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Internship: Research Assistant to UNDP Blue Resilience Project

Mwenda Phineas

Nairobi Kenya

1 year ago

Job Description

Job Summary Required Skills and Experience Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English is imperative. Knowledge of other UN languages such as French or Spanish an advantage’ Eligibility: Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Responsibilities Scope of Work Broadly, the research/project assistant would to provide support in four main areas of work: Provide research assistance to the governance and gender experts respectively with regards to their research
  2. Provide administrative support in organizing and facilitating expert consultations with regards to the research component of the project
  3. Assist with drafting and copy-editing towards producing the draft and final research report on inter-agency cooperation
  4. Assist with drafting learning package
  5. Specific duties and responsibilities: Support governance and gender experts respectively in their research on institutional cooperation by amongst others, assisting with: Literature review, Sourcing of information Identifying case studies Compiling and summarizing research material Setting up and facilitating expert consultations Transcribing expert consultations and identifying key themes/issues Assist governance and gender expert, in coordination with the project manager in: Producing a draft outcome report based on the research findings
  6. Facilitating follow-up expert consultations on the draft outcome report

Education + Experience

  1. following requirements: Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent); Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation; Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program