Job Opening at United Nations: Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention


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Job Opening at United Nations: Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention (Temporary)

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Posting Title: Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention (Temporary) Job Code Title: Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention Department/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya Posting Period: September 18, 2023 – October 2, 2023 Job Opening Number: 23-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-217875-J-Nairobi (A) Staffing Exercise: N/A United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

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Org. Setting and Reporting

Are you ready to make a difference in the world? The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) invites you to join us as an Intern in our Terrorism Prevention Branch. Located in Nairobi, Kenya, this role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the global fight against terrorism.

Internship Details

This internship lasts for three months initially, starting from November 23, with the possibility of extension to six months based on departmental needs and intern availability. It is a full-time, unpaid position where you’ll work closely with experienced professionals.

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As an Intern, you will:

  1. Conduct Research: Dive into criminal justice aspects of terrorism prevention and related topics.
  2. Document Preparation: Assist in creating background documents, presentations, and briefing materials.
  3. Event Support: Play a role in organizing workshops, meetings, and conferences.
  4. Meeting Participation: Attend meetings and take notes when needed.
  5. Ad Hoc Tasks: Contribute as necessary to various tasks.


We value these competencies:

  1. Communication: Effective communication is key.
  2. Teamwork: Collaborate to achieve shared goals.
  3. Client Orientation: Serve our clients’ needs effectively.
  4. Technological Awareness: Stay updated with relevant technology.


To qualify for this internship, you should:

  • Be enrolled in or have completed a graduate program.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in the UN’s work and Charter ideals.
  • Show the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Work Experience

No prior work experience is required. Your education and skills will benefit the United Nations during your internship.


Fluency in English is required for this role, and knowledge of French is desirable. Proficiency in another official United Nations language is an advantage.


Candidates who meet our requirements will be contacted for further consideration.

Special Notice

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs for travel, visas, accommodation, and living expenses are the intern’s responsibility.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  1. Highlight Your Education: Showcase your relevant coursework or degree program.
  2. Emphasize IT Skills: List your proficiency in software applications.
  3. Express Your Interest: Explain why you’re passionate about the UN’s work.
  4. Cultural Sensitivity: Demonstrate your ability to work with diverse backgrounds.
  5. Personalize Your Application: Tailor your application to this specific internship.

The United Nations is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to request reasonable accommodations.

By applying, you consent to reference checks to verify your application information.

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