Intern - Environment Affairs, Incheon City

  • ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 
  • Incheon, South Korea
  • Apr 02, 2020
Intern ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

The internship at the ESCAP East and North-East Asia (ENEA) Office located in Incheon, Republic of Korea, is for two months with an opportunity for extension up to six months, if required by the division.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (37.5 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the division or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

Interns will be assigned to conduct research on energy security and environmental sustainability including through North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC, www.neaspec.org) and assist in the planning and implementation of activities. Specific topics and works will be mutually agreed with his/her supervisor. Five thematic areas of NEASPEC are as follows:

•Transboundary air pollution
•Nature conservation
•Marine protected areas
•Low carbon cities
•Desertification and land degradation

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

•Review and analyze literature and country policies related to the above mentioned programmatic areas
•Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents
•Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings
•Document, legal and internet research
•Assistance during conferences
•Working on web-presentation
•Evaluation of projects
•Compiling statistics
•Media analysis
•Speech-writing

 

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