Intern - Administration, New York

  • DESA - Department of Economic and Social Affairs 
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jan 21, 2020
Intern DESA - Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Financing for Sustainable Development Office (FSDO) / Department of Economic Affairs (DESA) internship is for two months with an opportunity for extension up to a maximum of 6 months pending the needs of the Department.

This position is located in the Office of the Director of FSDO/DESA. The FSDO works to advance policy and action on financing for sustainable development to support Member States and other stakeholders in achieving internationally agreed development goals, by providing thought leadership and agenda-shaping, promoting multistakeholder dialogue, identifying policy options and best practices, and offering strategic advice and support for capacity development in key areas. FSDO serves as focal point in the United Nations system for the intergovernmental and interagency expert processes on followup to the Financing for Development outcomes. For more information, please visit,

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.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

•Assisting in drafting and preparing official documents
•Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings
•Assisting in preparing document; conducting legal and internet research
•Assistance during conferences
•Working on web-presentation
•Evaluation of projects
•Compiling statistics
•Media analysis


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