Organization Name: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
Closing Date of application: 13-10-2015
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution responsible for the human dimension of the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). ODIHR’s activities are implemented in 57 participating States in accordance with ODIHR’s political mandate. Among ODIHR’s main fields of activities are election observations, as well as a large number of assistance projects in the areas of democratic institution building, the rule of law and human rights.
The interns will be engaged in assisting the following programmes within the Human Rights Department: the Monitoring and Response Programme, the Capacity Building Programme, the Human Rights, Gender and Security Programme, the Human Rights and Anti-Terrorism Programme and the Freedom of Religion or Belief Programme.
The ODIHR Human Rights Department is looking to recruit three interns for a 6 months’ period starting in January, May and July 2016 respectively. (Please note the starting date is subject to change. Please kindly mention your availability dates in the cover letter).
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover any expenses incurred by the intern during his/her stay nor reimburse travel expenses. Some compensation towards the cost of living may be offered to interns who do not reside in the place of assignment, subject to approval of the 2016 Unified Budget.
The selected intern may participate in the group health insurance scheme at his/her own expense, but the OSCE will cover life and accident/disability insurance. If the intern opts to arrange his/her own medical coverage, he/she shall provide evidence of medical coverage for the duty station he/she applies to, and for any eventual duty trip destinations.
The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
How To Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under this link. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see here.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.