INTERN -RESEARCH ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS AND SMUGGLING OF MIGRANTS

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    INTERN
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Administration, Peace and Security, Research and Data
  • Deadline:
    12/03/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

Work Location
Vienna
Expected duration
March-May 2024
Duties and Responsibilities
The internship is located in the Innovation and Partnership Section, Research and Analysis Branch (RAB), Division for Public Affairs (DPA), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna (Austria). The intern will work under the direct supervision of Professional staff of the section. The Research and Analysis Branch (RAB) is centrally responsible within UNODC for the collection and analysis of data on drugs and crime trends. The Innovation and Partnership Section is developing a Global Report on Trafficking in Persons. For this purpose, IPS is looking for a qualified intern to support the production of the Global Report. The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to: • Contribute to track trends and flows in trafficking in persons. • Proactively source data for the Global Report through on-line incident research and liaison with national partners. • Support the production of the Country Profiles for the Global Report. • Enter identified and formatted incident information into the database. • Perform a pilot analysis of the data. Internships with Offices of the United Nations Secretariat are UNPAID and full-time, i.e. 5 days per week (40 hours). For more information on UNODC, please visit the following website: www.unodc.org
Qualifications/special skills
Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent). (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.” Applicants for an internship must be enrolled in a full-time university degree programme (having completed the third year of a four-year program or equivalent). For this internship, a background in the field of liberal arts, classics, archeology, or ancient history is recommended. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is essential and some experience in social research (or comparable study area) would be an asset. 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 should have interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Fluency in English (oral and written proficiency) is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Additional Information
“No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.” “Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.”
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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