United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to offer internship/traineeship programme for students/recent graduates interested in gaining professional experience in a multicultural environment and enhancing their understanding of the United Nations system.
MDP welcomes qualified candidates interested in working for a period of four to six months, on an unpaid basis, at UNITAR headquarters in Geneva. Candidates will receive a monthly lump-sum to cover transportation.
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Excellent knowledge in both oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French or other working UN languages is an advantage.
Field of Internship: Multilateral Diplomacy Programme. MDP activities also including e-Learning; special projects, including advisory services related to the curriculum development of diplomatic academies; and the development of other training tools, including the Glossary for UN Delegates and a Manual on United Nations Conference Processes, Procedures, and Negotiations.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: UNITAR
Internship can be taken in Geneva, Switzerland
Eligibility: Interns must fulfil the following criteria:
- Candidates should, as a minimum, either be enrolled in or hold a university-level qualification (Bachelor’s degree, license or other) either in graphic or instructional design digital media, journalism, international relations, history, political science, languages or a related subject.
- Please note that the status of an intern is granted to candidates still enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program, while candidates having completed their education are considered as trainees.
- Candidates should also have: demonstrated interest in instructional and graphic design, distance learning methodologies; be creative and professional; demonstrate administrative and organizational skills to assist in the designing of external products; computer skills (to deal with InDesign, Photoshop, internet search, advertisement through social media, etc.) and a high level of individual responsibility, commitment and initiative.
Internship Open for International Students: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? This is unpaid internship program. Interns will receive a monthly lump-sum to cover transportation.
Internship Description: The Multilateral Diplomacy Programme (MDP) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) maintains an internship/traineeship program for students/recent graduates interested in gaining professional experience in a multicultural environment and enhancing their understanding of the United Nations system.
MDP designs and delivers the Institute’s core diplomacy training (CDT), consisting primarily of orientation briefings and short, intensive skills development workshops which benefit cumulatively some 2,500 diplomats yearly at the United Nations Headquarters and other venues where the Organization maintains a significant presence.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: The duration of the internship is 4 to 6 months.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Please send your CV and motivation letter to mdp-elearning-at-unitar.org with the following subject line: “UNITAR’s Multilateral Diplomacy Programme: Internship/Traineeship –Training opportunity”. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is 1-July-2016.