Intern (Global Innovation Centre)

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5011/20047
Department/office GPO, NYPO, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Lund, Sweden
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months
Application period 02-Jul-2020 to 13-Aug-2020

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners; peace-building, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

In order to enhance the impact of project implementation, UNOPS is currently developing new innovative solutions to help its partners achieve the Agenda 2030. Therefore, UNOPS has started creating a global system of innovation centers. Currently three innovation centers are already up and running in Sweden, Japan and in Antigua, and more centers are going to be opened. 

This position will be located in the Global Innovation Centre in Sweden. Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Innovation Centre Manager, and in close coordination with the local team and stakeholders, the intern will be an integral part of the team driving concrete responsibility areas. The intern will learn and practice skills related to communications and event management.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

Explore what we offer here.