Intern - Economic Affairs, Beijing

  • ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 
  • Beijing, China
  • May 07, 2020
Intern ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

The mandate of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is to promote regional cooperation for inclusive economic and social development in the Asian and Pacific region. ESCAP's role as a regional development arm of the United Nations Secretariat is to support its membership, through its analytical, normative and technical cooperation, to respond to the development priorities and changing needs of the Asian and Pacific region.

The United Nations Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM) is a regional institute under ESCAP. The objectives of the Centre are to enhance technical cooperation among the members and associate members of ESCAP as well as other interested States Members of the United Nations, through extensive exchange of information and sharing of social-economically and environmentally viable machinery and technology, and to promote research and development and extension of agricultural engineering, including machinery and rural industry for agricultural productivity gains and poverty reduction in the region.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
The minimum duration of an internship is two months. This period can be extended up to a total period of six months.
Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the division or office to which they are assigned.

Responsibilities

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

•Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents
•Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings
•Assistance during conferences
•Document, legal and internet research
•Compiling statistics
•Providing administrative support to ongoing projects

 

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