Internship Opportunity in Graphic Design and Multimedia Production in Switzerland from United Nations

Date limite : 02 mai 2020

Bailleur de fonds: United Nations

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Internship Opportunity in Graphic Design and Multimedia Production in Switzerland from United Nations

United Nation offers an internship in graphic design and multi media production. The position is located in design and multimedia unit of the production and support service, division of conference management, united nations office at Geneva. This internship is proposed to start as soon as possible for a period of three months, with a possibility of extension for a maximum period of six months, depending on the needs of the department. The internship is unpaid and full-time. Interns will work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the design and multimedia unit.

Eligibility:

You must:

  • Be able to speak and write 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.
  • 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 and be 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 team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings..
  • Actively seeks to improve programs or services.
  • Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.
  • Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas.
  • Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas and thinks "outside the box".
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the united nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things and not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
  • English and French are the working languages of the united nations secretariat. For this internship, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
  • To qualify for an internship with the united nations internship program, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
  1. Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); OR
  2. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); OR
  3. Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

Your Responsibilities:

The graphic design intern will assist with the following duties:

  1. Develops branding material and graphics used in print, digital and videos platforms, such as flyers, posters, digital signage and motion graphics.
  2. Photography for print and electronic products.
  3. Provides editorial/design inputs to enhance the united nations Geneva websites.
  4. Creates graphically engaging presentations and materials.
  5. Edits images and videos for communications activities.
  6. Participates in organizing and setting up for special events organized and/or supported by the design and multimedia unit as necessary.

Benefits:

On completion of the internship, the intern will have gained:

  • An excellent understanding of the UN secretariat, its role and mission.
  • Valuable experience in graphic design in a global, multicultural environment.
  • Design and writing skills for public information and communications in an international context.
  • Extensive exposure to managers and staff members of the UN secretariat and the UN system.

About United Nations:

The United Nations (UN), was established in 1945, is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world.

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