NACIONES UNIDAS. Prácticas profesionales en el Departamento de Español

INTERN – SPANISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMME. Sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York. Dirigidas a personas que estén cursando estudios universitarios o los hayan finalizado recientemente. El plazo de presentación de candidaturas finaliza el 21 de noviembre. Estas pasantías no estarían remuneradas y tendrían una duración de 3 meses (con posibilidad de extensión).

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El plazo de presentación de candidaturas finaliza el 21 de noviembre y han de enviarse a través de Inspira. Para ello es necesario abrir previamente una cuenta en este portal:
 Posting Title: 
 Job Code Title: 
 Department/ Office: 
 Department of Management 
 Duty Station:  NEW YORK 
 Posting Period: 
 6 November 2014-21 November 2014 
 Job Opening number: 
 14-HRE-DM-38406-R-NEW YORK 
 United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity 
 Special Notice 
 A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:
•the title of the degree you are currently pursuing or have recently completed (within the past six months) and the graduation Date (when will you be graduating/graduated from the programme)
•List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in
•Explain why you are the best candidate for this particular internship
•Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme

The Personal History Profile must include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted. 
 Org. Setting and Reporting 
 This internship is located in the Spanish Language Programme, Language and Communications Programme (LCP), Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development Section (LLODS), Learning, Development and HR Services Division (LDSD), Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM), Department of Management (DM).

•The internship is for an initial period of three months, with the possibility of extension.
•The internship is unpaid.
•Interns work full-time: seven hours per day (35 hours), five days per week (Monday-Friday).
•Interns report to the Coordinator of the Spanish Language Programme. 
 Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•Researching and compiling information relevant to the projects performed by the Spanish Programme and contributing ideas to them;
•Entering and classifying data and organizing documents, materials and resources of the Spanish Programme;
•Coordinating events held by the Spanish Programme such as meetings, training and information sessions, etc.;
•Developing information documents and marketing materials;
•Assisting in most of the daily work related to the UN Language and Communications Programme;
•Other ad hoc duties as assigned.

Duties will also depend on the individual’s background and on the needs of the Spanish Language Programme as well as the internship period. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in the daily pedagogical work of the Spanish Programme team (attending meetings, work sessions…) and in some meetings of the UN Language and Communications Programme. Also they will have the opportunity to attend some classes of other Language Programmes (Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Russian). 
-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
-Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

-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

Technological Awareness:
-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 
 Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in 3.1 (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

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 ideas 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. 
 Work Experience 
 •Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme. However, experience in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language to adults is an advantage.
•Applicants are expected to be computer literate in standard software applications and should be familiar with file hosting services (such as Dropbox).
•Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to successfully work and interact in a multi-cultural environment. 
 Fluency in English, both oral and written, is required. Applicant must have a B2 or Vantage level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.  Applicants must be proficient in Spanish. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage. 
 Assessment Method 
 Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration. 
 United Nations Considerations 
 Job openings posted on the Careers Portal are taken off at midnight (New York time) on the deadline date.

Applications are automatically pre-screened according to the published evaluation criteria of the job opening on the basis of the information provided by applicants. Applications cannot be amended following submission and incomplete applications shall not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to a reference checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on «The Application Process» and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” on the upper right side of the browser on Inspira.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8). The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law. 
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El  Programa de Idiomas en la Sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York está buscando a personas que puedan colaborar haciendo unas prácticas profesionales o pasantías en el Departamento de Español.  Estas prácticas o pasantías no estarían remuneradas y tendrían una duración de 3 meses (con posibilidad de extensión). Los candidatos deben de estar cursando estudios universitarios o haberlos finalizado recientemente.

Se puede acceder al texto de la convocatoria haciendo clic en el siguiente enlace:

Información complementaria de la oferta:

El plazo de presentación de candidaturas finaliza el 21 de noviembre y han de enviarse a través de Inspira. Para ello es necesario abrir previamente una cuenta en este portal: