Internship Opportunity For Zambians – Military/Political Affairs

United Nations Environment Programme

Closing date: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Posting Title: Intern – Military/Political Affairs, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Department/ Office: Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 7 April 2017-9 May 2017
Job Opening number: 17-POL-DPKO-77068-J-NEW YORK
Staffing Exercise ID: N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Special Notice
The duration of the internship is for three (3) months with a possibility of extension up to six (6) months.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.
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 program?)
  • List the IT skills and programs 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.
Organizational Setting and Reporting
Under the overall authority of the Director of Africa II Division and reporting to the Senior Military Liaison Officer in Africa II Division, the Intern supports the work of the West Africa Integrated Operational Team (WAIOT) responsible for covering the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), and the Great Lakes Integrated Operational Team (GLIOT), which covers the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The integrated operational teams are located within Africa II Division, in the Office of Operations (OO), Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO).

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