Intern - Drug Control & Crime Prevention——United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
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Intern - Drug Control & Crime Prevention

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

岗位领域:社会人道 工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:其他

工作地点:Vienna 截止日期:01 October , 2017



Special Notice                

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.

The Cover Note must include:
•  Name of university and title of degree you are currently pursuing

•  Graduation date (when you expect to graduate from the programme)

•  A listing of IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

•  An explanation why you are the best candidate for an internship with the Sustainable Livelihoods Unit.

•  An explanation  of your interest in the work of UNODC and specifically the work of the Sustainable Livelihoods Unit i.e. on Wildlife and Forest Crime / Alternative Development.

•  Dates and duration of availability for internship.

Applicants must attach to their application documentary evidence of continuing matriculation to a university degree programme in a graduate/post-graduate school during the planned period of internship with UNODC/DHB/SLU (i.e. an official letter of confirmation from a university).

Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Org. Setting and Reporting                

The internship is located in the Sustainable Livelihoods Unit (SLU), Drug Prevention and Health Branch (DHB), Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna (Austria). This internship position is for an initial period of three months, commencing on 15 October, 2017, with the option to extend to a total period of six months, based on the needs of the office and the availability of the intern. The intern will work under the direct supervision of professional staff of the Sustainable Livelihoods Unit. 

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

Interns work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned. 

For more information on UNODC, please visit the following website:  

For an overview of the work of the SLU, please visit:  


Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period.  Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• Assistance in conducting research on wildlife and forest crime and alternative development 

• Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents 

• Attending and take notes at meetings 

• Assistance in conducting document, legal and internet research 

• Assistance during conferences 

• Assistance in the preparation of web-presentations 

• Assistance in the evaluation of projects 

• Assistance in compiling statistics 

• Assistance in media analysis 

• Assistance in preparing briefing notes and speech-writing


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 audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

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.


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: 

• Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: 
(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher)

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

(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation (OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION)

• Be computer literate in standard software applications

• Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter

• 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.

Work Experience                

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme, but are encouraged to list all relevant work experience in their application. 

Applicants must have a keen demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.                


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