Monthly Archives: February 2010

Job: PAID Internship at ILO in Geneva, Switzerland

Vacancy No: IPEC/INTERN 10

Position title: IPEC Internship for summer 2010

Grade: NO-A

Contract type: Internship

Duration of contract: 3 to 6 months

Date: 9 November 2009

Deadline for application: 31 May 2010
(102 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications

Organization unit: IPEC

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

Description of Duties
Internship with IPEC provide an opportunity for students who are pursuing a course of study in fields related to child labour to:
– Increase their understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of IPEC;
– Gain practical work experience in the field of child labour and its links to other related fields, such as education, youth employment, gender, agriculture, mining, etc.

Under the supervision of a professional in IPEC, typical assignments for interns include:

– Review and analyse literature
– Undertake research in a particular subject area
– Organise data and documents
– Develop tools and guidelines
– Draft reports and conduct case studies
– Participate in on-going projects implementation and/or evaluation

Required Qualifications
Interns should have completed graduate and/or post graduate studies or be in the final year of undergraduate studies in related fields.

Experience in research and/or academic/voluntary work in the related area(s) would be an advantage.

Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish. Knowledge of the second language or Portuguese would be an advantage.

– Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
– Show willingness to acquire new knowledge
– Ability to work as a member of a team
– Ability to produce quality results in time
– Ability to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment

Additional Information:
Applicants for internships can be of any nationality.

An intern should not be a close relative of a serving ILO official.

Applicants should indicate the following information in your covering letter: – Field(s) of interest – Proposed dates – Region(s)/country( ies) that you are interested.

Please note that due to the large number of applicants, we are not in a position to reply to each request and only short-listed applicants will be contacted for telephone interview.

Internship positions are filled on an on-going basis during a year as appropriate assignments are identified.

We will contact you if any suitable opportunity is identified for your profile.

Interns based at headquarters in Geneva without any external source of funding will receive CHF1,500 per month as a stipend.

Thank you very much for your interest in the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour.

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Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form.
To apply, please visit ILO’s e-Recruitment website at:
erecruit.ilo. org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account – – should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants.