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UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (YPP) for Young Graduates, 2018

UNESCO is offering Young Professionals Programme (YPP) for students from non- or under-represented Member States. The YPP provides young university graduates and young qualified professionals an opportunity to join UNESCO at the early stage of their professional career.

The objective of the programme seek to improve the geographical representation of the secretariat, promote gender parity at international professional level, create an enhanced pool of young civil servants, enriching and diversifying UNESCO.

Field of Internship: The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) aims to improve the geographical representation of the Secretariat, promote gender parity at international professional level, create an enhanced pool of young civil servants, enriching and diversifying UNESCO.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider:
UNESCO
Internship can be taken in
France

Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Non- or under-represented Member State at UNESCO. (Please consult the current geographical distribution click here).
  • Age: 32 years maximum. Candidates must be born not i.e. born not before 1st January 1986
  • Education:An advanced university degree in education, culture, science, social and human sciences or communication, or in a field related to the management and administration of an international organization.
  • Languages: Fluent English or French. Knowledge of both working languages is an asset. Knowledge of Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese is an additional asset.
  • Experience: Initial professional experience is an asset, but not mandatory.
  • Values: Integrity, professionalism, respect for diversity and a strong commitment to the UNESCO mission.

Internship Open for International Students: Available to students of non- or under-represented Member State at UNESCO.

Is this paid internship? This is an unpaid internship programme.

Internship Description: The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) aims to improve the geographical representation of the Secretariat, promote gender parity at international professional level, create an enhanced pool of young civil servants, enriching and diversifying UNESCO. The YPP provides young university graduates and young qualified professionals from non- and under-represented Member States an opportunity to join UNESCO at the early stage of their professional career.

Number of awards offered: Available to maximum 15 candidates.

Internship Duration: The duration of internship is 12 months.

Notification: We shall invite the candidates to submit an online application through a dedicated platform. After a thorough assessment of the applications and a pre selection based on video interviews, a group of shortlisted candidates will be interviewed for the final stage of the selection.

How to Apply: Applicants are invited to submit no later than July 27, 2018 one copy of the curriculum vitae of each candidate (in English or French using a freestyle template of maximum two pages), together with the document (attached) duly completed by post.

We would appreciate it if you could send an advanced copy of the documentation by e-mail to the following address YPP2018-at-unesco.org.

Internship Application Deadline: Application deadline is July 28, 2018.

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