Applications are currently invited for UNFCCC’s Internship Programme in Germany. To be eligible for this internship position, an undergraduate degree should have been completed with work on a Master degree in progress. The usual duration of an internship program is two months, but can be extended for an additional period of two months by mutual consultation and consent. Interns are not financially remunerated by the UNFCCC secretariat. The deadline for receipt of applications is generally around 2 months before the start of the internship period.
Eligible Fields: The major objective of this internship programme is to provide a framework through which postgraduate students from different academic backgrounds would be assigned to the UNFCCC secretariat to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments.
Eligibility: i) An undergraduate degree should have been completed with work on a Master degree in progress. Applicants should therefore be enrolled in a recognized university course of study in fields related to the work of the UNFCCC secretariat (including economics, environmental sciences, international law, international relations, natural sciences, political science, human resources and/or public administration, event management, IT/computer sciences, and communication) at the time of application and during the entire period of internship.
- ii) Applicants should be able to work in English.
Applicants pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and postgraduate stages should have completed at least four years of study and be a student at the time of application and during the internship.
Internships for ?: Applicants of all national groups are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Payment: Interns are not financially remunerated by the UNFCCC secretariat. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the intern or his/her sponsoring institution.
Internship Info: This internship programme seeks to provide a framework that will allow postgraduate students from different academic backgrounds to the UNFCCC secretariat to develop their educational acumen through hands on practical work assignments. This program will allow candidates to gain insight into the work of the United Nations and provides assistance and training in various professional fields.
Number of Internships: Not Indicated
Internship Period: The normal duration of an internship is two months, which can be extended for an additional period of two months by mutual consultation and consent. The total duration may exceptionally be extended to a maximum period of six months when there are special academic requirements or special needs of the receiving programme.
Notification: The notification period is not Known
How to Apply: Applications from applicants may be forwarded by e-mail or normal mail directly, or through a sponsoring institution to: Ms Pascaline Anapak, Intern Focal Point, UNFCCC, P.O. Box 260124, D-53153 Bonn, Germany or e-mail address: internship-at-unfccc.int.
Deadline: Note that the deadline for submission of applications is 2 months before the start of the internship period i.e. Mid-June; deadline for fall internships (mid-September to mid November).
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