U.N.Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
工作地点：Bangkok 截止日期：10 May , 2018
A complete online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) if 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 experience, IT skills, and three references.
Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.
Org. Setting and Reporting
The OES/SCAS internship is for 2-6 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 department or office to which they are assigned.
Interns will gain first-hand experience with regard to the United Nations ESCAP’s activities in the area of strategic communications as well as public information and media relations. They will also gain a greater understanding of how the UN ESCAP works and its range of activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
The internship is centred on assisting ESCAP’s Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section (SCAS) in discharging a range of strategic communications and public information tasks to raise the organizations visibility. The following responsibilities can be adapted, as appropriate, to fit each intern.
？ Draft press releases and other public information materials, including text for social media (in English);
？ Help translate information materials from English into Thai and vice versa, if applicable;
？ Help obtain/translate news clippings on the UN and ESCAP from newspapers and online sources, if needed;
？ Prepare media market analysis and provide suggestions for strategic media outreach, if needed;
？ Prepare questionnaires on strategic communications and advocacy as well as public information activities, conduct related surveys, and analyse the results, if needed;
In cooperation with the Multimedia Intern, the Public Information Intern also:
？ Provide research for backgrounders/information materials;
？ Help prepare the daily ESCAP Morning News Headlines;
？ Help monitor news clippings from local newspapers on global, regional and national issues for UN HQs;
？ Assist in the preparation of briefing sessions on the work of ESCAP and other UN agencies for UN Briefing Programme;
？ Assist in the organization and execution of special events to mark UN observances, press conferences, media launches or exhibitions;
？ Assist with contributions to the contents of ESCAP’s website;
？ Initiate and carry out assigned tasks/special projects.
-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 the audience
-Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
-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
-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
Optional Competencies [You may choose maximum 2 competencies]
Planning & Organizing:
-Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
-Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required
-Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work
-Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
-Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary
-Uses time efficiently
-Actively seeks to improve programmes or services
-Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs
-Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas
-Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"
-Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things
-Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches
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.
？ 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 includes willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
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 English (both oral and written) is required for the Internship Programme. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.