UNDP: Monitoring and Evaluation Internships 2020 / 2021

  • Internship
  • Pretoria , South Africa


Monitoring and Evaluation Intern (2 positions)

Under the overall guidance of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the M&E Interns will be supporting the monitoring and evaluation function in the Country Office, ensuring that the Country Programme (CP) maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost-effective and timely manner.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Interns will work in close collaboration with the project team and Country Office programme and operations clusters, Government officials, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and Implement the M&E System
  • Project Information Management
  • M&E Development Support
  • Quality Assurance
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • General responsibility


  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Organizes and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources, and multiple reporting relationships
  • Plans coordinate and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support.


  • University Degree in relevant field with at least sound knowledge in designing, implementing M&E related tasks.
  • Knowledge on writing reports, and designing tools for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Good interpersonal, communications, and facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of managing databases.
  • Analytical knowledge including knowledge of Microsoft applications.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the UNDP: Monitoring and Evaluation Internship programme


Please note:

  • UNDP interns receive payment of a monthly stipend based on the rate established by the duty station
  • UNDP interns accrue leave at a rate of 1.5 days per month;
  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
  • Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship;
  • Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
  • Interns are expected to work full time but flexibility is allowed for education programmes;
  • Applicants should indicate which months they are available part- and/or full time and when they complete their studies (if still enrolled);
  • Interns need to make own arrangements for travel, VISA, accommodation, etc.