Fresh Graduate UN Jobs – Intern – Programme Management – United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Job Title:  Intern – Programme Management (Fresh Graduate UN Jobs)

Organisation: United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Job Opening Number: 22-Programme Management-OIOS-188149-J-Entebbe (A)


About US:

The United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) is an independent office in the United Nations Secretariat whose mandate is to “assist the Secretary-General in fulfilling his internal oversight responsibilities in respect of the resources and staff of the Organization. “Specifically, activities include internal audit, investigation, monitoring, evaluation, inspection, reporting and support services to the United Nations Secretariat. Its intended and mandated function is similar to many national government audit organisations, like the Government
Accountability Office in the United States. It reports not only to the General Assembly, but also to the Secretary-General.


Job Summary:  Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Chief of the Peacekeeping Evaluation Section, the intern will provide support to the team conducting the outcome evaluation of MINUSCA support for the fight against impunity, and the extension of State authority and rule of law in the Central African Republic, in data collection, data analysis, and other assigned tasks. The intern will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the areas of peacekeeping, rule of law, fight against impunity and extension of state authority in a conflict setting.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Depending on the competencies and interests of the intern, the assignments will include:

  • Researching and summarizing, as necessary, country-wide statistics and trends on various themes relevant to the evaluation.
  • Assist in collecting, organizing, and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data from the Central African Republic. This will include:
    • Taking notes of stakeholder interviews.
    • Obtaining and filing documents and internal data in different formats (i.e., Excel, PowerBI, Management Information Systems, Microsoft Word, PDF).
    • Conducting qualitative and/or quantitative analyses of the data collected.
    • Visualizing data using MS Excel and Power BI.
  • Assist in other ad-hoc activities including reviews and edits of the various evaluation products, as instructed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  To qualify for an internship through the United Nations New York Headquarters Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • 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 programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications, preferably including Microsoft Excel;
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of its Charter; and
  • 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.
  • Successful candidates should be registered for or have completed studies in political science, economics, international affairs, public administration, gender studies, data science or related fields. Skills in quantitative and qualitative analysis using large unstructured volumes of data are desired.
  • Languages: fluency in written and spoken French and English are required.



If accepted, interns will be expected to embody the following competencies:

  • Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations; takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • 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.
  • Technological awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; shows willingness to learn new technology.


This internship is home-based


NB: 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.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 25th August 2022


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