UNDP is recruiting an Economic Unit Intern, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

Economic Unit Intern

UNDP is recruiting an Economic Unit Intern, to be based in Luanda, Angola.


The UNDP internship programme offers an outstanding graduate-level student the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP’s work with the objective of deepening his/her knowledge and understanding of UNDP’s goals, principles, and activities. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various professional aspects
The objective of the internship: Provide support to the Economic Unit of the office
Under the overall guidance of the Senior Economic Advisor, the incumbent will provide overall support to the Economics Unit ensuring high quality of work, accurate, timely and properly recorded/documented service delivery. The Economics Unit Assistant promotes a client-oriented and consistent with rules and regulations approach in the Unit
The Economics Unit Assistant works in close collaboration with the other service center team members in close collaboration with UNDP Inclusive Growth Cluster Leader, as well as other Operations, Programme and projects staff in the CO and UN agencies staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery


Ensures efficient administrative support, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Draft of short technical notes on development issues
Gathering of information on socioeconomic issues
Elaboration of tables and charts in Excel
Elaboration of presentations in PowerPoint
Draft of meeting minutes in Word
Technical translations from English to Portuguese and vice-versa
Support to technical and logistics arrangements for workshops and meetings hosted by the UNDP in the areas of the competency of the Senior Economic Advisor
Other duties as directed by the Senior Economic Advisor


Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Self-development, initiative-taking
Acting as a team player and facilitating teamwork
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Managing conflict
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member
Informed and transparent decision making
Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in Economics or International Relations
Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) in Economics or International Relations
Have graduated with a university degree in Economics or International Relations (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation
Fluency in Portuguese and good working knowledge of English is required
Selected candidates much submit the following documents:
Letter of intent/motivation
Letter confirming University enrolment or a copy of completed university degree
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship
All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring government or institutions
The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship
Interns are not eligible to apply for or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity
How to Apply
Apply online: https://goo.gl/uCDtTP