Internship Opportunity: UN Climate Change Support Team, New York: Apply by Nov 15

The Secretary General’s Climate Change Support Team is looking for an intern.


2-months long internship programme, with the opportunity for extension up to 6 months.


The internship will take place in the Executive Office of the Secretary General, in New York.


The successful applicant is expected to provide support to the implementation of the Secretary-General’s strategy on South-South Cooperation and Climate Change, by drafting meeting notes and presentations, coordinating events and conducting research and analysis on relevant topics.


The internship is unpaid and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the Department or Office to which they are assigned.


Students in the final academic year towards a Bachelor’s level university degree, or graduate students with a background in International Relations, Public Policy, Development Studies, Development Economics, Environmental Studies, or related fields.

Fluency in written and spoken English is required, while knowledge of another UN official language (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.

Application Procedure

Apply online via the UN Jobs website.

A complete application includes a cover note and a personal history profile.

Candidates are encouraged to clearly indicate their preferences and highlight their specific skills and/or experience in their cover note.


The application deadline is on November 15, 2015.

Candidates who are selected, must commence the internship programme either prior to graduation or within one year of graduation from the academic programme they are currently enrolled in.

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