Apply for Paid Internship at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, New York, 2017

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, an initiative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, responds to a broad consensus across nations, cultures, and religions that all societies are interdependent, bound together in their development and security, and in their environmental, economic and financial well-being.

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is searching for a Communications and Programme intern who will help with doing these activities:
• Contribute to the writing, editing, proofreading, production, and updating of electronic and printed materials
• Assist with design, editing, and production of graphic materials to support online and offline communications
• Assist with publishing articles, press releases, photos, graphics and multimedia elements in the UNAOC website and other digital assets
• Support communications projects as they arise, including conducting research and summarizing relevant information
• Provide general administrative support including taking meeting minutes, setting up meetings and conference calls, etc.

Benefits

Interns may be qualified for a monthly stipend from UNOPS provided that they do not receive funds from other institutions. Further, UNOPS may provide a one-time travel lump sum of 500 USD. However, they must make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and necessary visa arrangements.

Eligibility

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree graduated within three years prior to the application date of the internship
Experience:

• Relevant experience in communications
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills, and experience in developing different types of content for different audiences and mediums
• Strong graphic design and layout skills, including familiarity with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop. Proficiency in Adobe Light room and/or Adobe After Effects would be a plus
• Basic HTML knowledge required
• Experience with WordPress is necessary
• Experience with other Content Management Systems (e.g. Drupal) is a bonus
• Ability to work independently on a number of separate, simultaneous tasks
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong research skills and proficiency in drawing relevant information from technical content
• Full command of Microsoft Office suite of products
• Plugged into the social media landscape
• Interested in global media and global migration
• A good understanding of the UN system and commitment to the UN mission

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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