Thursday, June 29, 2017

United Nations ECLAC Internship

Applications are currently being accepted for an Economic Affairs Intern at the United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Winter internship in the Washington Office, will last 3 to 6 (2 min/6 max) months, depending on the needs of the Office. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at for further information.


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; as well as the internship period. The intern will be under supervision of the Statistics Assistant

The Intern will perform the following duties:
- Assisting in the execution of the substantive work of the Office
- Engaging in economic analysis with a focus on trade, international finance, and development.

Tasks may include:
- Document, legal and internet research
- Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents
- Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings
- Assistance during conferences
- Working on web-presentation- Compiling statistics
- Media analysis
- Speech-writing

For additional information and to apply click here.