United Nations Development Programme careers

United Nations Development Programme: Internship 2021

United Nations Development Programme: Internship 2021

United Nations Development Programme careers

United Nations Development Programme: Internship 2021

The United nations Development Programme (UNDP) is taking applications for the 6 months Graduates Internship Program in SDG Financing. We are specifically looking for an intern who is motivated and a hard worker.

Location: Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA
Duration: 6 Months



Provides support to the SDG financing advisor in the INFF agenda, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Compilation, analysis and interpretation of financing flows related data, providing thorough research of the public and private financing issues of the client countries that the Hub is covering;
  • Provide statistical analysis on financing related issues in the client country and the development of relevant graphs and visuals

Provides support to the FSH Africa programme development and implementation

  • Collect and analyze information for programme development connected with the COVID19 and SDG financing related responses
  • Provide assistance to programme implementation and monitoring where requested

Advocacy and promotion of SDGs Financing Agenda and the FSH service offer focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Advocate and support the SDG Financing agenda through research, preparing presentations and by participating in relevant forums, conferences and trainings.
  • Support to monitoring progress and formulation of SDG Financing.


    • Ability to provide quality policy notes and briefs on financing issues
    • Good research and data management skills
    • Interest and familiarity with development issues including Financing for Development related agenda and South-South Cooperation
    • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
    • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
    • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.



  • First University Degree in Economics.
  • No work experience necessary but must be eager and proactive;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and statistical analysis of data such as SPSS, Eviews, STRATA.
  • Understanding and familiarity with the SDGs, HDR and other economic policies related to social development, would be advantageous.
  • Good computer skills

    Proficiency in English and working knowledge of at least one local language


  • UNDP interns receive payment of a monthly stipend based on the rate established by the duty station
  • UNDP interns accrue leave at a rate of 1.5 days per month;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship;
  • Interns must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
  • Interns are expected to work full time but flexibility is allowed for education programmes;
  • Applicants should indicate which months they are available part- and/or full time and when they complete their studies (if still enrolled);
  • Interns need to make own arrangements for travel, VISA, accommodation, etc

Closing date: 10 July 2020

How to apply:

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