Internship Graphic Designer

United Nations Office for Project Services

Copenhagen, Denmark

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Manager- Brand and Design, the Intern- Graphic Designer will support the production and dissemination of graphics materials about UNOPS for external audiences. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a test to assess their creative capacity.

The intern is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 

At the end of this internship, the successful candidate will have gained:

  • Exposure to UNOPS external communication activities;
  • Specific experience in communications at the corporate level
  • Exposure to an international work environment;
  • Exposure to headquarters.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Designing and laying out materials in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, industry standard word processor and presentation making softwares.
  • Knowledge of UX/UI is desirable
  • Knowledge of print and electronic production and distribution is required
  • Producing clear, concise and vivid materials that convey key messages to target audiences 

Education/Experience/Language requirements:


  • Enrolment in a University Degree Programme in Graphic Design, Illustration, Visual Communication studies or a related field. Applicants who have graduated from such studies within the recent three years will also be considered eligible for the position.


  • Any prior work experience is not required.
  • A diverse portfolio of work demonstrating a range of visual concepts is required, based on the submitted portfolio, shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a test to assess their creative capacity. 
  • An understanding of development, humanitarian or international affairs is desired.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of French and/or Spanish would be considered an asset.