Intern- Environment Affairs, I at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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  • Company: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Internship
  • Job category: - Safety/Environmental Jobs in KenyaUnited Nations Environment Programme Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the world’s environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the environment.

About Job

The internship is for a duration of six (6) months. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35-40 hours). Under the direct supervision of the COBSEA Coordinator, the intern will support the implementation of Regional Seas activities in East Asia:

  • organization of meetings and events, including upcoming COBSEA Intergovernmental Meetings (IGM25), meetings of the Working Group on Marine Litter, consultation meetings for the Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, and regional/international events as well as technical/project meetings and workshops
  • implementation of activities pertaining to the COBSEA Strategic Directions 2018-2022
  • assist in the development of the new COBSEA Strategic Directions 2023-2027
  • support internal as well as external communication, including public outreach, generating content for use on the website, in newsletters, outreach materials, presentations etc.
  • support other tasks or activities as required and in accordance with the intern’s interests.


  • Communication: Clear and effective verbal and written communication; listens to others, correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately; asks questions for clarification and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning & organizing: Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently; develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; willing to learn from others; places office agenda before personal agenda


  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Enrollment in a graduation programme focused on natural science, social sciences, sustainable development, communication, or economic discipline OR
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent) OR
  • Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation

Work Experience

  • No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 4 August. 2022
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