Intern - Economic Affairs, Bangkok

  • ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific 
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • May 15, 2020
Intern ESCAP - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division/ Disaster Risk Reduction Section (DRS) internship is for 2-6 months.

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 department or office to which they are assigned.

The major objectives of Disaster Risk Reduction Section are as follow;

•Policy options and strategies on multi-hazard disaster risk reduction and mitigation
•Regional cooperation mechanism for disaster risk management, including space and other technical support systems
•Multi-hazard assessment, preparedness, early warning and response to disaster risk
•Building resilience to natural disasters through mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the development agenda of countries

More details are available from https://www.unescap.org/our-work/ict-disaster-risk-reduction

Responsibilities

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:
•Contribute to the quantitative and qualitative analysis on the socio-economic impacts of disasters
•Assist in organizing international conferences and meetings
•Carry out other ad hoc tasks as required by the Section and the Division

 

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