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Communication and Graphic Design Internship at UN-Habitat

Communication and Graphic Design Internship at UN-Habitat.

Communication and Graphic Design Internship at UN-Habitat

Jobs in NGO / Non-Profit Associations, Jobs at UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

Communication and Graphic Design Intern

  • ICT / Computer  , Internships / Volunteering  , Media / Advertising / Branding 

Under the overall supervision of the Planning Finance Economy Section and the Urban Lab Mesoamerica Hub Coordinator, the intern will be responsible for the following duties within the Flagship Programme 1 and Our City Plans initiative:

  • Support and contribute in the communication activities, events and materials. Identify, collate and prepare informative and promotional materials for diverse media, researching different sources of information as required.
  • Assist with writing of news articles, newsletters, reports, articles, and concept notes.
  • Support in the graphic design, photo and video editing of outreach, promotion and information material, such as publications, presentations, catalogues, brochures, videos, flyers, infographics and handbooks.
  • Review and monitor communication channels and metrics associated with the projects and initiatives.
  • Update regularly Our City Plans digital platform and social media content, including news and events.
  • Research best practices for communication and identify the media that fits the projects objectives and purpose.
  • Assist and plan activities and events regarding all the projects and areas UN-Habitat works.
  • Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

Qualifications/special skills

Applicants MUST at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher),
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent),
  • Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent in the past two years.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications (MS Office Suite).  Demonstrate keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Preferred areas of study: Degree in Architecture, Urban Development, Urban Planning, Urban Policy and Governance, Sustainable Development, Journalism, Communications, Graphic Design or any other related studies.
  • Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.
  •  Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. Programme.
  • Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application.
  • Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship position, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.

Deadline : Feb 29, 2024

How to apply

Interested and qualified? Go to UN-Habitat on careers.un.org to apply

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