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INTERN - ADMINISTRATION, I (Temporary Job Opening) The United Nations Office at Geneva
2021年11月24日19:56   浏览:444次  

Org. Setting and Reporting

The internship is located UN Library & Archives Geneva, United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). Interns will support events in the Cultural Activities Programme and in the Knowledge and Commons Programme and will start the internship programme in mid-January 2022 and in July 2022.

The internship is for a minimum duration of three (3) months and can be extended up to six (6) months depending on the needs of the Service.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five (5) days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the Section.

Responsibilities

The internship offers an opportunity to experience events management within the UN context, and to participate in the day-to-day tasks related to the realization of events. These events are a mix of online and in-person.

These tasks include:

- Assisting coordinators and Library staff in organizing events such as talks, exhibitions, concerts, film festivals, etc.

- Creation of invitations and posters using InDesign (software).

- Contribution to the lay-out and design of promotional materials.

- Client services, particularly external relations with cultural and educational institutions, Member States).

- Marketing and promotion of events.

- Logistics (security, registration, room set-up, securing services for the event, maintenance, catering, book sale, etc.).

- Assisting in research activities.

- Creation of digital marketing products such as video and multimedia (e.g. updating web content; designing promotional materials on the web and on social media tools (Facebook, Twitter; updating a database; collecting and analysing relevant statistics, supporting new outreach initiatives to target communities).

Competencies

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 the 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.

- Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated tasks.

Technogical Awareness:

- Keeps abreast of available technology

- Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office

- Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks

- Shows willingness to learn new technology

Education

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

(a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);

(b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor  s level or equivalent).

Interested candidates must be pursuing or pursued their degree in areas related to this Job Opening (such as International Relations or International Studies, Media and Communications, Event Management, Journalism, etc.).

In addition, interested candidates must:

- Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Creative Suite);

- 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.

Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

For this internship, fluency in French or English and knowledge of the other is required.

Assessment

Potential candidates may be contacted by the hiring team directly if further information is needed during the review of their application.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.

Special Notice

Les Nations Unies ne rémunèrent pas les stagiaires. Les frais de voyage, de visa, de logement et de séjour sont à la charge du stagiaire ou de son institution parrainante.

Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The cover note must include:

- Date of availability.

- Title of degree you are currently pursuing.

- Graduation date (when will you be/have graduating/graduated from the programme?).

- IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

- 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.

There should be no expectation of employment by the United Nations upon completion of the internship.

Interns are responsible for all internship-related expenses that they incur. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Therefore, upon award of an internship, interns are responsible for securing adequate insurance coverage and are required to sign and return a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of these conditions of service.

Interns are responsible for all internship-related expenses that they incur. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Therefore, upon award of an internship, interns are responsible for securing adequate insurance coverage and are required to sign and return a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of these conditions of service.

A person who is the child or sibling of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the United Nations. An applicant who bears to a staff member any other family relationship may be engaged as an intern, provided that he or she shall not be assigned to the same work unit of the staff member nor placed under the direct or indirect supervision of the staff member. For purposes of this instruction, "child" means (i) the child of a staff member; (ii) the child of the spouse of a staff member (stepchild); and (iii) the spouse of a child of a staff member or a staff member's spouse (son- or daughter-in-law). "Sibling" includes the child of both or either parent of a staff member and the child of the spouse of a parent of a staff member (that is, also half- and step-sibling).

Candidates of certain nationalities must obtain a visa authorizing their stay in Switzerland before they depart for Geneva to begin their internship. While this is the overall responsibility of the selected candidate, we will provide information and supporting documents in this regard.

Candidates of certain nationalities must obtain a visa authorizing their stay in Switzerland before they depart for Geneva to begin their internship. While this is the overall responsibility of the selected candidate, we will provide information and supporting documents in this regard.

**In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, applicants may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to UN premises. Applicants must be willing and prepared to undertake the internshipremotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.

**Dans le contexte de la pandémie de maladie à coronavirus (COVID-19), et compte tenu des contraintes liées à la délivrance des visas, aux voyages internationaux et à l  accès aux locaux de l ONU, il peut être demandé aux candidates et candidats d  effectuer leur stage à distance, en tout ou en partie.

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