Graduate Intern – UNDP Uganda

February 25, 2023

Job Title: Intern, Local Development Finance

Organization:  United Nations Development Programme

Location: Kampala


Job Summary:

  • The intern will be home-based;
  • The intern will work under the supervision of the UNCDF Food System Focal Point and the LTF senior team;
  • The position is open to candidates from all nationalities;
  • Please note that internships are paid about USD 100 per month. UNCDF’s internal rules do not allow the organization to provide compensation for travel and living expenses;
  • Please note that interns are not employees of UNCDF;
  • All costs/fees associated with the intern’s participation in the program must be borne by the intern


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • More specifically, the intern will support UNCDF teams in the implementation and development of their programs by:
  • Support the analysis of business model of Small-Medium Agro-Enterprises in Sub-Saharan countries;
  • Support the creation of a database containing qualitative and quantitative results of case studies on Agri-SMEs;
  • Contribute to UNCDF activities in the Resilient Local Food Supply Alliance including at the country and Coordination level;
  • Contribute to the production of the publication/communication tools “Contribution of agri-food SMEs in the transformation of food system in member states.”;
  • Providing analytical support to municipalities and local government on the MSMEs tax administration;
  • Support development of concept papers, project proposals, country reports, meeting reports etc…;
  • . Contribute to UNCDF’s resource mobilization efforts.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher) in food system management, economics, agro-economics or similar studies;
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one year of graduation.
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English (written and oral).

    Please provide a 1-page motivation letter and 1 updated CV (in English or French).


How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications via the link below:


Application deadline: 3rd March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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