Programme Intern-Graphic Design
United Nations
hace 6 días


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background; the intern's assigned office as well as the internship period.

Under the Supervision of the Administrative and Financial Specialist together with the Coordinator for Andean Countries, the intern will :

  • Support the design of graphic pieces and image editing on demand of the HUB and in line with the image requirements of the United Nations, UN Habitat and other campaigns needed.
  • Support in the layout of technical documents and presentations developed in the HUB, to facilitate the readability of the reports.
  • Support video editing processes.
  • Support the design of websites, in the framework of the Projects implemented in the HUB.
  • Keep the graphic contents updated with the information provided by the projects team
  • Assist the Coordination of the HUB in the graphic processes.
  • Support the drafting of formal communications and support all communications.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the supervisor, as necessary.
  • Competencies

    Communication : Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

    Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

    Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

  • Teamwork : Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise;
  • is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

    Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    Client orientation : Considers all those to whom services are provided to be clients and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view.

    Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions.

    Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects.

    Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


    Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements :

  • a. Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (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, PhD or equivalent

    Be computer literate in standard software applications.

  • Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

    Preferred area of studies :

    Graphic design, industrial design, advertising and / or marketing.

    No previous experience is necessary. However, experience in design and branding, with management of digital retouching and graphic and video editing (Photoshop, Premier, illustrator) will be positively valued.

    Previous experience with the United Nations or other International Cooperation Organizations will increase the score.

    Work Experience

    No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

    Do you have experience in design, branding, digital retouching, graphic and video editing, and layout of documents?

    Do you have experience with the United Nations or other International Cooperation Organizations?

    Have you participated in research projects and what contributions have you made to them?


    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in oral and written English and Spanish is required.

    Knowledge of Another UN language is desirable.


    Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager directly for further consideration.

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