Internship at External Relations Department at UNHCR Kuwait

8 months ago
0-2 years

Job Description

Background information/Organizational Context

UNHCR's Internship Programme offers eligible students and recent graduates both at Headquarters and Country Offices the unique opportunity to gain hands-on practical work experience in the humanitarian sector in an international environment and to understand UNHCR's core mandate. This learning opportunity aims to attract talented candidates who bring diverse profiles and knowledge, innovative thinking and different ideas to the UNHCR's workplace. Internships are offered depending on the needs and capacity of offices to receive and supervise interns and to provide them with meaningful assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Draft innovative and creative concept notes for UNHCR events and activities thought the year.

· Participate in designing and organizing events and activities and support the concerned team in achieving the needed deliverables.

· Contribute to the production of public information material and various products focused on the event promotion for internal and external use.

· Update on reports, briefings, Talking points and Bios, prior to official meetings.

· Scan traditional and new media and initiate contact with social media influencers and other stakeholders to expand the office’s network, explain the support needed, and enhance engagement in supporting UNHCR events and activities.

· Participate in advocacy activities and in spreading awareness on UNHCR goals and mandate to a wider audience.

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