UNHCR re-opened its Office in Slovakia in 2022 at the request of the Government, in response to the Ukraine Crisis. UNHCR works in close coordination with State entities, including local and municipal authorities, UN agencies, and national partners. UNHCR's National Office in the Slovak Republic is located in Bratislava as part of the UNHCR Representation for Central Europe based in Budapest, Hungary. A Field Office has also opened in Kosice, east Slovakia.
The Intern will be based in Bratislava, Slovakia working within the Inter-agency/Information Management Unit. UNHCR's workplace is dynamic, inclusive and diverse, with international and national staff, and offering opportunities which contribute to professional growth and development.
Under the overall supervision of the Inter-agency Coordination Officer, and working closely with the Associate Information Management Officer, the Intern will assist in leading the data collection, processing and analysis and information quality and consistency control about the protection needs of and the response to those forced to flee from their homes, including, but not only, refugees from Ukraine; generating empathy for and solidarity with people forced to flee, and particularly for refugees from Ukraine in Slovakia; building relationships with partners and other stakeholders to improve the protection environment across Slovakia.
As a member of the Inter-agency/Information Management Unit, the Intern will report directly to the Inter-agency Coordination Officer, will work closely with the Associate Information Management Officer and will have regular contacts within the office and with the Multi-County Office, assisting in the inter-agency and information management activities of the Office.
Under the supervision of the manager, the Intern will provide support in broadening the Office’s engagement with partners and other stakeholders through collection, analysis and publication of refugee data and information management. To fulfil this role, the Intern may be required to perform duties also outside the office e.g. during workshops, meetings and other public events.
Duties and responsibilities:
In order to be considered for an internship, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Desirable qualifications and skills: