Volunteer Intern

International Crisis Group, United States

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th September, 2020

Job Description

Crisis Group is looking for a volunteer to assist the UN Advocacy team. We are currently conducting interviews for this voluntary internship position and are looking for a volunteer who can start as soon as possible for a minimum of three to six months. The volunteer will be supervised by the UN Senior Analyst. The volunteer is expected to:

  • Track developments at the UN Security Council particularly regarding conflicts that are relevant to Crisis Group's work;
  • Monitor and summarise official documents including relevant reports by the Secretary-General, Security Council resolutions, and statements;
  • Schedule appointments, handle correspondence, keep track of calendars, travel and event coordination, take notes and answer phones;
  • Contribute to research and writing projects on various topics as necessary and be asked to attend meetings and events as a representative of the organisation.

The position is primarily administrative in nature but offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a high profile international NGO and to learn about the country specific and thematic issues as well as the UN system.

Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in international relations or a similar subject;
  • Understanding of the United Nations system, preferably with experience working or interning within the UN;
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English (other language proficiency a plus) and preferably French;
  • Good research and note taking skills;
  • Knowledge of Crisis Group reports helpful;
  • Administrative skills, organisational skills, self-motivation and flexible;
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, email and internet applications;
  • Authorisation to work in the United States.


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