UNCTAD Legal Affairs Internship Zimbabwe

Posting Title: UNCTAD LEGAL AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP on International Investment Agreements, Division on Investment and Enterprise., I
Department/ Office: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 16 February 2015-3 March 2015
Job Opening number: 15-ECO-UNCTAD-40560-R-GENEVA (O)
Org. Setting and Reporting
This profile is for the sole purpose of the Internship Programme of the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development in Geneva. There should be no expectation of employment within the UN after an internship. Interns shall not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, positions at the professional level and above carrying international recruitment status in the Secretariat for a period of six months following the end of their internship. UN interns must have a valid visa.
This position is located in the UNCTAD’s International Investment Agreements(IIAs) Section, Division on Investment and Enterprise. The Internship Programme is unpaid and full-time, i.e. an intern is expected to work five days per week (9.00 am to 5.00 pm). The period of this internship will be from 1st September to 31st December 2015 with possibility of extension.

Educational Qualifications

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
• Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
• Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
• Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, much commence the internship within a one year period of graduation from an academic programme. Applicants who are unable to commence the internship within one year of graduation shall not be accepted.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for this internship. 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.
Details and to apply at: careers.un.org

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