Org. Setting and Reporting The internship is located in the in the Production and Support Service, Division of Conference Management, United Nations Offices at Geneva.
The internship is proposed from asap and may be extended, up to a maximum period of 6 months.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week under the supervision of of the Chief of the Information Technology Section in the Production and Support Service Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and working closely with the team, the Intern will be expected to :
monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS :
actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology. Education To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements :
Applicants who are unable to commence the internship within one year of graduation shall not be accepted.
For this particular Internship interested candidates are expected to be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent) with main subjects as Information Technology related studies or have graduated with a university degree with main subjects as Information Technology related studies.
Work Experience Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme; however applicants should :
Have a good knowledge in information systems analysis and programming, ideally Python. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
Fluency in French or English and knowledge of the other is required. Assessment Candidates will be assessed based on their Personal History Profile (PHP).
Individual interviews may be conducted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration. Special Notice Completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include :
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. United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.
Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.
The term sexual exploitation means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another.
The term sexual abuse means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.
The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on Manuals hyper-
link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11 : 59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date. No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.