DGC - Department of Global Communications Jakarta, Indonesia
Mar 23, 2020Intern
Org. Setting and Reporting The United Nations Information Centers (UNICs) belong to the Information Centres Services (ICS), Strategic Communications Division (SCD) of the Department of Global Communication (DGC). The UNICs are the principal sources of information about the United Nations system in the countries where they are located. They are also responsible for promoting greater public understanding of, and supports the aims and activities of, the United Nations by disseminating information on the work of the Organization to people everywhere, especially in developing countries. This internship is located in the United Nations Information Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia. The internship is initially available for a period of three months, with the possibility of extension. The internship is UNPAID. UN interns work full-time, five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department 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: * Assist with monitoring the media for news stories of interest to the UNIC/UN; * Research, draft and/or update content (on-line as well as off-line) for the public information outreach/advocacy, with guidance from UNIC Director or subject matter experts and relevant substantive focal points; * Assist with media outreach, e. g. distribution of press releases and other information materials to mass media and civil society organizations; * Assist in organizing activities for the planned as well as ad hoc UN events (round tables, media engagement, conferences, MUNs, etc.); * Assist with general support to overall public information activities, meetings, etc.); * Assisting with news stories; * Performing other related duties, as required.