UN Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya (Internships in UN-Habitat)

Research & Policy Analysis Internships
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the 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.
The UN-HABITAT Research and Policy Analysis internship is for 3 months with a possibility for extension depending on the needs of the Organization.
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.

Responsibilities

·         Conduct research and literature review for the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Contribute to the concept note and outline of the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Contribute to the outline and substantive review of the various chapters of the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Assist in the provision of illustrative materials including text boxes and verify accuracy of information in the various chapters of the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Compile relevant bibliography for the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Collect and analyze secondary data relating to the State of Saudi Cities Report 2018;
·         Support organization of stakeholder engagement as well as preparation of report proceedings.
·         Contribute to the review of data tables for consistency, errors and compliance with the agreed structure, categorization of countries, cities and indicators;
·         Perform other research-related tasks pertaining to the flagship report.

Qualifications

·         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 a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
·         Be computer literate in standard software applications.
·         Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
·         Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.
How to Apply

Health & Wellness Internships
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. We support programme implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) globally, as well as other UN offices in Kenya, by providing Administrative, conference, Security and information services (www.unon.org).
The UNON Health and Wellness internship is for 3 months with a possibility for extension depending on the needs of the Organization.
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.

Responsibilities

·         Under direct supervision of the JMS Medical Officer, the intern will assist the program manager in the implementation of the JMS Wellness programme and specifically perform the following duties under guidance:
·         Assist in the preparation of health and wellness communication tools.
·         Assist in health promotion and outreach activities including preparations and logistics for delivery of health talks, participation in healthy U campaigns, support for wellness group challenge activities, outreach activities focused on health, nutrition and fitness.
·         Assist in the dissemination of health awareness materials and marketing and promoting of the wellness programme through Innovative application of information technology tools such as online presence, social media activity, newsletter articles, mobile based applications and fitness tracking.
·         Assist in monitoring and evalaution of the wellness programme through surveys and interviews, data collection, and analysis, report writing and presentation of recommendations.
·         Assist the UN CARES programme with administrative support for major events such as the annual UN Run and Children’s HIV training.
·         Can use the activities and experiences contemplated in this role to learn, to be engaged and involved, and to gain the core skills as per the learning objectives of the sponsoring college / institution.
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

·         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 a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
·         Be computer literate in standard software applications.
·         Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
·         Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.
How to Apply

Office of the Deputy Executive Director Internships
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the 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.
The UN-HABITAT Research and Policy Analysis internship is for 3 months with a possibility for extension depending on the needs of the Organization.
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.

Responsibilities

·         Assist the Special Assistant in strengthening focus and overall cohesiveness between UN-Habitat’s normative and operational activities.
·         Analyse information from UN-Habitat’s programmes and projects with a view of enhancing synergy.
·         Support internal communication and preparations for meetings on collaboration and information sharing.
·         Prepare briefing notes for meetings and official trips of the DED in coordination with the Special Assistant and the Administrative Assistants.
·         Assist in tracking internal commitments and outputs related to project and programme delivery.
·         Assist the Special Assistant with regard to her/his role related to information services, communication, and the servicing of the Committee of Permanent Representatives and the Governing Council on issues related to projects and programmes.
·         Processing information coming out of programmes and projects in UN-Habitat’s substantive work areas.
·         Take minutes and prepare draft reports of meetings.
·         Contribute to the substantive organization and preparation of the DED’s field missions.
·         Undertake any other duties and responsibilities consistent with the incumbent’s expertise and that she/he can be reasonably expected to undertake.

Qualifications

·         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 a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
·         Be computer literate in standard software applications.
·         Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
·         Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.
How to Apply

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