Communication and Multimedia Internship Opportunities in Geneva, Switzerland apply now.
Seize the chance to make a difference in environmental communications.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is welcoming applications for two Communications and Multimedia Intern positions at its Geneva office in Switzerland.
This internship opportunity is your gateway to hands-on experience in a global organization committed to environmental sustainability.
Communication and Multimedia Internship Opportunities in Geneva, Switzerland apply now
Join us in Geneva, a city at the forefront of international cooperation, and be part of UNEP’s impactful communications initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora regulates international trade in specimens of about 36,000 species listed in the three Appendices of the Convention.
In order to efficiently implement the Convention and ensure that when international wildlife trade occurs, it is legal, sustainable and traceable.
Parties to CITES need to have in place adequate national legislation and designate one or more Management and Scientific authorities.
The role of the Secretariat is to support Parties in the effective implementation of the Convention and the related Resolutions and Decisions.
To further assist Parties and to ensure that the Convention continues to respond to current conservation needs and challenges.
The Conference of the Parties is directing the Secretariat to undertake an increasing number of specific activities.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise is willing to learn from others.
Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two way communication, tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience and demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Keeps abreast of available technology.
Understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office.
Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks.
Shows willingness to learn new technology.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship.
Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an advantage.
Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.