Intern - Human Resources Management and Administration

3-6 month internship, beginning as soon as possible!
This intern position is located in the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), an independent office reporting to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly. OIOS adds value by providing world-wide audit, investigation, inspection, programme monitoring and evaluation services to all bodies affiliated with the United Nations Secretariat. The Executive Office provides services to the Office of Internal Oversight in connection with personnel, budgetary and financial administration, resource planning and use of common services.
Under the supervision of the Executive Officer and working closely with the team, the intern will be expected to:
1) Contribute to a review OIOS’ Human Resources reporting, and the development of improved HR reporting. Draft supporting documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for reporting, a regular reporting plan/timeline, report templates and related documents to facilitate the implementation of the improved reporting and business processes;
2) Provide administrative support to OIOS recruitment activities;
3) Draft HR, travel and administration related communications such as broadcasts to all staff and individual responses to client queries ;
4) Assist with the design and facilitation of training, guidance materials and client support to OIOS staff on the procedure for travel requests;
5) Provide administrative support for daily office operations; and
6) Perform other duties as required.

You must submit your application through the United Nations Career Portal: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=72564
A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include the applicant's:
  • Availability for the internship;
  • Graduate degree programme (What are you currently studying and where?) and undergraduate degree programme;
  • Graduation date (When will you be graduating from the programme?);
  • An explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme;
  • A Description of why you are particularly well qualified for this specific internship considering your skills, interests and experience.
In the online Personal History Profile, it is important that applicants be sure to include all relevant past work experiences, skills, and three references (academic and/or professional).
Owing to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.