Project Coordinator Intern with UN House Scotland

UN House Scotland brings together a range of UN agencies and civil society groups, working to support and promote the values of the UN in Scotland.

Location: Edinburgh
£7.85 per hour. Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks
Immediate start.

UN House Scotland (UNHS) is a shared facility with representation from UN agencies, civil society organisations and charities, working to support UN values. UNHS was established in 2012 from offices in the centre of Edinburgh.

UNHS is looking for a graduate intern to help coordinate a series of seminars run through UN House's new research centre; the Scottish Centre for International Strategic Affairs (SCISA). 


The ideal graduate will have a background in Politics and/or International Relations. This role requires someone highly organised, able to meet tight deadlines and with experience of project coordination and event management. Some office management experience would also be useful.

You should be enthusiastic and able to actively promote the work of the organisation, be interested in international relations and politics and up to date on current affairs.

(This role is on a self-employed basis. Please note that you will be invoicing Adopt an Intern as a freelance/consultant. This is a very simple, uncomplicated process. You will also be advised to register as self-employed with HMRC if you are not already registered. Please note, students in Scotland on a Tier 4 Visa are not permitted to be self-employed and therefore will not be considered for this role.)


Closing date for applications is 13 March 2015, 5pm

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated. 

This Adopt an Intern funded internship has been made possible through the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with match funding from the Scottish Government.  It is part of a "Business Growth Programme" supporting the third sector, micro businesses and SMEs and contributes to our wider focus of boosting economic stability by investing in graduates.  These are paid, meaningful, capacity-building internships, with monitored outcomes