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Internship (Research Support) Education: Ref: DO-oct-2017 (4-6 months)

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Closing date:
20-10-2017
Job Description
Internship supporting research, International Bureau of Education, UNESCO, Geneva, Switzerland. Fluent in English. Unpaid. 4-6 months.


OVERVIEW 
The incumbent, under the overall authority and supervision of the IBE Director, will carry out the following tasks and provide support for and assistance with:
  • the drafting of background research
  • the preparation of documents and presentations
  • assisting the Director in the systematization, analysis and reporting of data relating to IBE activities and impacts
  • assisting the Director in other specific tasks associated with the Director’s Office (logistics and administration)
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Advanced University Degree or currently enrolled in a Graduate Degree, ideally in Education, Curriculum, Pedagogy, or a related field

Skills/Competencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong computer skills
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills
  • Creative open-minded team player with strong initiative and willingness to learn
  • Capacity to work effectively in teams and in a multicultural working environment

Languages
  • Excellent English language skills and a good working knowledge of another UN Official language would be an asset
 
BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS
Please note that this internship is unpaid. The intern is responsible for all expenses related to the internship, including lodging, meals and transportation to and from Geneva. The intern must be self-insured through a medical provider.

Deadline: before midnight (Geneva time) on 20th of October 2017.

 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 To apply, please send a letter of application and your CV in English, quoting reference number: (DO-oct-2017) to the International Bureau of Education (IBE - UNESCO), by email to administration@ibe.unesco.org . Application files should reach the IBE before midnight (Geneva time) on 20th of October 2017.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.