• UN Women Egypt Internship | Coordination Intern

    UN Women Egypt Internship | Coordination Intern

    Location: Cairo Governorate, Egypt

    Job Description

    UN Women Regional Office for Arab States in Cairo requires an intern to support the coordination activities included in the ROAS Annual Work Plan. The intern will be part of the UN Women Regional Office team in Cairo and will work under the direct supervision of the Coordination Specialist.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Under the overall supervision and directly reporting to the Coordination Specialist, the candidate is expected to

    • Review current UN Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAF) and Common Country Assessments (CCA) in the Arab States region to identify gaps and opportunities for UN Women to invest in technical support to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in accordance with national development priorities;

    • Design (a) a tracking system and (b) capacity-development network for former participants in the Women from the Arab States, Leadership and the UN training workshops convened by UN Women in partnership with the R-UNSDG and UNSSC;

    • Design a questionnaire to be circulated to previous participants and relevant Regional Directors to measure the impact of the training on the staff members’ readiness for leadership positions.

    Learning objectives

    The intern will be exposed to and increase his / her awareness and understanding of the UN Development System, particularly UN reform, strategic planning, and the role of UN Women to support gender equality and women’s empowerment integration through leveraging its UN Coordination mandate.

    Job Requirements


    • The intern must have studies in law, politics, development or other similar subject at the university level;

    • 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 programme(minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent)

    • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

    • Language:

    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;

    • French language skills would be an asset.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: UN Women Egypt

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Duration: 4 Months