Org. Setting and Reporting
This internship is positioned in the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, located at Beirut (Yarze), Lebanon. The intern reports directly to the Chief, Political Unit and liaises closely with members of UNSCOL's political and other substantive units.
The preferred duration for this internship is four months. Flexible working arrangements can be agreed with the receiving office. The intern is required to work the equivalent of a minimum of at least two months on a full-time basis in order to receive recognition of service as an intern. An internship under such arrangements must be completed within a six-month period.
Applicants for this position are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as hiring may begin before the end of the vacancy posting period. Please read the ‘Special Notice’ paragraph carefully before applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The intern will provide support for the Mission’s Political Unit activities, according to a work plan and delivery schedule which will include, but are not limited to the following elements:
•Conduct research and compile information on selected issues relevant to Lebanon and the Middle East region.
•Assist in the drafting of geographical and thematic fact sheets.
•Assist in the compilation of presentations, papers and other documents as required.
•Assist in the monitoring of local, regional and international media, including social media.
•Assist in the preparation and organization of events and outreach activities.
•Attend conferences, workshops and other relevant public events as an observer and report back to UNSCOL.
•Translate media items and other documents from Arabic to English or English to Arabic
•Archiving and other administrative functions.
•Perform any other duties as requested