HOW TO APPLY
4th –year undergraduate students and above with a background of international relations, international law, humanitarian law, international economics, political science, English language, communications and journalism, graphic-design, film production and other relevant studies are eligible to apply.
1. Curriculum vitae in English
2. Motivation letter in English
- Please write in the subject line of e-mail: “Internship application”.
- Please mention in the body of e-mail TASKS, from the list above, in which you are interested.
Application packages will be reviewed on a competitive basis by UNIC staff and ONLY the best candidates will be contacted and invited to take part in a UN test and interview.
Shortlisted candidates will have a probation period of two weeks. Only after successful completion of this period the applicants are accepted for internship for an initial period of three months with a possible extension up to six months. Mid-term evaluation will be important.
UNIC will give a concrete task or list of tasks to each intern to perform.
The intern should sign an Internship Agreement committing him or herself to the rules and tasks mentioned.
The interns will be provided with office space and internet access. Some might have the opportunity to work distantly, outside the office area.
Upon successful completion of the internship and based on the evaluation the incumbents will be provided with a Letter of Reference.
1. To the information of the applicants and university administration: the internship period might not coincide with the mandatory academic practice of the respective university. That is why UNIC will accept MAINLY those students who are voluntarily willing to be at UNIC as interns.
2. UNIC is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with confidence.
3. As the office space and human resources are very limited in the UNIC office only small number of students will be accepted. Interns are not financially remunerated by the UN. The UN accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship. The UN accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal effects that may occur during the internship.
4. The intern agrees that he/she will work for a minimum of at least three months with two weeks probation period. Working hours are flexible and will be agreed with each person individually. An internship must be completed within a six-month period.