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The internship is located in the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna, Austria. This internship advertisement is to fill multiple internship positions on a rolling basis, throughout 2020. The duration of the internship is for an original period of three months, starting as soon as possible, renewable for three extra months (please indicate your earliest possible starting date in your cover letter).
Given the current situation due to COVID-19, interns who will be selected will have to start working remotely from their country of nationality/residence until the international travel restrictions are lifted and access to the Vienna International Centre can be granted.
UNODA at Vienna serves as the hub for disarmament and non-proliferation education, hosting the global Disarmament Education Dashboard (e-learning platform - https://www.disarmamenteducation.org/ ). This multi-purpose and multi-user platform serves as a resource pool for a wide range of introductory and advanced online trainings on disarmament and non-proliferation issues. The intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and management of this platform and gain practical knowledge and understanding on the project, resources planning, implementation, and operation of United Nations global information and communications technology.
The internship is UNPAID and full-time.
Interns will work five days per week (40 hours) under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Office.
For more information on the UNODA Office at Vienna, please visit the following website: https://www.un.org/disarmament/vienna
The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:
-Assisting in providing technical support towards the information architecture of the e-learning platform, (underlying databases MySQL)
-Assisting the technical team in designing the e-learning platform, using XML, SHTML and style pages (CSS, SASS)
-Performing other duties as assigned
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