Apply For 2016 UNU Junior Fellows Internship Programme, Japan

Apply For 2016 UNU Junior Fellows Internship Programme, Japan

The United Nations University Office of the Rector is inviting applications for Junior Fellows Internship Programme for spring 2016. Applicants must be currently pursuing or has recently completed postgraduate studies (master’s or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University’s work are eligible to apply. The junior fellow position is unpaid (i.e. there is no remuneration), one may participate in the programme on a student visa, the applicant is required to secure accommodation on their own. Two to a maximum of five junior fellows are selected for each term.

The United Nations University Office of the Rector recruits highly qualified applicants to work as Junior Fellows at the UNU headquarters in Tokyo. Junior Fellows are recruited through a competitive application process twice per year.

‣ Graduate students interested in the work of the United Nations — and in particular, UNU — are encouraged to apply.

‣ The underlying principles of the UNU Junior Fellows Internship Programme at the Office of the Rector are centred on creating a dynamic, challenging and rewarding experience for graduate level students and young professionals.

‣ Successful candidates will contribute to the work of the Office of the Rector, the United Nations University, and the UN system as a whole. The programme provides opportunities for the development of new skills and knowledge and is a unique and constructive setting for the practical application of capacities acquired through graduate studies.

‣ The programme places a strong emphasis on the training, guidance, and hands-on experience that form the foundation of a successful and beneficial internship. The programme opens with a one-week orientation designed to familiarize junior fellows with UNU, their co-workers, facilities and the working processes within the Office of the Rector.

‣ The knowledge and practical experience gained will also be beneficial to those candidates seeking a career in the United Nations. Junior fellows at the Office of the Rector can expect to gain valuable work experience while contributing in meaningful ways to UNU’s mission.

Eligibility

The candidate for UNU Junior Fellows Internship programme need to meet the following criteria:

‣ is currently pursuing or has recently completed postgraduate studies (master’s or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University’s work;

‣ is under 32 years of age at the time of application;

‣ must not have more than 5 years of work experience in their related field;

‣ has a native or near fluent command of written and spoken English;

‣ has excellent research, writing and analytical skills;

‣ can establish and maintain effective working relations with people from diverse backgrounds;

‣ demonstrates resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving;

‣ has advanced computer skills: sound, hands-on, knowledge of standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, etc.); and

‣ has a demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and more specifically, in the work of the United Nations University.

Notification of UNU Junior Fellows Internship results

‣ At the end of each stage, both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified of the status of their application. Successful applicants will be given instructions on the next stage of the application process.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ The application process is conducted in two stages. Therefore, the total amount of time for the process depends on how far the applicant advances. Starting from the deadline for the first stage of the application, each stage takes approximately one week.

‣ Internship Applications are due on 25 October 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about UNU Junior Fellows Internship

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