Ethiopia is waiting for you: at ECOSOC there’s an open internship!


The Internship is located in the African Center for Gender (ACG) of the Social Development Policy Division (SDPD) at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa. The internship is for three (3) months with an opportunity for extension, depending on the needs of the Center. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. The intern will work for five days per week under the supervision of the Chief of the Center.

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Organization: Economic Commission for Africa. Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN's five regional commissions, ECA's mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa's development.


Duty Station: Addis Ababa


Open To: International Students


Timeframe:  not specified


Deadline: September, 29


Job description:  Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Center, the Intern will carry out the following functions:


  • Assist in the review and finalization of reports and other publications in the areas of work of the African Center for Gender (ACG);
  • Contribute to research in the thematic area of focus of ACG;
  • Contribute to policy briefs; 
  • Support the organization of meetings and events; 
  • Assist with knowledge management and outreach activities; 
  • Participate in day-to-day operational tasks of the section. This may include servicing requests for information; support for developing presentations; liaison with partner organizations, communication pieces of the ACG, etc.; 
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned.



To qualify for an internship under the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: 1) Applications must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation; 2) Be computer literate in standard software applications; 3) Have a demonstrated and keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and 4) Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.


Wage/Fees: not specified


Application process: The applicants should fill the form online


Useful links:  

Original vacancy


Contact Information:
Mail form


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