Internship in the Office of the Director-General at UNESCO

January 30, 2023

Opportunity Details

Internship in the Office of the Director-General at UNESCO

Do you wish to work as an intern at UNESCO, one of the most esteemed organizations? Working under the supervision of the Cabinet Coordination Officer and one of the Director-advisors, the intern will assist the Advisor in developing files on subjects related to UNESCO’s areas of competence. General’s (education, science, culture, social and human sciences, and communication) (education, science, culture, social and human sciences, and communication).

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In this approach, the intern will get knowledge about UNESCO’s operations and working conditions (including its mandate and cooperation with specialized UN agencies). They will also comprehend how UNESCO works with other international organizations (the United Nations system and the 2030 Agenda).

Brief Details About UNESCO Internship

  • Host Country: N/A
  • Host Organization: UNESCO
  • Funding Type: Paid
  • Eligible Students: International Students
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Application Status: Open Now
  • Application Deadline: 30 June 2023
  • Duration: 1 to 6 months

Benefits of the UNESCO Internship Program

  • Recognize the methodology for creating and overseeing communication and information initiatives.
  • Recognize multilateral procedures.
  • Analyze data about communication and information.
  • Policy briefs are created utilizing various techniques, including case studies, group collaboration, facilitator feedback, and individual reflection.
  • Gain knowledge of how communication and information projects are developed and carried out.
  • Recognize the context of international policy-making in the area of communication and information projects, including the function of international organizations through their work in standard-setting, facilitating knowledge exchange, providing policy advice, enhancing human and institutional capacities, and facilitating cooperation.
  • Learning about international project management through practical methods.
  • Acquiring domain expertise for initiatives involving communication and information
  • Developing and improving research, writing, and communication abilities.
  • Acquiring soft skills, including work ethic, stakeholder management, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Additionally, the intern will learn about the general mission of UNESCO and get the chance to hone soft skills from the UNESCO Competency Framework, including teamwork, adaptability, communication, and client focus.

Notice: Interns are not paid by UNESCO. For internship tasks, there is no compensation of any kind. Interns are entitled to 2.5 days of leave each month while they are on their internship.

Eligibility Criteria for UNESCO Internship 2023

  • To apply, you must be at least 20 years old.
  • You have a graduate program in which you are presently enrolled (Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent, second university degree or above).
  • 12 months before the internship begins, you received your Master’s or Ph.D. from an accredited institution.
  • Please be aware that individuals who have successfully finished a full-time bachelor’s degree but are not currently enrolled in a graduate program are unable to apply.
  • In order to be considered for a secretarial/assistant or technical/professional assignment, a candidate must be enrolled in a secretarial school or a specialized technical/professional institution, be in their final year of study or have recently graduated (within the past 12 months) from their school or institution.
  • You should have a strong grasp of either English or French in both written and spoken form. For internships in secretarial and assistantship positions at the Headquarters, having a basic understanding of the other language (whether it be English or French) is advantageous and could even be needed.
  • You must be well knowledgeable about computer networks and business-related applications.
  • You must be able to adapt to a global work environment and operate well in a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

Consider These Things Before Applying:

  • Before completing the application form, have your motivation letter and resume available. You have one hour to complete the procedure.
  • Verify that your contact information is still current after six months.
  • Only English or French may be used while applying.
  • If your papers are not in French or English, kindly give an unofficial translation into one of those languages.
  • There is no assurance of placement, even if you are qualified. They are unable to fill out all the applications they get from suitable individuals.
  • Your application will remain on our internship site for six months and be further accessed by UNESCO managers all around the world.
  • They don’t reply to every single candidate. If chosen, the manager will get in touch with you personally. If six months have passed and you have not heard anything, your application was unsuccessful.

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