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2016 UNFCCC’s Internship Programme in Germany

2016 UNFCCC’s Internship Programme in Germany

04.04.2016 12:02

Applications are invited for UNFCCC’s Internship Programme in GermanyIn order to be eligible an undergraduate degree should have been completed with work on a Master degree in progress. The normal duration of an internship is two months, which can be extended for an additional period of two months by mutual consultation and consent. Interns are not financially remunerated by the UNFCCC secretariat. The deadline for receipt of applications is generally around 2 months before the start of the internship period.

Field of Internship: The objective of the internship programme is to provide a framework through which postgraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to the UNFCCC secretariat to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments.
Course Level: 
Internship
Internship Provider: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Internship can be taken at: 
Germany

Eligibility: i) An undergraduate degree should have been completed with work on a Master degree in progress. Applicants should therefore be enrolled in a recognized university course of study in fields related to the work of the UNFCCC secretariat (including economics, environmental sciences, international law, international relations, natural sciences, political science, human resources and/or public administration, event management, IT/computer sciences, and communication) at the time of application and during the entire period of internship.
ii) Applicants should be able to work in English.
Applicants pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and postgraduate stages should have completed at least four years of study and be a student at the time of application and during the internship.

Internship Open for International Students: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? Interns are not financially remunerated by the UNFCCC secretariat. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the intern or his/her sponsoring institution.

Internship Description: The objective of the internship programme is to provide a framework through which postgraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to the UNFCCC secretariat to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments. It allows selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the United Nations and provides assistance and training in various professional fields.

Internship Duration: The normal duration of an internship is two months, which can be extended for an additional period of two months by mutual consultation and consent. The total duration may exceptionally be extended to a maximum period of six months when there are special academic requirements or special needs of the receiving programme.

How to Apply: Applications from prospective interns may be forwarded by e-mail or normal mail directly, or through a sponsoring institution to: Ms Pascaline Anapak, Intern Focal Point, UNFCCC, P.O. Box 260124, D-53153 Bonn, Germany or e-mail address: internship-at-unfccc.int.

Internship Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of applications is generally around 2 months before the start of the internship period i.e. Mid-June; deadline for fall internships (mid-September to mid November).

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