Intern - Language Training Programme, English Team, I (Temporary Job Opening)
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Intern - Language Training Programme, English Team, I (Temporary Job Opening)  

United Nations Office at Geneva  

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:Geneva  截止日期:30 November , 2019  



Org. Setting and Reporting       

The internship is located in the Centre for Learning and  Multilingualism (CLM), Human Resources Management Service, United  Nations Office at Geneva. This internship is for a period of three  months, from 13 January to 27 March 2020.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

The intern will work five days per week under the overall supervision  of the chief of the Language Training Programme and under the direct  supervision of the teacher responsible for the English Programme at  the Centre for Learning and Mulitilingualism (CLM).


Under the supervision of the chief of the Language Training Programme  and under the direct supervision of the teacher responsible for the  English Programme (CLM), the incumbent will :

- Assist in developing and updating learning materials, resources and  online activities using the platform on Moodle;

- Work on our internal testing system and other ongoing projects;

- Ensure a presence in the Language Resource Centre, which will  entail assisting clients and organizing Resource Centre materials;

- Assist with other language and management&communication  programmes in the Section as desired and required;

- Assist with international examinations or other tasks as required;

- Undertake a project related to his or her Degree or Masters'  programme, or as required.



- Speaks and writes clearly and effectively

- Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and  responds appropriately

- Asks questions to clarify, andexhibits interest in having two-way communication

- Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the  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 short comings time,

- Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility  for delegated


- 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


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) ; or (c) 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 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 to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have  professional work experience. Are you a student in a Bachelor’s (final  year), Mater’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have you completed  a degree and are able to commence an internship within a year of graduation?

Will you be able to cover the costs of travel, accommodation, health  insurance and other living expenses for the duration of the internship?

Are any of your siblings, children or parents employed by the United  Nations Secretariat?

Are you a student in a Bachelor's (final year), Master's or Ph.D.  programme or equivalent, or have you completed a degree and are able  to commence an internship within a year of graduation?


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations  Secretariat. For this internship, fluency in English and a working  level of French is required.



Special Notice       

Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History  Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:

- Title of degree you are currently pursuing.

- Graduation Date (When will you be/have graduating/graduated 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.

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

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