ICT Intern [Visual Communications and Design], Multiple positions

Job categories Communications, IT
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5011/20168
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months (with the possibility of extension)
Application period 27-Jul-2020 to 10-Aug-2020


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. Its vision is a future in which big data and AI are harnessed and used responsibly as a public good. Its mission is to accelerate discovery, development and scaled adoption of data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action. To this end, Global Pulse will work to promote awareness of the opportunities Big Data presents for sustainable development and humanitarian action, forge public-private data sharing partnerships, generate high-impact analytical tools and approaches through its network of Pulse Labs, and drive broad adoption of useful innovations across the UN System.

Global Pulse implements data innovation programs through its Pulse Labs to provide UN and development partners with access to the data, tools and expertise required to discover new uses of big data and AI for development. Global Pulse develops policies, toolkits, applications and platforms to improve data-driven decision-making and support the evaluation of promising solutions.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team and benefit from rich interactions with experts in different fields, including international development, humanitarian aid, data science, data visualisation, technology and communications. The internship will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about the applications of new data sources and artificial intelligence technology to support the SDGs Agenda 2030, as well as to understand communications inside large international organizations like the UN system.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for UN Global Pulse. The incumbent of this position will be a personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility.


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