Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention at United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – May 2024


Intern – Drug Control & Crime Prevention

Duties and Responsibilities

The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research on criminal justice aspects of terrorism prevention and on specific counter-terrorism related thematic areas;
  • Contribute to the elaboration of background documents, presentations, briefing notes, summaries, talking points and speeches;
  • Assist in the preparation of national and regional technical assistance workshops, meetings, high-level events and conferences;
  • Attend and take notes at meetings, as required; and
  • Perform other tasks, as necessary.

Qualifications/special skills

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent) (preferably in the area of Law or equivalent). (OFFICIAL WRITTEN PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY SUPPORTING ONE OF THE ABOVE POSSIBILITIES MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION);
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications;
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme.
  • Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

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