Intern – Programme Management at UN-Habitat

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Intern – Programme Management at UN-Habitat

Intern – Programme Management at UN-Habitat

Intern – Programme Management

Job ID: 230944

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Category and Level: Internship, I-1

Duty Station: Beijing

Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Date Posted: March 20, 2024

Deadline: April 3, 2024

Apply here: Link to Application (Please check the UN website for application details)

Application Period: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is seeking an Intern to support Programme Management initiatives in Beijing. This internship provides an opportunity for students enrolled in a graduate program to gain practical experience in the field of programme management within the United Nations system.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the development and implementation of programme activities in accordance with UN-Habitat’s mandate and objectives.
  2. Support the monitoring and evaluation of programme performance, including data collection and analysis.
  3. Assist in the preparation of reports, presentations, and other communication materials related to programme activities.
  4. Conduct research on relevant topics related to urban development, housing, and sustainable human settlements.
  5. Provide administrative support to the Programme Management team as needed.


  1. Currently enrolled in a graduate program (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant field such as urban planning, development studies, international relations, or a related field.
  2. Strong interest in urban development, sustainable cities, and human settlements issues.
  3. Excellent research and analytical skills.
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  5. Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
  6. Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required. Knowledge of other official UN languages is an asset.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should apply through the UN Careers portal following the provided link. The application deadline is April 3, 2024. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and any other relevant supporting documents.


  • This internship is unpaid and full-time, requiring a commitment of at least three months.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.
  • The United Nations is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. Qualified candidates from underrepresented groups, including women, are encouraged to apply.



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