工作地点：Geneva 截止日期：09 September , 2019
Org. Setting and Reporting
This internship is located in the United Nations, Staff Counsellor’s Office, Human Resources Service, Division of Administration, United Nations Office at Geneva. There are 2 positions available, both for 6 months, one starting 1st of March 2019 and the second one 1st of October 2019.
The Staff Counsellor's Office is willing to discuss the length (minimum 3 months and maximum 6 months) and start date of the internship for the right candidate.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Under the overall supervision of the UNOG Staff Counsellor. Due to the nature of the Staff Counsellor’s Office activities, the internship shall protect the confidentiality of all professionally acquired information.
The incumbent will:
- Assist in researching best practices in the area of psycho-social themes and trends and well-being;
- Assist during trainings on mental health and well-being;
- Assist the Staff Counsellor in the design and elaboration of new well-being and mental health programmes and trainings;
- Assist in research on psycho-social and mental health studies;
- Attend and summarize meetings and working group on psycho-social, well-being and mental health fields;
- Other tasks as required.
The incumbent will:
- experience working in a multinational and multicultural organization;
- learn about well-being and psycho-social/mental health programmes at the United Nations;
- be part of a dynamic team;
- learn about and assist with other programmes in the Staff Counsellor’s Office as desired and required.
ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
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.
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.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme:
- Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or 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 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 Charters; 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.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
Fluency (both oral and written) in English is required for the internship. Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
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.