INTERNSHIP/GAW (INTERNSHIP)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: Internship
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 6 October 2023 Under Recruitment
POST

INTERNSHIP/GAW
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
6 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

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

Work programme: Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW)

-To support the administrative tasks (clean minutes, drafting mails, updating mail lists, follow up on activities from meetings, contacting focal points, writing invitation letters) linked to the coordination of the Expert Teams and Scientific Advisory Groups in atmospheric composition,

-To support the administrative tasks linked to the capacity development in GAW: Intercomparisons, preparation of workshops/trainings,

-To follow up with the GAW station application process,
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor or Master of Science (MSc) in Environmental Sciences. A specialisation in sustainable and Urban Development is desirable as well as knowledge of atmospheric composition requirements.

Experience
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience. Any experience related to operational management and managing online events will be asset.

Other requirements
Able to work independently and with minimum supervision in a team environment. Excellent knowledge of written and oral communication. Good knowledge and experience with social media, websites.

Languages
Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of other WMO official languages 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.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 7 September 2023

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