• UN Internships, Egypt | UNDRR Public Information Intern

    UN Internships, Egypt | UNDRR Public Information Intern

    Location: Egypt

    Job Description

    Responsibilities will depend on the individual's background, the intern's assigned office as well as the internship period.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Support to monitor and identify relevant content for publication on PreventionWeb and other UNDRR websites and social media accounts.

    • Support the efforts towards the migration of PreventionWeb to a new platform.

    • Format content, draft abstracts and summaries.

    • Research and create resources guide on specific topics.

    • Support social media campaigns.

    • Support to develop communication materials based on good practices, impact example and achievements.

    • Support in organization of events and meetings.

    • Support the work related the DRR initiatives and campaigns including “Making Cities Resilient”, "International Day for Disaster Reduction", "World Tsunami Awareness Day", “Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments” and “International Recovery Platform”.

    • Support web-search, collecting and organizing information on DRR related subjects and activities by partners.

    • Support proofreading of documents by partner organizations,

    • Support development of relevant materials such as flyers and other public relations materials.

    • Support social media campaigns; prepare presentations; support organization of events; web page updates; upload on PreventionWeb; prepare audiovisual content.

    • Assist in editing and drafting messages, biographies, reports and articles.

    Job Requirements

    • Applicants must 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); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation;

    • Be computer literate in standard software applications;

    • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and

    • 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 of differing opinions and views.

    • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.

    • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for this internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

    Job Details

    Company: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - UNDRR

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

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