Location: Beijing, China
Sector: Communication and Information
Duration: 6 Months
Application Deadline: 17 January 2022
Overview of the Functions of the Post
Under the direct supervision of the National Professional Officer for Communication and Information, you will carry out the following tasks:
·Assist in the coordination and implementation of programme and project activities and provide administrative support;
·Assist with drafting, translating and proofreading of project documents and reports.
·Assist in coordination and organization of project-related events and meetings;
·Assist with designing, drafting and proofreading public outreach materials and news items for the UNESCO website and social media platforms;
·Undertake any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
·Must be at least 20 years old at the time of application.
·Completed full-time university studies (bachelor's degree or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; or enrolled in a graduate program (second university degree or Master's degree or equivalent, or higher), at the time of application; or recently graduated with a university degree (first or second degree as defined above), within the last 12 months.
·Major in communication studies, information science, or other CI related fields;
·Excellent command of English and Chinese (oral and written);
·Strong strategic and analytical skills;
·Good computer and IT skills and experience in using office software packages;
·Ability to work effectively in a multicultural context and maintain a commitment to international public service.
Other Mandatory Requirements
·Travel: You must arrange and finance your travel to Beijing.
·Medical insurance: You must show proof of a comprehensive health insurance valid in China.
·Medical certificate: Before the beginning of your internship, you must provide a medical certificate indicating that you are fit to work.
·ID and Certificate of Enrolment/Diploma (if you have just recently graduated)
·The duration of the internship is six months, at least four days each week, full-time preferred;
·The aim of the internship is to give you professional experience in an international organization which relates to and supplements your studies;
·UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office covers travel allowance up to RMB2,000 per month. Costs and arrangements for additional travel expenses, visa, and accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions;
·As the internship programme is not connected with the recruitment process, the granting of an internship should not be interpreted in any way as a preliminary step towards employment at the office.
To apply, please submit your English and Chinese CVs with a tailored cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17 January 2022.