United Nations World Food Internships 2022/2023

United Nations World (UN) is invites all suitable unemployed individuals across south Africa to apply for their 2022/2023 internship opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision and guidance of the ARC Head of Finance and Administration, the incumbent would be responsible for the following  duties:

  • Assist the Head of Finance and Administration in project and budget management as directed;
  • Coordinate with the World Food Programme Finance, Admin (Support on Inventory management, Travel), Procurement or other units on billing, contracts, agreements and other issues and documentation as directed;
  • Provide analytical support as required. The incumbent would assist in monitoring fund reservations, commitments and actual expenditures to ensure various items are billed to the correct trust funds as per donor agreements and agreed budgets and that there are no unnecessary/incorrect commitments;
  • Draft or provide editorial support for presentations, reports, minutes, correspondence and briefing notes;
  • Coordinate and monitor documentation for meetings to ensure timely preparation, distribution and follow-up;
  • Interface with internal and external partners as required;
  • Represent ARC’s Admin and Finance department at meetings and workshops as necessary;
  • Perform other related duties as requested by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements


  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate programme (for example, Bachelor’s degree) from a recognised university and have completed at least two years of the programme. Candidates should have attended classes in the past 12 months; or
  • Be currently enrolled in a graduate programme (for example, a Master’s degree) from a recognised university and have attended classes in the past 12 months; or
  • Be a recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within six months before the application to the internship programme) from a recognised university and have attended classes in the last 12 months of enrolment in the university.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Advanced computer skills, including at least intermediate skills in windows-based word processing and spreadsheets and other standard software packages and systems. General knowledge of the UN ERP system, system policies, rules and regulations and procedures governing administration an advantage.


  • Working knowledge (proficiency/level C) of English. Limited knowledge (intermediate/level B) of French or another UN official language is an advantage.

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

How To Apply

Apply here online for United Nations World Food Programme Internships 2022/2023

Closing date: 13 November 2022