting the areas of Rule of Law, Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption in the summer of 2016.
Currently enrolled in graduate-level degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, International Development, International Relations or any other relevant field;
Candidates who have graduated are not eligible for internship.
Knowledge of international development trends, especially related to governance, transparency, accountability, anti-corruption (AC), human rights (HR), rule of law (ROL) and access to Justice (A2J) in Asia-Pacific countries.
Excellent writing and drafting skills in English;
Fluency in an additional UN working language (i.e. French or Spanish) is desirable and knowledge of another UN language is an asset.
UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship;
All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring Government or institution;
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the expiration date of internship;
The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan;
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible.
The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.