When to apply for the UN-Habitat Internship Program?
Application deadlines vary depending on the openings and the needs of the organization. Therefore, it is important to search for internship opportunities on our website and social media platforms.
How to apply for the UN-Habitat Internship Program?
The application process is done via the UN Careers portal, where all openings are published. The application must be done on the Inspira Gateway and comprises the following steps:
- Search for internship openings;
- Register with the Inspira portal;
- Fill out the profile data;
- Fill out the application form;
- Submit the application.
What are the phases of the selection process for the UN-Habitat Internship Program?
The selection process may vary depending on the department or office to which the intern is applying, but generally comprises the following steps:
- Creating a profile and preparing an application;
- Submitting the application;
- Evaluation of the application;
- Competency-based interview;
- Selection notifications.
How is the UN-Habitat Internship Program interview?
Usually, only selected applicants will be contacted for the interview, which lasts about 30 minutes and may be done via Skype or phone. The main points covered in the interview vary according to the opening and department chosen. In general, however, the questions address subjective or behavioral aspects, such as your expectations about the job, your interests in the area of expertise you are applying for and your previous experiences.
What are the documents to submit for the UN-Habitat Internship Program?
The application process also requires you to submit:
- Cover Note and Personal History Profile;
- Internship agreement for the United Nations signed by you;
- Proof of enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program.
What is the evaluation criteria of the UN-Habitat Internship Program?
You will be evaluated regarding your previous experience, skills and competencies, and educational background.
- It is important to submit your application in advance. Internship openings at UN Careers are removed from the portal at midnight of the deadline, New York time (GMT-5). You will not be able to modify your application after submission.
- You may get academic credit from your institution of higher education for the internship. Check with your university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.