Responsibilities The Communication Intern will work under the direct supervision of the Communication Officer. The Communication Intern will help the UNRC Office, in the fulfilment of its Advocacy and Communication roles. The Communication Intern will work in close collaboration with the UNCT and Communication Group and result groups chairs. She/he carries out day-to-day work under the direct supervision and advice of the Communication Officer and in accordance with the established policies and procedures.The intern will work on developing communication strategies for the office, for example preparing printable materials, designing the corporate presentation, developing the social media of the office, The responsibilities of the internship position will include but are not limited to: • Assist in update of communication strategy for the UNCT in Kuwait; •Spread awareness regarding UN TALK and Strategic partnership Framework platforms among the CSOs, civil society networks, Universities and organizations in Kuwait;•Strengthen the relationship of the UNRCO with the mass media. •Conduct a plan to show the work of the office in social networks. •Elaborate products of the communication of the 2030 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals involvement in the office. •Develop concept notes about the events, workshops, seminars managed by the office. •Design and provide the support required to conduct a survey among Kuwaiti students about Sustainable Development issues related to Kuwait.•Write articles about the Sustainable Development Work of the office for them to be published. •Performs other duties as assigned. Competencies Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;-listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.Teamwork - Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.Creativity - Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches. Education To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:1. Applicants must:(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.2. Applicants must:(a) be computer literate in standard software applications.(b) have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter; and(c) have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. 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. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this position fluency in English and Arabic is required.Note: “Fluency” equals a rating of ‘fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and “Knowledge of” equals a rating of ‘confident’ in two of the four areas. Assessment Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration. Special Notice A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.In the Cover Note, the applicant must include:• Title of degree h/she is currently pursuing• Graduation Date (when h/she will be graduating from the programme)• A list of the IT skills and programmes that h/she is proficient in• H/She must explain why you h/she is the best candidate for this role• H/She must explain his/her interest in the United NationsInterns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.