The internship in UNODC’s Country Office in Nigeria is for two months with an opportunity for extension, dependent upon the needs of the department.
- The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
- Interns work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of the Representative and in cooperation with the Communications Officer.
- Assistance in drafting and preparing documents for publication on the website of the Office
- Document and internet research for communication products on UNODC work in Nigeria
- Assistance during conferences
- Working on web-presentation
- Compiling statistics
- Media analysis
- Assistance in the management of the website
- Perform other duties as assigned.
(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 PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY TO SUPPORT ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION).
Applicants are additionally required to:
- •Possess an academic background in the field of political science, international relations, security studies, criminal justice or related discipline;
- •Be computer literate in standard software applications, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- •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.
- Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme, but are encouraged to list all relevant work experience in their application.
Applicants must have a keen demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
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 your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.