One Health Intern Job in Kenya - UN

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the One Health Coordinator of the Transformation and Mainstreaming of Nature Unit, the intern will:  

Assist the OH Team in organizing meetings and workshops to take place in Kenya and/or other countries, including preparing documents and managing logistics, to support Quadripartite and Nature4Health activities and achieve programmatic results;  

Develop key communications materials, in print, online and for social media;  

Support the OH Team in drafting technical documents;

Communicate with partners, consultants, implementers etc. on programmatic activities to support programmatic results;  

Undertake targeted desktop research to compile background information, facts, data and other pieces to inform technical inputs including on One Health topics;

Assist in tracking key policy developments;  

Undertake other tasks as required, and in accordance with the intern’s interests and experience.

Qualifications/special skills


Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent).  

Master’s Degree or currently enrolled in a Master’s Programme in health sciences, One Health, environmental management, biodiversity conservation and management, development studies, social sciences or a related field is required;   In addition to: Be computer literate in standard software applications.  

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have 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.

Demonstrated experience in One Health policy or implementation is required; Master’s Degree or currently enrolled in a Master’s Programme in health sciences, One Health, environmental management, biodiversity conservation and management, development studies, social sciences or a related field is required; Demonstrated experience sustainable development is desirable.

Experience in organising events, conferences or meetings is desirable.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills are required.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable

Intern Specific text

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations.

Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.

Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization.

Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.

Deadline : Jul 15, 2024

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