Organisational Unit: UNU Centre, Tokyo, Japan
The United Nations University (UNU) Office of Communications in Tokyo is accepting applications for unpaid summer internships in the following specialty areas:
Selected candidates will be expected to spend a minimum of two months (between June and September 2018) assisting and supporting all aspects of the day-to-day work of the UNU Office of Communications. Longer internships are also available if desired.
Interns will have an opportunity to contribute to several ongoing initiatives that provide a unique window into a UN HQ communications office, thereby gaining valuable experience in collaborative communications and project management in a multicultural, international organisation.
Interns are anticipated to be university students enrolled in educational programmes or new graduates with a degree in journalism, marketing, communications, media, political science, public relations, web development, or another related field. The ideal candidate will:
Candidates should preferably reside in the Tokyo area. UNU does not provide interns with financial assistance, visa arrangements, a stipend or travel assistance; therefore, interns must be able to support themselves in the Tokyo metropolitan area for the duration of the internship.
Interns will be provided with a desk, a computer, relevant software/tools, and access to UNU Headquarters facilities including the library and gym. They will also receive a Certificate of Completion and a professional letter of reference for their service to the UNU.
To apply, send your CV/resume and a cover letter (in English) to UNU Head of Communications Hillary McBride at firstname.lastname@example.org. Explain why you are interested in working with the UNU Office of Communications and what skills you would bring to the team.
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed and may be required to provide academic references and/or take a brief test.
By Email: email@example.com