Intern (Public Information/Communications)

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Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)H (no hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)

Family

Staff Member / Affiliate TypeInternship

Target Start Date2024-01-23

Job Posting End DateDecember 25, 2023

Terms of ReferenceUNHCR Representation in Japan
Internship Programme (Public Information/Communications)

Duration: 6 months or longer/ Min. 4 working days per week
Number of Post: One

ใ€Starting dateใ€‘
22 January 2024

ใ€Qualificationใ€‘
- Recent university graduate (within 2 year) or current student in graduate/undergrad programme and completed at least 2 years of undergrad in relevant field.
- Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant to the work of UNHCR.
Preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled in graduate or higher degree programmes in one of the following areas: social science, humanities, international relations, international law, journalism etc with demonstrated interest in pursuing and advocating human rights and/or refugee issues.
- Applicants will be fluent in English and Japanese, both written and spoken.
- Additional consideration will be given for past professional work experiences at NGOs and/or corporates, including volunteering, internship and other office work and translation experiences.
- Strong applicants will have a good knowledge of MS Office programmes and Internet applications, with excellent research skills using the Internet and statistical data.
- Applicants will have the ability to adapt and work as part of a team in a multicultural environment with a strong sense of responsibility and minimal supervision.

Note: An individual whose father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sister is a staff member of UNHCR, including a Temporary Appointment holder or a member of the Affiliate Workforce, is not eligible for an internship.

ใ€Taskใ€‘
- Press clippings; news monitoring and analysis
- Translating English articles for website and SNS
- Assist in production of PI materials and public announcements
- Responding to public enquiries
- Assist in other PI related work

ใ€Working Hoursใ€‘
9:30-17:30
Work in the office 2-3 days per week (negotiable)

ใ€Working Conditionsใ€‘
The position requires physical presence in the office and hence one must be located within commuting distance of the office. Flexible working arrangements may be considered on an ad hoc basis.

ใ€Allowanceใ€‘
Food and Local Transportation Allowance is payable in accordance with UNHCRโ€™s internship policy

ใ€Other Conditionsใ€‘
- The first 2 weeks will be a trial period.
- No expectation of employment at the end of the internship.
- You will not be eligible to apply for a post with UNHCR during the period of the internship and for the 6 months immediately following the expiration date thereof.
- Interns must be able to work fairly independently and demonstrate initiative and flexibility to effectively benefit from an internship in UNHCR.

ใ€Applicationใ€‘
Complete filling necessary information into Workday. Also, attach 2 documents;
1. Cover letter in English indicating motivation for applying, area(s) of interest and a possible starting/ending date. This letter should not be longer than one page (A4 size).
2 . CV in Japanese

*** THIS IS A LOCAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AND CANDIDATES MUST HAVE THE NECESSARY LEGAL STATUS IN THE COUNTRY TO TAKE UP THIS POSITION.

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Other informationInternship for External Relations and Public Information
Candidates will be selected according to their qualification and capacityThis position doesn't require a functional clearance

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