Internship Opportunity For Zambians – Environmental Affairs

United Nations Environment Programme

Closing date: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Posting Title: INTERN – ENVIRONMENT AFFAIRS, I (Temporary Job Opening)

Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 2 May 2017-16 May 2017
Job Opening number: 17-ENV-UNEP-78304-J-NAIROBI (O)
Staffing Exercise ID: N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Special Notice
   Your application for this internship must include:
1. A completed application (Personal History Profile) through the UN Careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. In your Personal History Profile (PHP), be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.
2. Proof of enrollment (click on link to access and attach to your application:; List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in using, and explain why you are the best candidate for the internship and what you hope to gain from the internship.
3. A certified copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).
Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.
Organizational Setting and Reporting
The United Nation Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional levels. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.
The Law Division leads the development and implementation of the UN Environment’s Environmental Governance sub-programme, which includes the promotion of streamlined and coherent environmental governance at the international level, the promotion of progressive development and implementation of environmental law, support to international environmental agreements (known as Multilateral
Environmental Agreements – MEAs), and promotion of mainstreaming of environmental objectives in the development sector.
The internship is unpaid and full-time. The internship is for three months, with a possibility for extension. 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.

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