Brief chapter prepared to present basic aspects of International Organizations covering topics such as its main concepts, structures, processes and historical background. Find information about the upbringing of the first Intergovernmental Organizations and how these influenced the foundation of the United Nations years later. professional in the area,the different career levels and respective levels of education.
Understanding the Organization Provides readers with an overview of the United Nations through the presentation of its history, organizational goals and main organs. Introduces the complex UN System and the myriad of funds, programs, agencies and bodies it encompasses.
An introduction to United Nations System internship opportunities. In this chapter, you will learn which countries and regions have the most UN internship opportunities, and you will also find out about internship-related costs, and other important aspects directly linked to the opportunity – such as an intern`s routine, rights and duties, payment rates, and the possibility of being hired after the internship has been completed.
Presents the characteristics of selection processes for UN System internships, and how the vacancy advertisements take place, helping applicants to search and apply for these opportunities.
Assists candidates to construct a strong Resume, which is essential to reinforce their chances of success in this competitive selection process, and for them to stand out from the others. In this chapter, subjects such as the content and structure of an effective Resume, visual aspects, and common mistakes, will be covered and various tips are provided. A sample Resume is also provided.
Defines a Cover Letter (CL), presenting its basic structure and assisting candidates in the process of writing an effective CL for their UN internship application. A sample Cover Letter of a successful UN candidate is also included..
Prepares candidates, so that they perform successfully in the interview. This chapter describes how the interview is carried out for UN System recruitment initiatives, and what is expected from candidates during the process; it presents the interview method used by the United Nations selection team, and gives tips and suggestions for candidates to be better prepared for this stage of the selection process.
Written to help new interns to prepare and plan for the internship opportunity before it starts, with issues such as: travel, accommodation, transport and a basic understanding of the first day at work.
Written to help new staff members to prepare and plan for the job opportunity before it starts, with issues such as: travel, accommodation, transport and a basic understanding of the first day at work.
Reminds professionals of good etiquette rules in the workplace, giving advice on topics such as: how a staff member can stand out within an organization, everyday work and how to maintain a good relationship with your bosses and work colleagues.