截止日期：28 November , 2017
Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include:
- 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.
Org. Setting and Reporting
This internship is in the Legal Unit of the Human Resources Management Service (HRMS), United Nations Office at Geneva.
This internship is for a minimum period of three months with a possibility of extension up to a maximum period of six months. Starting date is between 15 January 2018 and 1 March 2018 (negotiable).
The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
Under the supervision of the Chief of Legal Unit or of a legal officer, the intern will assist in handling cases before the UN Dispute Tribunal (UNDT). He/She will search for precedents, gather relevant documentation; analyze the jurisprudence of the UNDT and the United Nations Appeals Tribunal UNAT); research on a broad range of legal and policy documents related to human resources and the International Civil Service Law, assist in drafting routine correspondence; perform other duties as assigned.
COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to the others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.
TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing other’s ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING: Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
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;
- The university degree must be in the area of law;
- 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.
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 this internship, fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable.