INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2020/S 1)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2020/S 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 24 March 2020 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 April 2020
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Climate Monitoring and Policy Services
Services Department
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The statutory retirement age after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Head of Climate Monitoring and Policy Services, the intern will be supporting literature review on climate (change) indicators and their linkage with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that
are relevant to the climate change science and climate change adaptation frameworks. In particular the intern will:
1. Produce a table showing links of climate indicators with the United Nations SDGs
2. Carry out review research on the role of Climate change indicators in informing Climate Change Policy development (regulations, environment, energy, habitat, comprehensive risk management,..). A focus on one region will be decided commonly between the intern and the supervisor.
3. Produce a report on key findings on the above
4. Participate in the organization of relevant meetings and workshops
5. Carry out any other relevant duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor in Environmental, international studies, diplomacy or equivalent. Students finishing their University Degree in one of these fields are encouraged to apply.

Experience
Not required.

Other requirements
Strong Interpersonal Skills, Good analytical skills, familiarity with modern computer Software, Internet and Office Software. Knowledge in modern Data-science and tools (e.g. Python) is desirable.

Languages
Fluent English, written and spoken. Ability to communicate in French is desirable.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
The Secretary-General may appoint a candidate at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
Additional Information:
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview. CVs of qualified internship applicants who are not selected for a vacancy will generally be kept in a roster for two years.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 25 February 2020

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