Job Opening

Posting Title: INTERN - LEGAL AFFAIRS, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: INTERN - LEGAL AFFAIRS
Department/Office: Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 12 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
Job Opening Number: 17-Legal Affairs-CTED-82501-J-New York (O)
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 considered.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) internships are for a minimum of (3) months with the opportunity for extension for a maximum of 6 months, pending on the needs of the Executive Directorate.

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Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the internship position encompass all aspects of the Directorate work. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Assist in analyzing and interpreting international, regional and domestic legal instruments.

Assist in gathering, selecting and analysing information from partner institutions in relation to terrorist threats. Assist in preparing documents needed for setting up arrangements for the organization of workshops and seminars.

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

Education

Applicants must be enrolled in graduate degree programme in political science, international relations law, disarmament, security, development management, conflict resolution or related area (e.g., LLB., JD, LLM, PhD) international affairs, or political science.

Must be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme and/or commence internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme. However, applicants are encouraged to list all relevant work experience in their UN professional history profile (PHP).

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

Assessment

Should there be a need for an intern who matches the profile above, the applicant will be contacted directly by the Directorate. Please note that due to the large number of applicants, the Directorate would not be in a position to reply to each application. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further consideration if required.

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, 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 or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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 At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The screening and 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, including but not limited to, their education, work experience, and language skills, according to the instructions provided on inspira. Applicants will be disqualified from consideration if they do not demonstrate in their application that they meet the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations. Applicants are solely responsible for providing complete and accurate information at the time of application: 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 a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at midnight (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.

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