UN Knowledge Management Internship at RET International in Geneva, Switzerland, 2017

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Applications are invited for Knowledge Management Internship starts on February 1st 2017 at RET International in Geneva. Switzerland. Applicants must have strong communication skills: excellent command of English, French and/or Spanish, both spoken and written. Other languages are an asset. This position offers a compensation of 500 CHF per month. The duration of internship is 6 months.

Field of Internship: The chosen candidate will evolve in a dynamic and engaging working environment, maintain contacts and communicate with people from all around the world. He/she will have the possibility to be creative, propose solutions and share ideas with all our staff, including senior management and CEO. The RET values the work of all its collaborators, and has a philosophy of developing the potential of each and every member of its team.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: RET International
Internship can be taken in
Geneva, Switzerland

Eligibility: Graduate studies in a relevant field (e.g. education, social work, international relations, refugee issues, humanitarian, development, conflict prevention & mitigation, gender issues, child labour issues, human rights, democracy and governance)

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills: excellent command of English, French and/or Spanish, both spoken and written. Other languages are an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the INEE Minimum Standards for Education
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to interact with a variety of people
  • Flexible work attitude: ability to follow directions, to work in a team or to work alone
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn and work in an international environment
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word and Excel

Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? This position offers a compensation of 500 CHF per month.

Internship Description: RET, headquartered in Geneva, with offices around the world, was founded in December 2000 by Mrs Sadako Ogata, then United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. RET is an independent, impartial, non-partisan humanitarian organisation, with no religious or political affiliation. Although financially independent from UN agencies, we have strategic alliances with UNHCR, UNESCO-IBE, UNICEF, and IOM among others.

RET is committed to assisting communities to meet the educational needs, in the broadest sense, of young people made vulnerable by displacement, violence, armed conflict and disasters. Since inception, RET has been active on three continents – 26 countries – in over 135 projects. Presently, RET implements programmes and projects in: DRC, Chad, Burundi, Kenya, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela and Belize.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The duration of internship is 6 months.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Please submit your Curriculum Vitae along with a Cover Letter to: c.gassiat-at-theret.org (Reference: Knowledge Management Intern).

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is December 16th 2016.

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