News Writing / Reporting – Public Information Intern – News and Content – Russian

World Health Organization (WHO)


Work Location
Anticipated length
min 4 – max 6 months
Duties and Obligations
The Unit is on the lookout for interns who want to achieve hands-on expertise within the UN newsroom, notably within the manufacturing of day by day information, in-depth options and different multimedia merchandise in Russian. The intern’s duties will embody:  Drafting Russian information articles by integrating and translating data from varied sources, together with reviews, press releases, official statements, resolutions, and many others.  Translating English video scripts, picture captions and different texts into Russian.  Proofreading information articles earlier than and after publication.  Help with fact-checking and background analysis.  Help within the manufacturing of graphic, visible and audio content material.  The intern will likely be inspired to work on characteristic tales and conduct analysis and interviews, and draft characteristic tales.  Reviewing the partnerships database by collaborating with the UN Partnerships Unit and on the lookout for new digital media and different companions, together with discovering reliable entities that work on fact-checking and media literacy.  Carry out different duties as assigned, together with outreach.
{Qualifications}/particular abilities
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations New York Headquarters Internship Programme, Division of International Communications, the next circumstances have to be met: 1. Candidates should: (a) be enrolled in or have accomplished a graduate college programme in communication, journalism, worldwide relations, public administration, English or translation research (second college diploma or equal, or greater); or (b) be enrolled in or have accomplished the ultimate tutorial 12 months of a primary college diploma programme in communication, journalism, worldwide relations, public administration, English or translation research (minimal Bachelor’s stage or equal). 2. Be pc literate in customary phrase processing and spreadsheets software program purposes akin to Microsoft Phrase and Excel or related; Have a demonstrated eager curiosity within the work of the United Nations and have a private dedication to the beliefs of the Constitution; and have a demonstrated capability to efficiently work together with people of various cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which embody willingness to try to perceive and be tolerant of differing opinions and views. Particular Discover A accomplished on-line software (Cowl Word and Private Historical past Profile) is required. Incomplete purposes is not going to be reviewed. The Cowl Word should embody: – Diploma Programme (What are you at the moment learning?) – Commencement Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?) – Record the IT abilities and programmes that you’re proficient in. – Record your prime three areas of curiosity. – Clarify why you’re the finest candidate for this particular internship. – Clarify your curiosity within the United Nations Internship Programme. Candidates who’re kids or siblings of a workers member shall not be eligible to use for an internship on the United Nations. The analysis of candidates will likely be performed on the premise of the data submitted within the software in response to the analysis standards of the job opening and the relevant inside legislations of the United Nations together with the Constitution of the United Nations, resolutions of the Basic Meeting, the Employees Laws and Guidelines, administrative issuances and tips. Candidates should present full and correct data pertaining to their private profile and {qualifications} in response to the directions offered in inspira to be thought of for the present job opening. No modification, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to purposes which have been submitted. Candidates below severe consideration for choice will likely be topic to reference checks to confirm the data offered within the software. Competencies Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and successfully. Listens to others, accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks inquiries to make clear, and reveals curiosity in having two-way communication. Tailors language, tone, model and format to match the viewers. Demonstrates openness in sharing data and holding folks knowledgeable. Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to attain organizational objectives. Solicits enter by genuinely valuing others’ concepts and experience; is keen to be taught from others. Locations crew agenda earlier than private agenda. Helps and acts in accordance with remaining group resolution, even when such selections could not solely replicate personal place. Shares credit score for crew accomplishments and accepts joint accountability for crew shortcomings. Shopper orientation: Considers all these to whom companies are offered to be “purchasers” and seeks to see issues from purchasers’ standpoint. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with purchasers by gaining their belief and respect. Identifies purchasers’ wants and matches them to acceptable options. Screens ongoing developments inside and out of doors the purchasers’ surroundings to maintain knowledgeable and anticipate issues. Retains purchasers knowledgeable of progress or setbacks in tasks. Meets timeline for supply of services or products to consumer. No working expertise is required to use for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your coaching, training, advance course work or abilities ought to profit the United Nations throughout your internship. Candidates to the UN Internship Programme will not be required to have skilled work expertise. Nevertheless, a area of examine that’s carefully associated to the kind of internship that you’re making use of for is required. Candidates have to be a pupil within the remaining 12 months of the primary college diploma (bachelor or equal), Grasp’s or Ph.D. Programme or equal, or have accomplished a Bachelor’s, Grasp’s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above standards? If sure, please point out which one and connect proof to the applying. Please be aware thatyou should present an official certificates at a later stage. Candidates should have good data of ordinary software program purposes, particularly MS Phrase, MS PowerPoint, and MS Groups. Have you ever accomplished a UN Internship earlier than? If sure, please embody the UN entity in addition to concrete dates?
English or French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship marketed, fluency in each English and Russian is required. Data of one other UN official language is fascinating.
Further Info
The internship is situated within the Russian Language Unit, UN Information Part II of the Information and Media Division, Division of International Communications, which produces information and have tales on multimedia platforms together with radio, video, picture and net. Interns work below the supervision of the Chief of the Russian Unit, UN Information Part II. It’s designed to be a distant internship.
Intern Particular textual content
Interns will not be financially remunerated by the United Nations. Prices and preparations for journey, visas, lodging and residing bills are the accountability of interns or their sponsoring establishments. Interns who will not be residents or everlasting residents of the nation the place the internship is undertaken, could also be required to acquire the suitable visa and work/employment authorization. Profitable candidates ought to talk about their particular visa necessities earlier than accepting the internship supply.
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