The Swiss Confederation is the national government and its institutional bodies. It is divided into the departments of the corresponding government executive member. The departments are:
The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in NY is currently offering a full-time internship for a duration of 12 months, starting on 1 April 2023. The remuneration for this position is USD 3,400 per month (gross salary).
As an intern, you will gather firsthand working experience at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations during the membership on the Security Council. You will work closely with our diplomatic staff and gain invaluable insights into the workings and dynamics of the organization and member states at one of the largest Swiss representations abroad. You will be in regular exchange with UN diplomats, academia and civil society organizations and provide support to the Mission Staff on specific thematic files.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is flexible, resilient, can work under pressure, and is capable of interconnected thinking.
The candidate should possess the following general qualifications:
The intern’s tasks will include:
In order to qualify for an internship, candidates must:
Please apply by e-mail only and send all documents in PDF format only. Please write "Peace and Security internship – [Name]" in the subject line of your email to ensure prompt processing of your application.
Pre-selected applicants will be contacted within approx. one week after the application deadline and receive confirmation approx. 2 weeks after the application deadline. The selection process includes a short set of tests.
Applications (in English) must include:
We will not engage in any correspondence during the selection process. Applications for internships should be sent to: email@example.com.
Application deadline is: Sunday, 12 February 2023