Partnership & Advocacy Officer
UNODC Regional Centre for East Asia and the PacificCategory: Miscellaneous
Salary: Interns do not receive a salary or emoluments from the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, health insurance, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the interns or their sponsoring institutions.
Duration of Position: 2 - 6 months
Work Schedule: Full Time
This internship would involve working directly with the regional communications and advocacy officer on all media, advocacy and partnership issues involving UNODC in East Asia and the Pacific. It would include providing communications and advocacy support to our regional programme and projects, programme officers and country managers. Interns working with us could expect to attend and contribute to meetings with donors, Government and NGO partners, other UN agencies, international and local media, and the private sector. Their work would include writing and editing UNODC website material, publishing stories and project one-pagers, drafting articles, researching information on donors and partners, assisting with report launches and media enquires, and providing day-to-day support within the office.
The UNODC's internship programme is open for all students currently enrolled in or accepted to postgraduate or Masters programmes in fields related to journalism, communications, media studies, political and social sciences, economics, international relations, law, marketing, public and business administration, public health or other relevant programmes.
The internship would be ideal for students interested in a career in journalism, communications or public relations -- or looking for a comprehensive overview of the UN's response to drugs, crime and counter-terrorism.
How To Apply:
To apply, students interested in the UNODC Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific
Internship Programme should submit:
• A brief application letter indicating their areas of interest
• Proof of continuing studies (i.e. a letter of confirmation from a university)
• A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• A short essay in English (150-250 words) outlining their reasons for doing an
Interested students should email, fax or post their application to:
Ms. Manachat Suvannakul
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific 3rd floor, B Block, United Nations Building
Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok 10200 THAILAND
Tel: +662. 288.1074 Fax: +662.281.2129
For more information visit the website page the UNODC internship programme:
And to view the terms of reference for the Communications and Advocacy Internship:
Deadline To Apply: None
Posted: 07/08/2012 - 11:51 p.m.
Modified: 07/09/2012 - 10:36 a.m.
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