The purpose of the United Nations University Internship Programme at the Office of the Rector is
The RO Internship Programme accepts interns to work in the Office of the Rector for a period of four months. Running parallel to most university semesters, interns are selected twice per year, once in June-July for the fall term and once in November-December for the spring term. The fall term begins in early September and lasts until the end of December. The spring term runs from early February to the end of May. Visit the application page for the specific dates for each term.
Interns work full time during the regular working hours of the University: 9:30–17:30, Monday to Friday. Weekends and official UNU holidays are days off. Interns are provided office space and facilities as appropriate for their work and participate in an orientation session at the commencement of their internship.
Interns at the Office of the Rector are provided a monthly stipend in addition to a fixed transportation allowance for their commute to and from the UNU Headquarters building. Interns at the Office of the Rector also enjoy free access to the Headquarters’ library and gym and have the unique opportunity to learn about, contribute to and provide assistance in the organization of conferences, lectures and academic forums and symposiums that take place throughout the year.
Interns at the Office of the Rector have the opportunity to engage in a number of ongoing initiatives that provide a unique window into the working processes of the University. In broad terms, interns gain insight into and contribute to the priority areas of the University listed below. You can learn more about these priority areas in the relevant section of the University’s Strategic Plan 2009–2012 (SP).
In more concrete terms, interns will learn about and provide support to the following ongoing assignments, projects and initiatives within the Office of the Rector:
The qualifications which will be considered in the application process include, but are not limited to, the following. The ideal candidate
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