UNU Junior Fellow Internship Program

UNU Junior Fellow Internship Program: The United Nations University Office the Rector are recruiting applicants for its Junior Fellows Positions at the United Nation University headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The Fellows internship are for graduate students ready to gain intensive work experience through the UNU programs.

The Junior Fellows Internship Program are centered on creating a dynamic, challenging and rewarding experience for graduate level students and young professionals. The program provides opportunities for the development of new skills and knowledge and is a unique and constructive setting for the practical application of capacities acquired through graduate studies.


Selection Criteria

  • The applicant is currently pursuing or has recently completed a postgraduate studies in a field related to the university’s work;
  • Must be under 32 years of age at the time of application;
  • Must not have more than 5 years of work experience in their related field;
  • Must be fluent English in Language – both written and spoken English;
  • Posses an excellent research, writing and analytical skills;
  • Can establish and maintain effective working relations with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • Must demonstrates resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving;
  • Posses advanced computer skills: sound, hands-on, knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • Has a demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and more specifically, in the work of the United Nations University.

Also see >>> World Bank Young Professionals Program.


Assignment Description

Selected applicants for the program will have the opportunity to engage in a series of ongoing initiatives which provided a unique room into working processes of the University. The following areas are the Junior Fellow focus to support the office the Rector:

  • administrative research and writing for institutional development through preparation of executive briefs on priority issues, background research and drafting of topical information briefs in support of internal policy development related the functioning of the University.
  • planning through supporting the development of project management tools and systems;
  • in person and online event coordination by supporting the organization of lectures, conferences, workshops, and other public events;
  • meeting coordination: logistical support and minute taking;
  • editorial support via proof-reading reports and copy editing;
  • communication by preparation and dissemination of newsletters, event summaries, and other communication documents.

How to Apply

The open positions are to be found on the UNU Careers website. There detail and application processes can be found on the portal.

Visit the official website >>> Junior Fellow Internship Program.

Application Deadline:Not specified.

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