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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: New York, NY

Sector: Environment, International Relations

Start Date: Summer 2019

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks from July to September 2019

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Applications accepted from 28 February - 10 May 2019

Organization website: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/

Brief Description of the organization:

At the UN Global Compact, we aim to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want. That’s our vision.

To make this happen, the UN Global Compact supports companies to:

  1. Do business responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption; and
  2. Take strategic actions to advance broader societal goals, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on collaboration and innovation.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

The UN Global Compact offers internship opportunities in its New York office. The UN Global Compact pursues two complementary objectives:

  1. Making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of business strategy and operations everywhere; and
  2. Facilitating cooperation among key stakeholders by promoting partnerships and other collective action in support of UN goals.

Depending on their level of experience and training, UN Global Compact interns will:

  • Conduct research relating to the topic of corporate sustainability, especially on human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption;
  • Draft and edit publications, papers and other documents;
  • Liaise with Global Compact stakeholders on key corporate sustainability topics;
  • Support the organization of meetings and events;
  • Assist with outreach activities;
  • Handle email and other inquiries;
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned.

See https://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/about_the_gc/Global_Compact_Internship_Opportunities.pdf for specific internship opportunities available with the Global Compact.

How to apply:

Those interested in pursuing an internship with the UN Global Compact must submit an online application at the UN Careers website: https://careers.un.org/lbw/Home.aspx.

Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage to the “Search Job Openings” section and select “Internship” under the Category field, and “New York” under the Duty Station field. Click on the Search button. This will lead you to a list of various internship openings. You will need to search for the UN Global Compact internship by Job Opening ID Number.

The Global Compact Internship Job Opening Numbers are: 112598 (July-September 2019 internship cycle)

Candidates are strongly recommended to pay attention to the job opening number to make sure that their applications reach the UN Global Compact Office.

See https://www.unglobalcompact.org/about/opportunities/internships for more details.

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization

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