Intern - Conference Services, I (Temporary Job Opening) U.N.Division of Conference Management
工作地点：Geneva 截止日期：03 March , 2019
Org. Setting and Reporting
This internship is located in the Editing Section, Division of Conference Management, United Nations Office at Geneva.
This internship is from April to 3 May 2019, with no possibility of extension.
The internship is unpaid and full-time.
Interns work five days per week under the supervision of the Chief of the Editing Section or the internship supervisor, as appropriate.
Candidates are encouraged to highlight their specific skills and experience in their application. They are asked to do so carefully in order to enhance the value of the internship for both themselves and the receiving Section.
The Intern will assist with the following duties:
- Edits official documents in English, which must be the candidate's main language;
- Performs other related duties as required, including proofreading.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
- Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
- Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); or
- Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation from an academic programme.
Applicants who are unable to commence the internship within one year of graduation shall not be accepted.
Applicants pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages must have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution.
- 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 includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. The University degree must be in the area of editing, translation, interpretation or terminology.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the internship advertised, fluency in English, which must be the candidate's main language, and knowledge of another official language are required. The official languages of the United Nations are: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Completed online application (cover note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The cover note must:
(a) include the name of your degree programme (What are you currently studying?) and your graduation date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?);
(b) list the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in; and
(c) explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme and why you are the best candidate for this specific internship. In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills and three references.
Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted. 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.