To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:
1. Applicants are required to (A) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in International Relations, International Law, International Management, Digital Humanities, Political Science, Information and Communications Technology, Information Management, Library and Information Science, Archival Science, or Business Administration, with a demonstrated multi-disciplinary specialization in the topic of data or information management. If pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, they must have completed at least four years of fulltime studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of their studies in the specializations listed above; (B) or be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent) in a relevant field; (C) or have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) in a relevant field; (D) If pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least four years of full time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree related to the specializations listed above.
2. They must have outstanding critical thinking, research and communication skills, especially writing and presentation skills. They should also be comfortable interviewing experts for research purposes, and must have solid time management skills in order to complete deliverables according to agreed timelines.
3. They must have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter; and
4. They must have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. Mutual respect and kindness are key values in this team and the selected intern will be mindful of these core values and will have a demonstrated ability to contribute positively in such a work environment.