HR Intern

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

A (least hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate Type

Internship Local

Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

December 1, 2022

Terms of Reference

Background information/Organizational Context

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in the Republic of Korea is inviting applications for the position of OPS Support for the private sector fundraising internship program in line with the long-term growth plan of the private sector fundraising program.

This internship is a learning opportunity to gain knowledge and practical experience related to fundraising support tasks and future work in a field related to UNHCR’s mission. By being directly exposed to the work of the Organization, interns will have the chance to develop their skills and aptitudes.

The intern will assist OPS support unit in UNHCR Korea Private Sector Partnership (PSP) Team for HR, Finance, and general administrative tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the Intern will be dependent on the fundraising supporting priorities over the course of the internship and may include:

  • Human Resource Tasks Support
  • Support in recruitment process
  • Assist in uploading the external recruitment advertisement on online channels
  • Assist in communicating with the candidates to arrange the interviews
  • Assist in coordinating the required recruitment logistics and interview documents
  • Assist in preparing the onboarding process of new joiners
  • Assist in preparing the documentation of onboarding package
  • Assist in arranging the induction and onboarding programs.
  • PSP Internship List Management
  • Maintain/Update PSP interns list with their contract period with intern supervisors of units
  • Finance Tasks support: assist with the documentation for the payment
  • Assist in preparing the initial stage of the procurement for OPS unit (contact the vendor and receive the quotations from the vendors)
  • Upload the payment related documents to MS Teams and update them from MS Teams Payment folders
  • Update and upload the contract related documents to MS Teams if required
  • Assist in arranging the travel for staff member (flight schedule, reservation, etc.)
  • Other tasks
  • Admin/logistics support
  • Any other tasks relevant to the position scope as requested by supervisors

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Be a recent graduate (studies completed within two years of applying) or current student in a graduate/undergraduate school programme from a university or higher education facility accredited by UNESCO; and
  • Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to the work of the Organization

Related Skill and Knowledge

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills in Korean and English; able to translate English to Korean and vice versa
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint is highly desirable
  • Understanding about UNHCR’s works and humanitarian issues

COVID-19 Requirement

  • Engagement as an intern in UNHCR is subject to proof of vaccination against COVID-19

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Other Information

This position doesn’t require a functional clearance

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