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This internship position is located in the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) within the Department of Peace Operations (DPO) in New York.
Established in 1997, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms.
As a specialized service of the United Nations located within the Department of Peace Operations, UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates of both the General Assembly and the Security Council. UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.
For more information on UNMAS please visit www.mineaction.org/unmas.
The Internship is for six (6) months. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.
The intern's role will be to assist Senior Administrative Officer with the various initiatives under the transformation programme at UNMAS in the Department of Peace Operations (DPO). Under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Administrative Officer, specific tasks may include:
- Contribute to the activities associated with process re-engineering projects;
- Prepare As-Is and To-Be process maps for the processes;
- Coordinate with other UNMAS teams to collect data and information about processes;
- Prepare process documentation and reports
- Assist in the digitization of processes
- Organize workshops and meetings for the programme;
- Perform other related duties, as required.
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