【联合国信通办公室】INTERN - Geospatial Information(地点:纽约,可远程;截止日期:2022年8月10日)

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INTERN - Geospatial Information

部门:联合国信息和通信技术办公室

地点:纽约(可远程实习)

实习时长:3-6个月

语言要求:流利的英语口语及书面能力;掌握联合国其他官方语言将被视为加分项

申请日期:2022年2月4日-8月10日

详情链接:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=173989&Lang=en-US

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Org. Setting and Reporting

This internship is located in the Geospatial Information Section, Technology Operations Service, Operations Support Division within the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT). The internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension for an additional three months, depending on the needs of the Office.

The Geospatial Information Section provides geospatial information and cartographic support to the UN Secretariat.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Applicants may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to UN premises. Applicants must be willing and prepared to undertake the internship remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Geospatial Information Section or his/her designated officer, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

? Contributes in providing geospatial information, data, analysis and cartographic services to the Secretariat, including its peace operations as well as the Security Council;

? Contributes to the preparation of reports based on organizational needs and requirements for reporting and analysis;

? Contributes to the preparation of geospatial data, being responsible for the acquisition and initial cleaning of data from primary and secondary data systems and documents data sets used;

? Contributes to the creation and maintenance of geospatial databases, contributes to geospatial data collection projects products, tools, analysis and processes to extend the capabilities of client offices;

? Contributes to the identification and analysis of patterns in geospatial data sets using various methods;

? Prepares geospatial data sets upon request; responds to queries/requests and maintains/updates web pages;

? Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

(a)Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or,

(b)Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor's level or equivalent).

Applicants must have academic qualifications in the following:

Geography, geospatial information, cartography, Earth observation sciences, or other related field.

Work Experience

No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

The following skills are desirable: Experience dealing with basic geospatial information dealing particularly in the areas of: (a) geospatial data management, (b) geospatial analysis, (c) geospatial data visualization and cartography production; hands-on experience in spatial database management or software application development; strong computer skills including the use of geospatial software such as ArcGIS and image processing software such as ERDAS/Imagine; hands-on experience using spatial data server software such as ArcGIS for Server; familiarity with graphic arts software such as Adobe Illustrator and/or MAPublisher; and good drafting skills and ability to prepare concise reports and presentations.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.

Assessment

Applicants are encouraged to clearly indicate their areas of interests and highlight their specific skills and/or experience in their cover note. They are asked to do so carefully in order to enhance the value of the internship for both themselves and the receiving UN department.

Potential candidates may be contacted by the hiring manager for further consideration.

Special Notice

To apply:

A complete online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. To complete an online application, please create and complete a personal history profile (PHP) and a cover letter in the UN e-Recruitment system (careers.un.org).

Please ensure that you indicate your proficiency in the English language in your PHP.

Please note that incomplete applications with not be reviewed.

The cover note should include:

(1) Title of the degree currently being pursued by the applicant and the specific subjects taken;

(2) Expected graduation date from the degree programme that the applicant is enrolled in;

(3) List the IT skills and software programmes that you are proficient in;

(4) Explain how an internship with the Office of Information and Communications Technology in the United Nations fits within your career plans and why you would be the best candidate for this team.

Please note that due to high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences (if any), education, skills, languages and three references Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.