Intern - Geospatial Analysis and Mapping for Drr and Sustainable Development, Bangkok
Organization: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
City: Bangkok, Thailand
Office: ESCAP Bangkok
capacity development computer science disaster risk disaster risk reduction information and communications technology internship remote sensing risk management sustainable development unpaid
Closing date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Posting Title: INTERN - Geospatial Analysis and Mapping for DRR and Sustainable Development, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN - ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Department/ Office: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Duty Station: BANGKOK
Posting Period: 17 November 2017-16 May 2018
Job Opening number: 17-ECO-ESCAP-88967-J-BANGKOK (O)
Staffing Exercise ID: N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include:
Degree Programme (What are you currently studying or what have you studied)
Graduation date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)
List of the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in
List of your top three areas of interest
Explanation about why you are the most suitable candidate for this specific internship
Explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme
In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.
Please note that due to the large number of applicants, divisions are not in a position to reply to each application and that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further consideration.
Organizational Setting and Reporting
The Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division/ Space Applications Section internship is for 2-6 months.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
For more information on the work of the section, please refer to: http://www.unescap.org/idd/sas.asp
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. The intern will be working within a dynamic team and
may also contribute to the work of other sections within the division and with ESCAP’s strategic partner - UNITAR’s operational satellite applications programme (UNOSAT).