Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include: • Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?) • Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?) • List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in • List your top three areas of interest • Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship • Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme. In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.
The Civil Society Team (CST), Office of the Director (OD), Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria, is opening two internship positions that will start in January 2019. The duration of the internships are for an initial period of 4 months with the opportunity of an extension up to a maximum of 6 moths subject to the needs of the department and the availability of the candidates.
The internships are UNPAID and full-time (40 hours a week) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
For more information on UNODC in general and civil society engagement, please visit : www.unodc.org and https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/ngos/DCN0-NGOs-and-civil-society.html
The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:
• Conduct research in relevant areas
• Assist in the preparation of the Civil Society Project activities and events
• Attend and take notes at events/meetings/conferences
• Contribute to Programme implementation activities
• Perform other tasks as necessary.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme, but are encouraged to list all relevant work experience in their application.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation (OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION) • Be computer literate in standard software applications • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency is required for the internships. Knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager for further consideration.応募する