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UN Economic Affairs Internship 2021 | Free International Internship for College Students and Freshers

UN Economic Affairs Internship 2021 | Free International Internship for College Students and Freshers

Hey everyone! Here’s an amazing opportunity to grab an international internship free of cost. UN (United Nations) has recently notified regarding internships for college students and freshers.

For better clarity regarding this internship, check out the following details.

About Internship:

  • Posting Title: INTERN – ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, I (Temporary Job Opening)
  • Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
  • Duty Station: NEW DELHI
  • Posting Period: 05 March 2021 – 30 September 2021

The intern will work with the designated staff of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) in the implementation of the Centre’s substantive work program. The work program broadly involves developing and promoting regional mechanisms and platforms, capacity building of policy makers and institutions, and carrying out normative and analytical work to assist ESCAP member States.

For this internship, fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advanced course work, or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.


(a) Regular monitoring of relevant developments, policy trends and news articles related to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in the subregion;
(b) Monitor and collect details on national policies on selected sustainable development issues of member States of ESCAP.
(c) Collect data, generate figures and tables, describe and analyze the tables and results to support ESCAP-APCTT staff in related research and analytical work.
(d) Attend conferences, seminars, meetings and other events and provide written highlights and briefing notes.
(e) Provide administrative, organizational and conference management support for ESCAP-APCTT events.
(f) Other activities as may be decided by the supervisor.

Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills.
•Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.
•Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view.
•Planning & Organizing: Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work and
monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary
•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments, and delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards


Applicants must fulfill one of the following requirements:
a. Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
b. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
c. Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, Ph.D., or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

The candidate must possess good communication skills, teamwork quality, planning & organizing, accountability, and good client orientation.

The India Country Office internship is for a minimum of two months with an opportunity to extend it for not more than six months. The workdays will be around five days per week during the internship.


This internship will be unpaid and it will be full-time and remote.


Yes, there will be a free verified certificate from United Nations for all the interns.

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