NTERN - DRUG CONTROL & CRIME PREVENTION (Anti-Corruption)
Org. Setting and Reporting
The internships are located in the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch (CEB), Division for Treaty Affairs (DTA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna (Austria).
The internships are for a duration of three to six months and should start during the period of February - September 2020 depending on the needs of the Branch.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
For more information on the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, please visit the following website: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/corruption/index.html?ref=menuside
For more information on UNODC, please visit: www.unodc.org
During his/her assignment, the intern will gain experience in legal research and functioning of mechanisms to gather information on and review implementation of international treaties; functioning of intergovernmental bodies; structure and functioning of UNODC and its interaction with Member States and the UN.
The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:
a)Assist in conducting legal research into States’ efforts for implementing the UN Convention against Corruption; selecting relevant material; analysing information and presenting findings for internal review
b)Conduct additional research in areas relevant to the implementation of the Convention using multiple sources; selecting relevant material; analysing information and presenting findings for internal review
c)Assist in the review of relevant legal documents, papers or other materials; identify important issues, similarities and inconsistencies
d)Draft correspondence to States parties as required
e)Perform other duties as assigned.
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.
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.
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 (OFFICIAL WRITTEN PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY SUPPORTING ONE OF THE ABOVE POSSIBILITIES MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION);
? 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 include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency is required. Fluency or working knowledge of another official United Nations language, in particular Arabic, French and Spanish are highly desirable.
Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager for further consideration.
A completed online application (Cover Note, Personal History Profile as well as proof of enrollment and/or graduation) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The Cover Note must include:
? Degree Programme (What are you currently studying?)
? 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.
? Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme in general and anti-corruption work in particular.
In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Do not forget to attach your proof of enrollment or graduation.
Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.