Internship in Human Resources Management

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Duration: 3-6 working months

Duty Station: UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna

Organizational Context: The Department of Human Resources Management provides a broad range of services, including the development of policies, systems and tools that facilitate human resource management, thus enabling the Organization to achieve its business and strategic goals, while upholding the impartiality and fairness embodied in the Staff Regulations and Rules of UNIDO. As a service provider, the Department contributes to creating an organizational culture that is open, future-oriented and responsive in order to meet the diverse and changing needs of UNIDO's clients with emphasis on people and results, professionalism, innovation, managerial excellence, integrity, knowledge sharing, learning and cultural sensitivity.

Tasks: Under the overall guidance of the Director and the direct supervision of the Unit/Division Chief or Human Resource Specialist, the intern will perform the following tasks:

1. Study the work and functions of the Department of Human Resource Management;

2. Receive training on the processes of recruitment, learning and staff-related inputs/outputs;

3. Conduct legal and/or administrative research, draft reports and perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification requirements:

a.) Academic background: Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field.

b.) Computer literacy: Microsoft Windows, proficient use of processing tools such as Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.

c.) Core values: We live and act with Integrity; We show Professionalism; We respect Diversity.

d.) Core competencies: We focus on Results and Responsibilities; We focus on People; We Communicate and earn Trust; We think outside the box and Innovate.

How do I make sure my application is complete?

  • submit a fully completed Personal History Form
  • upload the proof of enrollment / certificate of graduation
  • indicate the time in which you are available for an internship with UNIDO
  • feel free to attach supporting documents (CV, reference letter, cover letter, language certificate, etc.)

Interested candidates are invited to Apply Here