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:
•List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in
•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 Office for Outer Space Affairs OOSA-Space Applications Section internship is for three (3) months with an opportunity for extension up to a total of six (6) months, pending on the needs of the office and the availability of the intern.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
For information about OOSA, please visit www.unoosa.org.
Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
1.Work on the Sustainable Development Profile;
2.Desk-based data collection on a national and regional scale;
3.Support to the preparation of project proposals and project implementation;
4.Assistance in liaison with strategic partners for the execution of the Space Applications Section activities;
5.Assist in programme management and administration related matters;
6.Contribute to background notes, papers, factsheets, spreadsheets and other documents in support of the activities of the Space Applications Section;
7.Contribution to the preparation of documentation as requested;
8.Other tasks as necessary.
The United Nations Core Competencies include:
•Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals, identifies priority activities and assignments and monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
•Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.
•Accountability: Honours commitments and delivers outputs within prescribed time, cost and quality standards.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
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 HAS TO 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 is the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Candidates may be contacted by the hiring manager for assessment.応募する