We seek motivated interns to support the work of the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General. Our interns can take up assignments with any team in the Office, report to full-time professional staff in our teams and focus on one of the three tracks set out below.Our interns work as full members of our team, pursue projects that are designed to make a permanent difference and have opportunities to learn about the work of the entire UN System. We offer internship opportunities in three broad tracks: TRACK 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT• Support the preparation of senior-level management meetings, conferences and retreats• Support the preparation of background and option papers• Support the tracking and analysis of decisions and their implementation• Assist in the preparation of speeches and talking points TRACK 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICS• Support analytics on UN system-wide / cross-cutting needs, priorities, resources, risks and performance• Support the analytics teams in maintaining key data sets, data models, indices and reports• Develop dashboards and visualizations for senior managers and provide user support• Support data mining, process optimization, metrics development and forecasting TRACK 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT• Help monitor, identify and analyze geographic, political and thematic global trends• Support the preparation of analytical reports, papers, talking points and correspondences• Assist in coordinating the formulation of strategies, programmes and policies• Support the preparation of meetings, events, talks and visitsApplicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or (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; In each track, interested candidates can pursue broad range of studies as indicated below: TRACK 1: COORDINATION AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORTPublic or Business Administration, Management, International Relations, Gender Studies, Political Science or Economics. TRACK 2: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND ANALYTICSManagement and Strategy, Analytics, Statistics, Operations Research, Public or Business Administration, Engineering, Data Visualization or Information Design. TRACK 3: POLICY ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENTInternational Relations, Gender Equality, Women’s Studies, Political Affairs, Law, Geography or Economics. All interested candidates must:• Be computer literate in standard software applications;• Have a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; • 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.Check with your internship coordinator BEFORE accepting to determine how you might do this internship for credit.