INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2022/WWRP SI 2)

5 October 2022
 
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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2022/WWRP SI 2
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 7 October 2022
2 day(s) until closing deadline - Internships
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
12 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

World Weather Research Division
Science and Innovation Department
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the primary supervision of the Head, but working closely with the WWRP team, the intern will perform the following duties:

- Develop and maintain regular production of science communication materials such as newsletters, web stories, brochures, and circulars for key WWRP activities in collaboration with the WMO central communications team and the Science and Innovation department;
- Identify key internal and external contacts and opportunities to facilitate communication efforts;
- Support the maintenance of the Research Expert Network for current and new members of our community of experts;
- Support the production of an evaluation brochure with the main achievements of the WWRP since 2016 until 2023;
- Support the WWRP team in providing logistical and administrative support to meetings and activities of the WWWP, specifically the Working Groups and core projects;
- Any other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
BSc or equivalent in environmental sciences, science (natural or social) or communications. A Masters degree would be an advantage.

Experience
- Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme
- Proficient knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and common audio and video software applications
- Experience of working with websites and social media platforms is desirable
- Experience of working with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign is desirable


Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written) is essential. Knowledge of the other official languages of WMO would be an advantage

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
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.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 9 September 2022