Digital Government Unit of the Ministry of Public Administration

**New to 2018**

**Please submit your application through the  DRCLAS internship application. Applicants should not submit an application through the IOP Carat Application.

DGU (Digital Government Unit of the Ministry of Public Administration)
The Digital Government Unit (DGU) of the Ministry of Public Administration is in charge of implementing the National Digital Strategy of the Office of the President of Mexico and generating the legal framework for the strategic use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) by the federal government. Its goal is to enhance efficiency of government operations, transform and modernize the provision of government services to citizens, facilitate access of these services to society, and promote the management of an open, honest, transparent and accountable government. 

The DGU has created the Developing Talents Program, aimed at helping young people acquire knowledge and new skills through their internships. The DGU's biggest priority is collaborating to generate strategies and policies that promote the use of ICTs by the federal government, and to develop a citizen centered government.

The interns would work in the following areas: the implementation of the Interdepartmental Commission for the Development of E-Government, ICT policies, and the National One-Stop Shop and its different delivery services (Telephone, Online, and Personal). The interns would also work to accelerate the adoption of standards in every government office through guidelines, digital tools and workshop materials, and the implementation of the electronic post office and the advanced e-signature as the principal means for authentication of government services. All projects are aimed at transforming the government to better serve its citizens.

Internship Projects:

The Digital Government Unit has developed the Developing Talents Program, aimed at helping young people acquire knowledge and develop new skills through their internships. Our biggest priority is collaborating to generate strategies and policies that promote the use of ICTs by the federal government, and a citizens centre government.

The main projects that require their skills are for implementing the Interdepartamental Commision for the Development of E-Government, ICT Politics, the National One-Stop Shop and their different delivery services (Telephone, Online and Personal).

One of the other tasks is to accelerate the adoption of standards in every government office through guidelines, digital tools and workshop material, implementation of the electronic post office and the use of the Advanced E-Signature as the principal means for authentication of government services.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Spanish and/or english language
  • One of the following:
  • Knowledge of public policy and/or international business
  • Knowledge of e-government
  • Knowledge of information technologies and/or software development
  • Knowledge in Computing Law
Mexico City
Communications/Press, Technology