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Intern - Economic Affairs , I (Temporary Job Opening)

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U.N.Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

岗位领域:经济管理 工作性质:实习

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:其他

工作地点:Santiago 截止日期:13 May , 2018

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=88927

职位描述

Special Notice

Interns are expected to work on a full-time basis (work five days per week; 35 hours) in the Division/Section to which they are assigned, but they may undertake flexible working arrangements, subject to certain conditions.

 

The internship is UNPAID. All costs of travel and accommodation, including living expenses, must be covered by the intern or any relevant sponsoring institution.

Interns shall not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, positions at the professional level and above for a period of six months following the end of their internship.

 

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 or what have you studied ?)

 

- Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?)

 

- List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

 

- List your top three areas of interest.

 

- Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.

 

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. Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/or skills and expertise. Applicants are asked to please indicate preferences which best match his/her suitability and do so carefully in order to enhance the value of the internship for both the intern and the receiving UN department.

 

A person who is the child or sibling of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the United Nations. An applicant who bears to a staff member any other family relationship may be engaged as an intern, provided that he or she shall not be assigned to the same work unit of the staff member nor placed under the direct or indirect supervision of the staff member. For purposes of this instruction, “child” means (i) the child of a staff member; (ii) the child of the spouse of a staff member (stepchild); and (iii) the spouse of a child of a staff member or a staff member’s spouse (son- or daughter-in-law). “Sibling” includes the child of both or either parent of a staff member and the child.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The internship in the Division of International Trade and Integration of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean in Santiago, Chile will last 2 to 6 months, depending on the needs of the Office. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis.

 

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at www.eclac.org for further information.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background and the internship period. Duties may include:

 

 Processing statistics and performing econometrics

 Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents

 Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings

 Document, legal and internet research

 Assistance during conferences

 Working on web-presentations

 Media analysis

Competencies

 Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

 

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.

 

Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education

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.

 

- For this internship, studies in the area of economics, international relations, law and statistics is desirable.

Work Experience

- For this internship, experience in areas related to international trade and integration is desirable.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

 

Fluency in English or Spanish is required. Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.

Assessment

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