UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources, in order to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in more than 170 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. Want to work for us?
HR Department at UNDP in Uzbekistan
The Human Resources unit at UNDP in Uzbekistan ensures the provision of transparent and efficient HR services at the Country Office and Projects. It administers and implements HR strategies and policies, provides human resources services, manages staff performance and career development, conducts UN-related surveys, and facilitates knowledge building and sharing.
The recruitment and selection of staff members at UNDP will be guided by the following five principles:
Competition: Selection will follow a visible and fair competitive process for all vacancies, regardless of the post, contractual modality or hiring unit, except when such a competitive process is not considered practical.
Objectivity: Screening will be conducted with professional rigor, with candidates measured against clearly articulated criteria, job skills, competencies and corporate priorities.
Transparency: The recruitment and selection criteria and all phases of recruitment processes will be transparent to staff and candidates to the fullest extent possible.
Diversity: UNDP’s workforce will reflect diversity, and will strive to include equal numbers of men and women, staff members representing as wide a geographic distribution as possible, and individuals from under-represented groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities.
Accountability: Hiring managers will be held accountable for both their selection proposals and the manner in which they have followed the processes leading up to selection.
Are you dedicated to world development and want to gain practical experience to complement your studies?
Internships at UNDP are a great opportunity for students and recent graduates to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work.
Opportunities are available in a variety of areas and every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization. Visit our current vacancies and discover your development internship!
The duration of an internship assignment varies in length according to the availability and academic requirements of the intern, as well as the needs of UNDP. Assignments are available on a part-time and full-time basis throughout the year.
Qualifications & Requirements
Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Applicants to UNDP internships must at the time of application meet one of the following academic requirements:
(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);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
As an applicant, you should be able to demonstrate an interest in the field of development and respect the principles of the United Nations Charter and UNDP's mission. The desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds is an essential part of working in the UN system. You should also be interested in global mobility, as well as adaptability to varied physical and other environments.
Typically, the language requirements are: Applicants should have written and spoken proficiency in at least one, and preferably two of the three working languages used by UNDP: English, Russian or Uzbek language.
Further Career Opportunities
The purpose of internships is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but, as mentioned, to complement an intern's studies.
Where to apply
Selection for internships is fully decentralized within UNDP. All internships are advertised on UNDP's jobsite at http://www.uz.undp.org/.