Intern - Environment Affairs

Date Posted: Feb. 7, 2023, 4:49 a.m.

UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

Job Description

Competencies

Client Orientation: 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.

Teamwork: 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 decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Communication: 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.

Education

Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

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.

Preferred area of study: A university degree in Gender Studies or Environmental Science, Sustainable Development, or related field with courses on gender in the pursued curriculum is preferred.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personalcommitment to the ideals of the Charter.

Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural

backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant ofdiffering opinions and views.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications via UNEP's career website on https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=190690

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