vacance de poste

Intitulé publication: INTERN - ENVIRONMENT AFFAIRS, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Intitulé code d’emploi: INTERN - ENVIRONMENT AFFAIRS
Département / Bureau: Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Lieu d'affectation: NEW YORK
Période de candidature: 23 janvier 2018 - 06 février 2018
No de l’appel á candidature: 18-Environmental Affairs-DESA-91947-J-New York (A)
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU: intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
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Cadre organisationnel

The DESA / Division for Sustainable Development internship is for two months with an
opportunity for extension, depending on the needs of the department. The internship is
UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.


Under each substantive area within the Division, including Global Policy; Policy Analysis and Networks; Water, Energy and Strategies and capacity development; Emerging Issues, Communications and Outreach; and the Small Island Developing States Unit the Interns in Sustainable Development will be responsible for one or more of the following duties in general for specific projects: •Assists in supporting preparations for the sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development, substantive discussions on sustainable development in the ECOSOC and General Assembly, conducting related research, preparing documentations, follow-up and implementation of mandates arising from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) •Contribute to the preparation of analytical and policy reports on various aspects of sustainable development, including emerging sustainable development issues, including major groups and green economy, technology transfer, etc. •Performs analytical research as inputs for technical documentation. •Prepares draft technical documents for international, intergovernmental and expert group meetings and assists in drafting relevant reports. •Assists in the organization of seminars, working groups and expert meetings. •Performs other duties as assigned. Work implies frequent interaction with staff at various levels throughout the Organization. Results Expected:
Provides assistance for advancing sustainable development, including Agenda 21, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation, the Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, and the Mauritius Strategy for Implementation of the Programme for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States in order to accomplish current work programme needs. Independently provides well organized reports and/or analysis.


The United Nations Core Competencies include:• Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills.• Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals.• Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be 'clients' and seeks to see things from clients' point of view. The intern is expected to: 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 the 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.


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations New York Headquarters Internship
Programme, the following conditions must be met: •Applicants must be enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school (second university degree or higher); or •If pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree. •Be computer literate in standard software applications. Knowledge of legal issues in the context of sustainable development, especially international law, would be an advantage.

Expérience professionnelle

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the

Connaissances linguistiques

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of additional official United Nations language is an asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French,
Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Méthode d'évaluation

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

Notice spéciale

A 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 graduating from the programme); List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. List your top three areas of interest/department preferences; Explain why you are the best candidate for that specific department (s). Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme. In your Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

Charte des Nations Unies

Aucune restriction ne sera imposée par l'Organisation à l'accès des hommes et des femmes, dans des conditions égales, à toutes les fonctions, dans ses organes principaux et subsidiaires. (Charte des Nations Unies - Chapitre III, Article 8). Le Secrétariat des Nations Unies est un espace non-fumeurs.

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