Programme Name: Communications and Outreach (CO) Programme, UNFCCC English Newsroom and Social Media.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the focus of the political process to address Climate Change. The Convention secretariat supports the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol through a range of activities, including substantive and organizational support to meetings of the Parties.The Communications and Outreach (CO) programme is responsible for external communications, media relations, online public information and outreach to stakeholders in support of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol.
Under the supervision of the Communications Officer in charge, the intern will assist the CO programme in ensuring the timeliness and quality of the secretariat’s digital content and supporting activities in English, both for the secretariat’s Newsroom and for social media.
UNFCCC secretariat internships are not remunerated and the selected intern will be responsible for all costs before, during and after the internship assignment. The selected intern will work on a full-time basis (40 hours per week) at the UNFCCC premises in Bonn, Germany.
The internship is for a period of minimum two to maximum six months.The exact period will be determined based on the availability of the intern and the needs of the programme.
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Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in a Master’s programme at a recognized university at the time of application and for the duration of the internship. Candidates must be fluent in English (both oral and written) and have strong writing skills. Studies in the field of public policy, public relations or journalism are preferred.Eligible Regions: Not specified
Application procedure Candidates who are interested in this assignment and meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to send their curriculum vitae and a cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: “Application: Internship, Communications -English Newsroom and Social Media.”
Due to the high number of applications, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for a telephone interview.
Application Deadline: August 15, 2017Application ClosedOfficial link