Internship French Translation and Text Processing Section (FTTS), I (Temporary Job Opening)
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Internship French Translation and Text Processing Section (FTTS), I (Temporary Job Opening)

United Nations Office at Vienna

岗位领域:语言文职 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:15 December , 2018

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=107368&Lang=en-US

职位描述

Org. Setting and Reporting

This internship is located in the French Translation and Text Processing Section (FTTS) of the Conference Management Service (CMS), Division for Management (DM), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), and is for two months between 11 February and 12 April 2019.

 

The internship is UNPAID and full-time. The intern will work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of the Chief of Section and the Terminology Focal Point.

 

For more information please see www.unvienna.org (under the sections: "Conferences" and "Employment and Internships).

Responsibilities

The Intern will be responsible for the following duties:

 

* contributing to the cleaning of terminology records in UNTERM;

* helping to eliminate duplicated records in UNTERM;

* helping to integrate, in UNTERM or in eLuna, glossaries that were established by FTTS in various work areas, e.g. on commercial law, criminal law, space sciences, nuclear sciences and drugs;

* performing terminology research in support of specific translation projects;

* performing other tasks, as requested by the Terminology Focal Point.

Competencies

Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter, is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.

 

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.

 

Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education

(OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION)

 

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

 Applicants must be studying for a Master’s degree in Translation in a French language university or translation school.

 Priority will be given to students from universities which signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations [école supérieure d’interprétation et de traduction (ESIT, Paris III), Institut supérieur de management et de communication interculturelle (ISIT, Paris), Faculté de traduction et d’interprétation de l’Université de Genève (FTI) and Faculté de traduction et d’interprétation – école d’interprètes internationaux (FTI-EII) (UMons)].

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

 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. However, they may wish to list any relevant work experience in their Personal History Profile.

Languages

Fluency in spoken and written French, which should be the candidate’s main language of education and target language of the Translation Diploma, as well as in English, which should be the source language of the Translation Diploma, is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language would be an asset.

Assessment

Candidates will be assessed based on their Personal History Profile (PHP). Individual interviews and/or tests may be conducted for further assessment.

Special Notice

A completed online application [cover note and Personal History Profile (PHP)] is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

 

The cover note must include

 

Degree programme (What are you currently studying?);

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

List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in;

List your 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.

 

In your online PHP, be sure to include all past work experiences, if any, IT skills and three references.

 

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