This announcement broadcasts international internship assignments with the Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch (ROLENDB). Daily responsibilities of Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination human rights intern will depend on activities being carried-out within the assigned work and the individual's background. Duties may include but are not limited to undertaking research, conducting analyses, assisting with drafting of reports, guidance materials, notes and publications on core thematic and other key issues in the assigned area.
In the context of the covid-19 pandemic, applicants may be requested to undertake the internship remotely in view of constraints regarding visa issuance, international travel and access to un premises.
To qualify for the United Nations Secretariat internship programme, applicants must, at the time of submission, be a graduate or enrolled in a graduate school programme (i.e. Master’s degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or, be a graduate or enrolled in the final academic year of a first-level university degree programme (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree) preferably in the area of law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a related field, OR have graduated with a university degree as defined above AND, if selected, must commence the internship on the date specified in the Acceptance letter.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in English or French is required, knowledge of the other is an asset. Knowledge of another United Nations official language would be an advantage (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).