01-07-2020

The Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) is looking for an intern!

You will assist with the Office’s efforts, through communications, to build awareness and support for the advocacy work of the SRSG including with Member States, donors, media and the policy community.

 

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Organization: The Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) serves as the leading UN advocate for the protection and well-being of children affected by armed conflict.

 

Duty Station: New York, USA

 

Open To: enrolled in a graduate school programme or graduate

 

Timeframe: six months, although a shorter period of time would also be considered.

 

Deadline: March 23, 2020

 

Job description: Provide support in tasks including media monitoring and analysis, drafting and editing of content for print, web and multimedia, events and publications. Assist with updates to the Office's website and social media. Assist in organizing special events at the UN focusing on CAAC related themes. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation; be computer literate in standard software applications. Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

 

Wage/Fees: unpaid and full time

 

Application process: A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. The Cover Note must include: title of degree you are currently pursuing; graduation Date (when will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme); IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in, top three areas of interest. Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship, explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme and in your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.

 

Useful links: Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) offer

 

Contact Information: Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) 

 

edited by Chiara D’Ambrosio

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