Job Opening

Posting Title: INTERN - DRUG CONTROL & CRIME PREVENTION (TERRORISM PREVENTION), I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN - DRUG CONTROL & CRIME PREVENTION
Department/Office: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Duty Station: VIENNA
Posting Period: 15 March 2017 - 04 April 2017
Job Opening Number: 17-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-76210-J-Vienna (A)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Special Notice

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) 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 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.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The internship is located in the Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB), Division for Treaty
Affairs (DTA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna (Austria).
These internship positions are for an initial period of two or three months with various reporting dates, starting from May 2017, with an opportunity for extension, subject to the needs of the department and the availability of an intern.

The internship is UNPAID and full time.

Interns work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in
the department or office to which they are assigned.

For more information please visit www.unodc.org

Responsibilities

The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:

• Conduct research on criminal justice aspects of terrorism prevention and on specific counter-terrorism related thematic areas;

• Contribute to the elaboration of background documents, presentations, briefing notes, summaries, talking points and speeches;

• Assist in the preparation of national and regional technical assistance workshops, meetings, high-level events and conferences;

• Attend and take notes at meetings, as required; and

• Perform other tasks, as necessary.

Competencies

Communication:Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly
interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and
exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to
match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
informed.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 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.Technological Awareness:Keeps abreast of available technology; understands
applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply
technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

Education

Degree in the field of law, criminal justice, international relations, international public administration or closely related field is required. Academic training and/or a keen demonstrated interest in international security is an assent.

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 (OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY IN SUPPORT OF ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION)

•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 are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English, i.e.oral and written proficiency is required. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is
an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager for further consideration.

United Nations Considerations

Job openings posted on the Careers Portal are taken off at midnight (New York time) on the deadline date.

Applications are automatically pre-screened according to the published evaluation criteria of the job opening on the basis of the information provided by applicants. Applications cannot be amended following submission and incomplete applications shall not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to a reference checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” on the upper right side of the browser on Inspira.

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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.

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