Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Head of the RCO, and in close collaboration with RCO colleagues, the intern will :
Provide relevant support to UN coordination mechanisms and UNCT activities, including UNCT meetings and joint work through UN Theme and sub-groups.
Provide relevant support to the country programming process, including the mid-term review of the UN Development Assistance Framework in China.
Support the compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, background information and documentation as well as drafting of talking points and speeches for meetings, events and missions.
Support the organization and follow-up of the inter-agency and high-level meetings or events attended by the RC or RCO staff members.
Assist in updating and providing inputs to UN China website and other communications productions, including by proof reading English materials.
Other administrative tasks as required.
Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the common UN system
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Demonstrates excellent analytical and organizational skills
Excellent drafting skills in English.
Resourcefulness, initiative and mature judgment
Responds positively to feedback
Excellent computer skills (Including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)
Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment
Strong team work skills
Required Skills and Experience
Currently enrolled in Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, social sciences, political science, law, economics, management, or other relevant fields.
Experience with other UN agencies, international organizations and / or non-governmental organizations would be considered an asset.
Knowledge of the UN system and its mandate would be considered an asset.
Fluency in English with superior drafting skills.
Fluency in Mandarin Chinese will be an asset.
Selected applicants must provide a proof of school enrollment.
Please include your availability dates and earliest desired starting date on the top of your CV