INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2023/WCR SI 2)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2023/WCR SI 2
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 11 May 2023 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
12 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

World Climate Research (WCR) 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. 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 primary supervision of the Head WCR, but working closely with the Science and Communications Officer of the World Climate Research Division, the intern will perform the following duties:

- Support the production of science communication materials such as newsletters, brochures, and circulars for key WCRP activities (regular newsletters produced, brochures and circulars produced as needed)
- Content production for the WCRP, WCRP Academy, WCRP Open Science Conference websites and the WCRP portion of the WMO website, as well as social media platforms, disseminating news and events (regular news items and social media content produced) in close collaboration with the WMO Strategic Communications Office.
- Assist in providing logistical support to meetings and activities of the WCRP Lighthouse Activities (www.wcrp-climate.org/lha-overview), in particular "The WCRP Academy," "My Climate Risk" and "Safe Landing Climates" (meetings and activities supported)
- Support cross-department communication and outreach activities, including providing WCRP inputs to SI Department briefs, events, and other communications products.
- Any other duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
BSc or equivalent in environmental sciences, science (natural or social) or communications.

Experience
- Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme
- Experience in writing and editing reports, articles, or other texts (in English) is required
- 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


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.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 13 April 2023

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