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Internships at UNESCO

Post by gap on Tue 24 May 2011, 23:16

Internships at UNESCO

Students from a wide range of disciplines, are all able to apply for individual 1-4 month internships at UNESCO Headquarters and Field Offices. Depending on your qualifications, these internships relate either to the Organization’s strategic activities or to administrative or technical functions.

The aim is to give you professional experience in an international organization which relates to and supplements your studies.
An internship affords you the opportunity to work in a multicultural, intergovernmental organization.

Have you got the right profile?
Before sending in your application to UNESCO, please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria for this programme. Assess your eligibility: have you got the right profile?

To guide you in this process, the required qualifications are listed below:
Academic qualifications and fields of interest:
Internships are exclusively reserved for students pursuing a graduate or postgraduate degree programme (second university degree or higher) or technical/professional studies.

As graduate or post-graduate students, you must have already completed a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and be completing at least a Master’s degree at the time of application.

Should your studies not be divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, you must have already completed at least 3 years of full time studies at a University or equivalent institution and be in your 4th year of full time studies towards a same diploma.

Candidates pursuing technical/professional studies must be enrolled in the last year of their graduate studies. Secretarial students, should more precisely be in the last year of their bilingual school (French/English) for any internship at Headquarters.

Languages:
Excellent spoken and written knowledge of one of the two working languages, English or French.

For secretarial or assistant internship assignments at UNESCO Headquarters and Field Offices, excellent spoken or written knowledge of one of the two working languages, English or French, and a good knowledge of the other language may be required.

Computer skills:
Ability to use office-related software (MS Office).

Attitude:
An awareness of the many facets of a multicultural world and a commitment to international public service are essential.

Availability:
The duration of an internship must be between one and four months.

How to apply for an internship at UNESCO?
Your applications must be submitted at least one month before the start of the internship.
The application form can only be submitted online via "StageWeb"

For further information, please visit UNESCO Internships website here

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