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Join UN-Habitat: Internship in Urban Development Programme

Join UN-Habitat: Internship in Urban Development Programme

Position: Urban Development Intern
Work Location: Hybrid, Cairo, Egypt
Expected Duration: 6 Months

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Introduction:

Are you passionate about creating sustainable and vibrant urban spaces? Do you want to contribute to the development of socially and environmentally sustainable cities? Join us as an Urban Development Intern with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and be part of our efforts to promote adequate shelter and inclusive urban development in Egypt.

About UN-Habitat:

UN-Habitat is the United Nations agency dedicated to promoting socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities. Our mission is to ensure that everyone has access to adequate shelter and that urban areas are inclusive, resilient, and sustainable. This internship is based in the Egypt country programme, located in Cairo.

Join UN-Habitat: Internship in Urban Development Programme

Duties and Responsibilities:

As an Urban Development Intern, you will work under the guidance of the Urban Development Programme Manager. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Branding Development: Create branding materials for Cairo Urban Week, including a logo, presentation template, and other communication materials.
  2. Neighborhood Guides: Develop neighborhood guides for key areas in Cairo (Zamalek, Heliopolis, 6th October, Downtown, Maadi, Islamic Cairo), including researching attraction points, writing descriptions, proposing guide formats, and identifying media partners for collaboration.
  3. Legacy Project Support: Assist in the Cairo Urban Week Legacy project, which involves physical upgrades to aspects of the city. This may include research, fieldwork, and recommending interventions for areas such as bus terminals, open spaces, and tactical urbanism initiatives.
  4. Event Coordination: Support in curating panels, workshops, events, and exhibits for Cairo Urban Week.
  5. Other Duties: Perform other duties as assigned by the responsible officer. Tasks may vary as the scope of Cairo Urban Week evolves.
Join UN-Habitat: Internship in Urban Development Programme
Join UN-Habitat: Internship in Urban Development Programme

Qualifications and Skills:

To qualify for this internship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate programme, or have graduated with a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. degree.
  • Computer literate in standard software applications (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and a commitment to its ideals.
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and beliefs.
  • Preferred areas of study include architecture, design, urban planning, graphic design, geography, political and social sciences, or related fields.
  • Experience in designing communication materials and proficiency in using Adobe Suite is desirable.

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Languages:

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

Additional Information:

  • This is an unpaid internship. Costs for travel, visas, accommodation, and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.
  • Interns may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work authorization if not citizens or permanent residents of the internship country.

No Fee:

The United Nations does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

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