•  UN Internships in Egypt | UNODC Communications and Translation Intern

    UN Internships in Egypt | UNODC Communications and Translation Intern

    Location: Egypt

    Job Description

    This internship will be with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA), in Cairo for a maximum of 6 months.

    The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (40 hours).

    Applicants must be willing and prepared to undertake the internship remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.

    The objective of the internship is to gain expertise in the field of translation, advocacy, and communications as well as using the website as a communications tool. After a six-months assignment, the intern will have gained expertise and experience in writing for the United Nations, editing, translation, research, and will have become more familiar with terminology, tools and practices used at the UNODC.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Assist in online translation requests from the beginning until review by the direct supervisor;

    • Assist with editing and quality control of translations;

    • Translate stories, newsletters, social media content, video scripts and internal messages;

    • Provide feedback and guidance in terminology usage;

    • Contribute ideas to translation, editing and terminology process;

    • Media Monitoring: monitor traditional and online media for stories related to UNODC mandates and produce daily media reports

    • Support content creation for the ROMENA website (e.g. press releases, articles, newsletters, and web stories related to ROMENA activities/events);

    • Assist in report launches and media enquiries, including media outreach

    • Assist in organizing meetings, seminars and events to promote wider cooperation with donors, foundations, the private sector and government partners

    Job Requirements

    • Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

      • (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);

      • (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);

      • or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above)

    • Be computer literate in standard software applications;

    • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter

    • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

    • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic with fluency in speaking, reading and writing. Working knowledge of French is an asset.

    Job Details

    Company: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - UNODC

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

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