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The internship at the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch is for at least two months with an opportunity for extension, pending on the needs of the department.
Successful applicants could work in one or more of several different areas which fall under the Branch's activities: the Conference on Disarmament, the Anti-Personnel Landmine Convention (APLC), the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), and the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW).
In addition, the Branch supports a large number of disarmament-related conferences.
The internship duration cannot exceed six months.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
The intern will:
1- provide assistance in drafting and preparing official documents, press releases and statements;
2- provide assistance in maintaining records and datasets;
3- attend and summarize conferences and meetings;
4- conduct research, including document, legal and internet searches;
5- provide assistance during conferences;
6- work on web presentations and social media presence;
7- Fulfil other duties as required.
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