Internship Opportunity in Gender Research and Analysis at UNDP, Delhi: Apply by Feb 15

UNDP or United Nations Development Program India is offering internship opportunity in Gender Research and Analysis, in Delhi.

About UNDP

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. They advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for them. They provide expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with an increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. They promote technical and investment cooperation among nations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Officer, the Intern will work with the Communications and Programme Associate under the Chemicals and Environment Management Unit.

The duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support the compilation and analysis of gender-specific data from participating enterprises including assisting with tracking data received, a systematic review of results, identification of good practices and gaps.
  • Assist in monitoring and assessing results received based on the operational policy on Gender Mainstreaming for Multi-Lateral Fund Supported Projects;
  • Assist in the preparation of briefing notes on data received;
  • Assist with research, writing, and sharing of compiled data on UNDP knowledge networks.
  • Contribute to designing and disseminating questionnaires in specific cases.
  • Other relevant tasks as deemed necessary by the supervisor(s).


  • Excellent writing skills as well as strong analytical aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong analytical, organizational and research skills;
  • Knowledge of gender equality and women’s rights in the context of development;
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the UN system is an asset;
  • Basic knowledge of statistics is an asset.

Required Skills and Experience


Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • Have recently graduated with a university degree (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.


  • Experience in data collection and analysis in the field of social, economic and gender development fields.
  • Experience in conducting research, writing, and editing reports
  • Strong commitment to promoting gender equality, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Academic knowledge and practical experience of gender analysis processes.
  • Good command in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Language Requirements

Fluency in English mandatory and working language of the duty station, Hindi, would be an added advantage.

How to Apply?

The application should have the following:

The completed “Internship Intern Form” is available on the UNDP India website. The Internship Intern Form should be completed along with a current and detailed Resume.

Please group the above two documents into one (1) single PDF document and upload document.

Post-Selection Document Requirement

Candidates who are selected must submit the following documents, upon selection:

  • Official letter from the University confirming enrollment in their undergraduate or graduate-level degree programme;
  • Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out.
  • Selected intern must have medical and life insurance.
  • Kindly note, UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months.

Working Arrangements

  • Interns will be given a stipend according to UNDP Internship Policy, if it is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government foundation or scholarship programme.
  • A stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station.
  • The stipend will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly.
  • Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship.
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship.
  • Interns must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan.
  • Interns are expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for education programs.
  • The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed.
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship.
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
  • The purpose of the internship is not to lead to further employment with UNDP, but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship. The intern will be evaluated at the end of the internship.
  • UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline

February 15, 2021

Contact Information

If you are experiencing difficulties with online job applications, please contact erecruit.helpdesk[at]

Click here to apply for the UNDP Gender Research Internship.

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