UN OHCHR’s Regional Office for South America Internship Program 2019

UN OHCHR's Regional Office for South America Internship Program 2019

UN OHCHR’s Regional Office for South America Internship Program 2019 is open for application.

The Three-month full-time internship is on the division of Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean primarily based in Santiago.

The mission of OHCHR’s Regional Office for South America is to look at, promote and shield human rights in seven international locations throughout the area: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. To that finish, they set up relationships for shut cooperation, technical help and everlasting dialogue with governments, nationwide human rights establishments, civil society organizations, UN nation groups, and businesses, amongst others. They contribute to strengthening the capability of those actors, to enhance the promotion and safety of human rights, in response to worldwide norms.

  • Country: Chile
  • Financial coverage: Unpaid
  • Deadline: March 7, 2019
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    • Applicants should meet one of many following necessities: (a) be enrolled in a graduate college programme (second university diploma or equal, or greater); (b) be enrolled within the closing educational yr of a primary university diploma programme (minimal Bachelor’s degree or equal); or (c) have graduated with a university diploma (as outlined above) and, if chosen, should start the internship inside a one yr interval of commencement;
    • Be laptop literate in commonplace software program functions;
    • Have a demonstrated capacity to efficiently work together with people of various cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which embody a willingness to attempt to perceive and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
    • For this internship, research in library sciences are fascinating;
    • Applicants usually are not required to have skilled work expertise for participation within the programme;
    • English and French are the languages of the UN Secretariat. Advanced information of Spanish (each oral and written) is required for the Internship Programme. Advanced information on English is required. Knowledge of one other UN official language can be an asset.

    Other competencies embody:

    • Professionalism: Shows satisfaction in work and in achievements; demonstrates skilled competence and mastery of material; is conscientious and environment-friendly in assembly commitments, observing deadlines and attaining outcomes; is motivated by skilled slightly than private considerations; reveals persistence when confronted with troublesome issues or challenges; stays calm in irritating conditions. Takes duty for incorporating gender views and making certain the equal participation of ladies and men in all areas of labor.
    • Planning and organizing: Develops clear objectives which might be in step with agreed methods. Identifies precedence actions and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates an acceptable period and sources for finishing work. Foresees dangers and permits for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as mandatory. Uses time effectively.
    • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to realize organizational objectives; solicits enter by genuinely valuing others’ concepts and experience; is keen to study from others; locations workforce agenda earlier than private agenda; helps and acts in accordance with closing group choice, even when such choices could not totally replicate personal place; shares credit score for workforce accomplishments and accepts joint duty for workforce shortcomings.

    Job/Internship Description :

    Under the final steerage of the Public Information Officer and the direct supervision of Information Assistant, the intern will help in implementing the order, classification and visualization initiatives for the bodily and digital librarian materials of the workplace of the High Commissioner, together with the next capabilities:

    • Review the inventory and integrity of the library supplies and take part within the redesign of the library’s bodily area.
    • Develop a database that accommodates all publications in existence within the workplace and their portions.
    • Contribute to the updating of the Library’s digital repository.
    • Develop companies that improve the visibility of the digital library, internally and externally.
    • Contribute to the development of a library communications plan and ensures that inner and exterior customers are knowledgeable of the brand new sources provided by the digital library.
    • Prepare promotional and interactive Library supplies about companies and data sources.

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    Benefits :

    • An opportunity to work in an internationally reputable organization UN.
    • The internship is UNPAID. All prices of journey and lodging, together with residing bills, should be lined by the intern or any related sponsoring establishment.

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