Intern – Social Sciences

  • Internship
  • New York/remote
  • Application deadline: 2022-03-22

United Nations, Indigenous Peoples & Development Branch

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) / Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD) internship is for two months with the opportunity for extension up to a total of six months, depending on the needs of the Division.

The internship is UNPAID and full time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

The intern is expected to have a strong research background and good analytical and drafting skills, a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs. Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Indicate in the application that the area of work is in Indigenous Peoples issues.

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