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This internship is located with the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT), under the Policy, Strategy and Governance Division. The internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension, depending on the needs of the Office. Interns work for up to five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned. The internship is UNPAID and can either be full-time or part-time.
In light of the current pandemic, the selected intern may have the option to telecommute for the entire duration of the internship and can do so from their home country. Compliance with UN cybersecurity rules and regulations will be mandatory (ST/SGB/2004/15).
The Intern will support research and policy formulation in the areas of data and information management. Responsibilities may include: support with the conception, drafting and production of research papers, best practices, policy recommendations, workshops, and blog posts. Key themes covered will include: data governance, data privacy, data ethics, data literacy, data sharing, information access, and open data initiatives. The intern may also be tasked with researching these themes in the context of international law, international relations, and international organizations.
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