Intern - Economic Affairs, Santiago

  • ECLAC - United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Oct 15, 2020
Intern ECLAC - United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Job Description

Org. Setting and Reporting

The internship in the Climate Change Unit of the Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division of ECLAC, Chile, will last 2 to 4 months, depending on the needs of the Office. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis.

Vacancies available: 1

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at https://www.eclac.org for further information.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the internship period. Duties may include:

-Review the experience of relevant countries and cities showing progresses in supporting electromobility for public transport
-Analyze the different business model involved
-Compare economic, social and environmental costs and benefits of these business models and their adaptation to the reality of Latin American countries/cities.


APPLICATION PREPARATION

Interested candidates can obtain advice and practical tools compiled into a step-by-step guide. It is aimed at helping candidates improve their CV drafting skills and increase their chances of success when applying to the position.


Organization type

UN jobs