UNDP New Delhi invites applications for Internship opportunity- Research for the year 2021. The last date of application submission is 28 March 2021.
Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must have a University degree in a relevant field of expertise (e.g. Social sciences, Statistics, Economics, or a relevant stream)
- Experience in data collection and analysis in the field of social or economic development fields;
- Outstanding command in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as handling web-based applications such as Canva.
- Basic knowledge of data analysis and secondary research tools.
- Basic understanding of issues pertaining to the development sector, skilling ecosystem/ enterprise development, value chain development
- Knowledge of gender issues, gaps in skilling and employment/enterprise development will be an added advantage.
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head, Inclusive Growth, the intern/s will have the responsibility for the following activities:
- Conduct supervised secondary research on specific topics in the area of skills, entrepreneurship, livelihoods, innovation, green economy including data analysis, collation and representation
- Provide support in writing of project related documents (concept notes, proposals, etc.), and synthesise documents and other relevant knowledge products;
- Prepare PowerPoint presentations, visual representations, infographics as required;
- Assist in the organization of webinars/conferences/events/forums
- Proof reading and editing of reports, books, booklets or any other type of publications/communications material.
- Ensure effective and efficient provision of services, full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, management of information flow and follow-up on deadlines and commitments made;
- Support the team with other relevant tasks.
Within UNDP India, the Inclusive Growth portfolio works as a catalyst in the skilling and entrepreneurship eco-systems with tried and tested solutions through innovative public-private-partnership with the government, businesses, academia, training institutions, and civil society.
It aims at empowering women and youth from marginalised communities with skills and livelihood opportunities to reduce income inequalities across the country, with field implementation in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and the North East Region.