The internship is intended to offer a university post-graduate level student the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to the work of the UNDP Timor-Leste, and in particular of the Governance Unit, Project “Support to Institutional Development of Oe-Cusse Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Special Zone of Social Market Economy (ZEESM)” Oe-Cusse, Timor-Leste. It aims to complement the study of the intern with practical experience in various aspects of the work of UNDP Timor-Leste’s in Governance Unit. Providing an opportunity to make substantive contributions to an office’s work is an essential requirement of offices taking on interns.
The purpose of internship is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. However, a number of interns, having completed their studies and met the necessary requirements, have gone on to further assignments in the United Nations system through success in competitive recruitment process after their internship programme ended.
Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
Application Deadline: July 16, 2017
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