【联合国政治事务部】INTERN - POLITICAL AFFAIRS(地点:曼谷,可远程;截止日期:2023年1月30日)

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INTERN - POLITICAL AFFAIRS

部门:联合国政治与事务和平建设部

实习地点:曼谷(可远程实习)

实习期限:2-6个月

语言要求:流利的英语口语和书面能力,了解其他东南亚语言将被视为加分项

申请时间:2022年10月28日-2023年1月30日

详情链接:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=194030&Lang=en-US

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Org. Setting and Reporting


The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs – Department of Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO) internship is for two to six months depending on host office needs and candidate availability.

The internship is in the Bangkok Liaison Office, Southeast Asia Team, Asia and the Pacific Division, DPPA-DPO. The Office is hosted by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the division or office to which they are assigned.

There are two internship positions available, with staggered starting dates. The earliest starting date is 1 February 2023. Preference will be given to applicants who can commit for longer assignments. The internship can be in person or remote, depending on COVID-19 restrictions, the needs of the host office, and the personal circumstances of the applicants.

Responsibilities


The intern will assist the DPPA-DPO, Asia-Pacific Division, Southeast Asia Team, Liaison Office in Bangkok with the following tasks (not exhaustive):

  •  Research on regional peace and security issues;

  •  Media monitoring and analysis of current events and thematic issues;

  •  Drafting background documents and correspondence;

  •  Note-taking;

  •  Assist in the organization of workshops and other events; etc.

Competencies


The United Nations Core Competencies include:

  •  Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills.

  •  Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.

  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view.

Education


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

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

b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent).


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.

Languages


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of additional Southeast Asian languages is an asset.

Assessment


A written test may be administered, followed by an interview.

Special Notice


REMOTE INTERNSHIPS (COVID-19) “In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, 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.”

A completed online application (Cover Note and Candidate Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:

· Degree Programme (What are you currently studying or what have you studied)

· Graduation date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)

· List of the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in

· List of your top three areas of interest

· Explanation about why you are the most suitable candidate for this specific internship

· Explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme

In your online Candidate Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.

Please note that due to the large number of applicants, divisions are not in a position to reply to each application and that ONLY short-listed applicants will be contacted for further consideration.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on travel, it may not be possible for applicants who are not based in Thailand to obtain a visa for and travel to Bangkok. In such an eventuality, a telecommuting arrangement could be worked out. Thailand-based applicants may also be asked to work remotely depending on regulations governing UN premises in Bangkok. Applicants must be willing and prepared to work remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.

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.