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United Nation's Junior Fellows Internship Programme
« on: Feb 08, 2011, 06:00 AM »
The United Nations University Office at the United Nations, New York (UNU-ONY) recruits Junior Fellows for two sessions each year running from August to January, and February to July.

Responsibilities of the Junior Fellows range widely, encompassing many aspects of UNU-ONY's work.

Qualifications required for Junior Fellows:
•   Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•   Advanced level of English (spoken and written)
•   Ability to work with a team
•   Proficiency in Microsoft Office
•   Strong writing and analytical skills
•   Knowledge of at least two official UN languages desirable
•   Master's degree within relevant subjects preferred

How to apply:
•   Complete the application form.
•   For your application you will need to collect the following application materials:
o   Resume/CV
o   Cover letter
o   1-3 page writing sample in English
o   1-3 page writing sample in another language, preferable in French, Spanish or other UN official languages
o   Two letters of recommendation, preferably to be sent directly to UNU-ONY by e-mail at [subject line: "Reference Letter - Candidate's Last Name, First Name"]
o   Scanned version of the complete form (signed and stamped) from your nominating institution. (This form is applicable to candidates seeking internship as part of their current studies. This form can be downloaded below).

If you are seeking this internship as part of your current studies, please submit this academic nomination form duly filled by your university. Please email the academic nomination form as attachments to the UNU-ONY Office at: [subject line: Junior Professional Fellowships].

Deadlines for applications are as follows:
- February 1st to July 31st 2011 Session: 30 November 2010
- August 1st 2011 to January 31st 2012 Session: 15 May 2011

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