Intern - Operations and Common Premise/Services

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 20 September 2023
  • Deadline Date: Saturday, 30 September 2023
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

The Istanbul Regional Hub (IRH) supports UNDPโ€™s analytical, programmatic, and policy advisory services in the countries of Central and South-eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and Turkey. The Centre coordinates projects and provides services in three main areas which are Democratic Governance, Poverty Reduction, and Energy and Environment. The IRH Security Focal Point (SFP) and under his supervision Local Security Associate (LSA) fulfills all tasks related to the management of safety and security for UNDP personnel in the Istanbul Regional Hub.


Duties and Responsibilities

The main task of an Intern will be to contribute to the accomplishment of various UNDP IRH Security initiatives including support to the SFP and LSA.

Main duties of the intern will be as follows:

Turkish or Russian language knowledge is an asset.

Learning:

The intern will develop a good overview of regional security practices and a basic understanding of UNDP Security concepts.

5. Notes:

Financial Issues:
Internships within the UN system are subject to conditions the applicant must get familiar with before signing his/her internship agreement.
Starting from January 2020 interns will receive stipends according to UN rules and regulations.
Any further costs associated with the internship must be borne by the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students; or by the student, who will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his or her arrangements for travel, accommodation and other costs.

Application procedure:
The application should contain:

Brief Cover Letter (in English) stating interest in and qualifications for the post;Current and complete CV in English;Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.

Candidates who are selected must submit the following documents:

Official letter from the University confirming enrolment in a graduate-level degree programme;Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out. Selected intern must have medical and life insurance.

Conditions:
UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months;
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents, illness or death during the internship;
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
Interns are responsible to arrange for their own visa and residence documents, and need to plan for these well in advance;

Subsequent Employment:
The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an internโ€™s studies.
Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
More information available at: http://www.eurasia.undp.org/content/rbec/en/home/about_us/jobs/internships/.

This vacancy is archived.

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