Intern1 - Human Rights
工作地点：Bogota; Medellin; Barrancabermeja; Barranquilla; Pasto; Cali; Villavicencio; Neiva; Quibdo 截止日期：28 February , 2018
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/have graduating/graduated from the programme?)
-IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
-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 Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experience, IT skills and three references.
Org. Setting and Reporting
The Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights internship is for a period of two to six months depending on the needs of the Section.
The internship is unpaid and full-time. Interns are not staff members of the Organization and do not represent it in any capacity.
Interns work five days per week (35 hours).
This internship is located in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia.- The selected candidate(s) will be deployed to one of the OHCHR field offices in Bogotá, Medellin, Barrancabermeja, Pasto, Cali, Villavicencio, Neiva, Barranquilla, Quibdó or newly to be opened field offices in Colombia.
Under the direct supervision of the Sub Director of Operations, the interns' duties include,but are not limited to:
？Assist in monitoring developments (human rights. socio-economic affairs politics and conflict) in Colombia
？Assist in drafting reports. background notes, talking points, summaries and other documents for the Colombia Office and OHCHR headquarters
？Assist in the documentation and preparation of submissions of cases of human rights violations in Colombia to OHCHR human rights mechanisms. including Special Procedures and Treaty Bodies
？Prepare presentations and materials on human rights law and issues
？Carry out research on international and national law. case l aw and make summaries thereof
？Attend and summarize workshops and meetings
？Assist in organizing and managing conferences, trainings and other events
？Assist in reviewing,preparing and distributing news and notes on human rights issues
？Assist in preparing. drafting and reviewing public information materials
？Assist in implementing the Colombia Office's public information and media activities
？Perform other tasks as necessary
COMMUNICATION. 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 audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. TEAMWORK. 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. CLIENT ORIENTATION. 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 on-going 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.
To qualify for the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:
- Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application 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); (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 ideas of the Charter;
-Have a demonstrated 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.
No professional work experience is required for participation in the Internship Programme.
Fluency in English and Spanish (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of the other is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage