The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.
The United Nations at Lebanon is offering an internship opportunity in Conference Services for final-year students and graduates from anywhere in the world to join the team in Beirut, Lebanon for 2021.
The duration of an ESCWA internship is normally two months on a full-time basis – this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months. The internship certificate is awarded on the recommendation of the supervisor.
You are expected to:
1- Translate from and to English and Arabic, subject to revision, documents covering a broad range of subjects dealt with by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, i.e., political, social, legal, economic, financial, administrative, scientific and technical.
2- Conduct the necessary research using all available information sources.
3- Produce reliable and acceptable draft translations that accurately reflect the substance of the original language text along with accurate and faithful summary records of meetings.
4- Attend meetings as part of a team, take notes either directly from statements delivered and subsequently uses the notes to produce draft summary records, subject to revision.
5- Contribute to the compilation of terms in specific fields for review and validation by senior revisers.
6- Perform other related duties as required.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
– Leadership and Teamwork
– Communication Skills
18 - 24, 25 - 35
From 1 month to 6 months
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