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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: The External Relations Unit of the Regional Representation (in Brussels)


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: The External Relations Unit of the Regional Representation (in Brussels) is looking for an intern.
The External Relations Unit is responsible for media and awareness activities. Expected tasks: • Researching and summarising information on a variety of historic and current refugee issues • Monitoring and analyzing media coverage • Writing, editing and translating texts (English into French) • Assisting with the organisation of events • Work for media-related projects
Required qualifications: Graduate or advanced student, preferably with a communications or media background. Computer literacy and familiarity with social media are required. French as a native language, with written and oral fluency in English. Other languages of the region, particularly Dutch, are an asset. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.
What we offer: Work in an international environment; learning about refugee issues in Europe, as well as communications and external relations.
Period of internship: 1 June – 31 August – can be extended by 3 months. Location: Brussels
Your CV and covering letter - with the subject line ‘’PI Internship’’ - should be forwarded to: UNHCR, External Relations Unit, 11B Rue Van Eyck, Ixelles 1050, Brussels, Belgium or by email to BELBR@unhcr.org Deadline for submission is 26 May 2011, 9.00 a.m. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your interest.