Intern – Graphic Design at UN Women

WEE Knowledge Management Assistant, Tanzania at UNWomen

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda

Intern – Graphic Design

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Support to the Regional Office in graphic design for various collateral as needed for internal and external communications purposes;
  • Support communications team on various communications related tasks including research, web management, campaigns and event management;
  • Support with the creation and uploading of content for the related online platforms;
  • Support in prepararing presentations,decks,pitches,toolkits,posters,publications, and other visuals;
  • Assist the communications team in the curation and coordination of key events and communication opportunities such as campaigns and webinars.

Learning Goals Include

  • Enhanced knowledge on gender equality and women empowerement;
  • Enhanced knowledge on communications;
  • Enhance knowledge on event management and campaign coordination.


  • A well organized individual with the ability to mutlitask multiple responsibilities;
  • Ability to work productively and effectively with others and individually;
  • Demonstrates very good understanding of and experience in communications outreach;
  • Knowledge of graphic software such as Canva, Mailchimp, and/or Adobe Illustrator preferred;
  • Strong IT skills, including the use of MS PowerPoint, Excel, Teams and SharePoint;
  • Creativity in writing and designing content, including storytelling skills is an advantage;
  • Familiarity with Drupal and digital content management is an advantage;
  • Fluency in English required.

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:

Required Skills And Experience

Interns are selected on a competitive basis. Applicants to UNWOMEN internships must at the time of application meet one of the following academic requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree in (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.


Please refer to the above academic requirements.

  • Preferred fields of study: Graphic design, Communications or related fields;


  • Demonstrated experience in producing various communications materials (social media graphics and videos, blogs, human-interest stories, presentations, brochures, etc.) (required);
  • Experience managing social media channels (desirable);
  • Knowledge of the international relevant media ecosystem (desirable);
  • Experience coordinating events and gatherings with multiple actors including government, civil society, public and private sector (desirable);
  • Experience working for international organizations is an advantage.


  • Excellent English language skills;
  • Knowledge of additional official languages of the UN is desirable.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to UN Women on to apply

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