Internship
[INTERNSHIP] The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

[INTERNSHIP] THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (OHCHR)

Title
[NOTICE] The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) INTERNSHIP
Date
September 10 , 2019
Description

Position:                                Internship
Department/Office:         Human Rights Council
Duty Station:                      Geneva, Switzerland
Internship Period:             Dec 2019~Feb 2020 (2 months+)
 

Requirements

  • Must be a Korean citizen
  • Currently enrolled in Korea University GSIS
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme. However, specialized experience in human rights related fields is an asset.
  • Qualified to travel overseas

Responsibilities

    • • Assistance in drafting and preparing various documents, including presentations, and written documents
    • • Providing logistic and substantive support for the organization of events and meetings, produce meetings summaries, assist in follow-up and implementation of tasks
    • • Providing general office support (processing, drafting and finalizing correspondence and other communications; setting up and maintaining files/records, organizing meetings, etc.)
    • • All other tasks as assigned

Competencies

      • 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 the 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.

Application

      • A completed application (Cover Letter and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The Cover Letter must include: 1) Education background, 2) Explain your interest in human rights issues, 3) Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship
      • Potential candidates will be contacted directly for further consideration.

* Scholarship will be granted

* Final decision on the intern selection will be made by OHCHR.

Send the completed application to sskhrforum@gmail.com, by Sep 20, 2019.

For any inquiries please contact International Human Rights Center (02-3290-2927, sskhrforum@gmail.com)

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