Org. Setting and Reporting The internship is located in the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna, Austria.
The duration of internship is for three months (with the possibility of extension for another three months) starting in the middle of January 2019.
The intern will work under the direct supervision of the Chief of Office.
For more information on UNODA Office at Vienna, please visit the following website : www.un.org / disarmament / vienna
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (40 hours) Responsibilities The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to :
oAssist in taking photos and videos for media coverage and archiving as necessary
oAssist in other ad-hoc activities as instructed Competencies Communication :
Client Orientation :
Work Experience 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.
Applicants must have a keen demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
Languages English and French are 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. Assessment Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager for further consideration.
Special Notice A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.
The Cover Note must include :
Applicants must attach to their application documentary evidence of continuing matriculation to a university degree programme in a graduate / post-
graduate school during the planned period of internship with UNODA (i.e. an official letter of confirmation from a university).
Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted. United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.
Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.
The term sexual exploitation means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another.
The term sexual abuse means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.
The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on Manuals hyper-
link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11 : 59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.