Intern - Environment Affairs, I (Temporary Job Opening)
United Nations Environment Programme
工作地点：Geneva 截止日期：11 June , 2018
Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
The Resources and Markets Branch internship is for six (6) months.
The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week (35-40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
Under the direct supervision of the Environment and Trade Unit, Resources and Markets Branch, the intern will:
？Support the preparation of concept notes, briefings, project proposals and presentations on environment and trade policies in general and for specific countries or topics such as environmental goods and services, green global value chains, environment in free trade agreements, trade in clean technologies, green industry and trade, trade and resilience, etc.;
？Contribute to outreach and communication activities such as conferences, meetings, workshops, design and management of web pages, newsletters, social media, infographic, brochures and other communication materials;
？Support the review and development of tools, methodologies, implementation guidance and other knowledge products for capacity building activities under the Environment and Trade Hub, such as online learning courses, policy manuals and toolkits;
？Carry out research, including literature review, data collection and analysis on the trade and environment nexus;
？Provide team support and other tasks as necessary, including with French-English translation as needed.
？Chinese and French languages an advantage but not a requirement
-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
The candidate should have some knowledge of the environmental and trade issues and policies, with training in Economics, Environmental Policy, International Law, International Relations, or related fields. A background in Environmental or Trade Policy. Previous experience in Communications an advantage.
Applicants 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 program (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent);
c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
Be computer literate in standard software applications.
Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals 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.
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. For the position advertised, fluency in English or French with knowledge of the other is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration.
Your application for this internship must include:
1. A Completed application (Personal History Profile) through the UN careers Portal. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. In your Personal History Profile (PHP), be sure to include all past work experiences, IT Skills, and three references.
2.Proof of enrollment (click on link to access and attach to your application: http://unon.org/content/internship-programme),
- List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in using, and Explain why you are the best candidate for the internship and what you hope to gain from the internship.
3. A certified copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).
Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.