United Nations University Internship Programme in Japan
Deadline: October 25, 2015 | Views: 178
Location: Tokyo, Japan.
The United Nations University Office of the Rector is inviting applications for Junior Fellows Internship Programme for spring 2016. Applicants must be currently pursuing or has recently completed postgraduate studies (master’s or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University’s work are eligible to apply. The junior fellow position is unpaid (i.e. there is no remuneration), one may participate in the programme on a student visa, the applicant is required to secure accommodation on their own. Two to a maximum of five junior fellows are selected for each term.
The qualifications that are considered in each application process include, but are not limited to, the following. The candidate:
- is currently pursuing or has recently completed postgraduate studies (master’s or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University’s work;
- is under 32 years of age at the time of application;
- must not have more than 5 years of work experience in their related field;
- has a native or near fluent command of written and spoken English;
- has excellent research, writing and analytical skills;
- can establish and maintain effective working relations with people from diverse backgrounds;
- demonstrates resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving;
- has advanced computer skills: sound, hands-on, knowledge of standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, etc.); and
- has a demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and more specifically, in the work of the United Nations University.
Internship Duration: The internship for spring 2016 runs from 18th January to 30th June 2015.
The application process is conducted in two stages. Therefore, the total amount of time for the process depends on how far the applicant advances. Starting from the deadline for the first stage of the application, each stage takes approximately one week.http://www.youthop.com/internships/united-nations-university-internship-programme-in-japanhttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/UNU-Junior-Fellows-Internship-Programme.jpghttp://www.youthop.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/UNU-Junior-Fellows-Internship-Programme-150x150.jpgInternships