Org. Setting and Reporting
The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT) was inaugurated on 16 June 2006 as a regional institute of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and is located in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Guided by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other internationally agreed development goals, the Centre’s objective is to build and strengthen the capacity of members and associate members of ESCAP to leverage information and communication (ICT) for the purpose of socio-economic development. APCICT’s work is focused on training, knowledge sharing, and multi-stakeholder dialogue and partnership.
The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) internship is for 2 months with an opportunity for extension up to 6 months, pending on the needs of the department.
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 intern will work directly with the Programme Officer. The intern will assist APCICT’s advocacy and promotional activities to raise the Centre’s visibility. Duties include, but are not limited to:
•Undertake design assignments for a variety of APCICT activities (e.g., conferences, events and campaigns, etc.)
•Help design various information materials, including publication covers, presentation templates, flyers, infographics and social media visuals;
•Provide assistance in shooting and editing film videos, mix sound and slideshows, if required;
•Assisting in checking the website for broken pages or pages that are inconsistent with the design of the website;
•Proposing new projects for the website and social media platforms and identifying opportunities to reach a wider audience;
•Assist in the organization and execution of special events to mark UN observances, or exhibitions;
•Initiate and carry out assigned tasks/special projects.
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