Intern - Administration, I (Temporary Job Opening)
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Intern - Administration, I (Temporary Job Opening)  

U.N.Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific  

岗位领域:行政人力  工作性质:实习  

学历要求:本科及以上  岗位职级:其他  

工作地点:Bangkok  截止日期:30 June , 2019  



Org. Setting and Reporting

The mandate of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is to promote inclusive economic, social and environmental development and support regional cooperation and integration in the Asian and Pacific region. ESCAPs role as a regional development arm of the United Nations Secretariat, is to support its membership, through its analytical, normative and technical cooperation, to respond to the development priorities and changing needs of the Asian and Pacific region.


This internship position is situated in the Division of Administration, under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.


Selected interns will be expected to serve for a minimum period of four months, with an opportunity of extension up to six months, depending on the needs of the Division and the availability of the selected candidate.


The internship is UNPAID and full-time.


This internship opportunity offers:


Insights into the administrative functioning of the UN system and ESCAP in particular;

Exposure to a multicultural work environment, and interaction with colleagues across various offices at ESCAP and/or other UN agencies in Bangkok.


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background and specific duties may include but are not limited to:


-Contribute to the provision of effective administrative services;

-Communicate and follow up with relevant stakeholders/parties to ensure issues are resolved;

-Perform administrative support to the team, including preparing and/or processing official documents and Newsletters;

-Attend and summarize meetings;

-Provide administrative support to ongoing projects;

-Generate a variety of standard statistical and other reports, work orders, etc, using various databases in excel and SAP. Data entry and extraction functions.;

-Assist in the day to day management of the Internship Programme for ESCAP;

-Additional tasks on an as-needed basis.


For this internship position, experience with MS Office (specifically Excel and Access) a requirement


The United Nations Core Competencies include:


-Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;

-listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately;

-asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication;

-tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience;

-demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.



-Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;

-solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;

-is willing to learn from others;

-places team agenda before personal agenda;

-supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;

-shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.



-Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view;

-establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;

- identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;

-monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;

-keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;

-meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

a)be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or

b)be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

c)have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;

Work Experience


-are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme;

-shall be computer literate in standard software applications;

-have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and

-have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.



Special Notice

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


The Cover Note must include:

-Degree Programme (What are you currently studying or what have you studied)

-Graduation date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)

-List of the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in

-List of your top three areas of interest

-Explanation about why you are the most suitable candidate for this specific internship

-Explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme


In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.


Please note that due to the large number of applicants, divisions are not in a position to reply to each application and that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further consideration.