Join UNDP as a Homebased Social Media and Video Production Intern: Apply!!


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

At UNDP, external and internal communication—nationally, regionally and globally—is critical to achieving both development results and business objectives. Skillful communication broadens the impacts of new policies, helps governance reforms take root, and attracts and fosters strong partnerships. The Office of Communications at UNDP is at the forefront of advancing online communications and outreach within the organization.

Project Description 

The Digital Communications Studio (DCS) works closely with the other teams in the Communications group to ensure that the tone and visual representation of UNDP branded products are consistent. Reporting to the Digital Communications Specialist the Intern will support the team conceptualizing and creating social media content and videos for campaigns, events and other promotional purposes.


Duties and Responsibilities

The interested candidate will:

  • Research, ideate and develop social media products that are compelling, relevant and engaging to be used across all UNDP digital channels in three languages;
  • Produce social media videos, from script to editing and captioning, in English and other languages as required;
  • Assist in editing and captioning social media videos in different formats and languages;
  • Support the creation of social media copy in English for all UNDP global social media platforms, focusing on multimedia, campaigns and UN International Days;
  • Provide assistance in researching, curating and presenting stories, images, graphics and videos in UNDP’s digital platforms, including the production of Trello boards;
  • Support the team in the production of weekly, monthly and yearly analytics reports;
  • Assist in the work and coordination with influencers and partners.



  • Solid English writing and editing skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task;
  • Attention to detail is crucial;
  • Responsible, responsive, and enthusiastic;
  • Interest in global issues and the United Nations;
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment and be aware of political sensitivities.


Required Skills and Experience

Education: Applicants must meet one of the following 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.


Social media management and content production are an asset.

Proficient in using tools like Adobe Suite, Canva or others for multimedia content production.


Fluency in written and spoken English;

French and Spanish an asset.


Must be available at least four days a week.

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