CityNet is the largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1987 with the support of UNESCAP, UNDP and UN-Habitat, the Network of cities has grown to include 135 municipalities, NGOs, private companies and research centers. They connect actors, exchange knowledge and build commitment to more sustainable and resilient cities. Through capacity building, city-to-city cooperation and tangible projects, CityNet helps its members respond to Climate Change, Disaster, the Millennium Development Goals and rising Infrastructure demands.
The CityNet Secretariat is looking for qualified interns to serve at the CityNet Secretariat during the Summer of 2015. Internships will be for a minimum period of three months, but preference will be given to those who can continue working into the fall.
The main objectives of the internship are to
- Assist in the planning and implementation of CityNet Capacity building programs;
- Provide design, editing and strategic support for CityNet communication activities;
- Assist in the registration and preparation process for the CityNet Executive Committee Meeting to be held in October 2015.
There is no monetary compensation available for this position.
Please submit your resume and cover letter as one PDF to Marina Brenden at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2015 with “CityNet 2015 Summer Internship” as the subject. In your cover letter, please specify one urban development topic that is of particular interest to you and which areas of CityNet’s work you are most enthusiastic about engaging with. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
For complete position details, view the PDF below.