The Secretariat of the WTO, Records and Archives Management Section, Information Management Services, Languages, Documentation and Information Management Division regularly recruits interns. For information on conditions and required qualifications please consult https://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/vacan_e/iypp_e.htm#WTO_Internship
1. Catalogue, index, describe and organize information resources using the corporate electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) and other tools.
2. Review boxes containing paper-based records to locate and identify specific records.
3. Participate in the preparation of dissemination activities.
4. Assist in other records-related tasks as necessary.
5. Provide regular updates of activities to supervisor.
| Education: |
Recognized qualification in information management, archival science, records management. At least one year of relevant postgraduate study.
|Knowledge and skills: |
Knowledge of international archival standards: e.g. ISAD(G), ISAAR/CPF, EAD, MoReq.
Ability to describe records accurately and consistently in English.
Knowledge of preservation techniques for paper-based records.
Knowledge of new information technologies.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced knowledge of English. A good working knowledge of French or Spanish would be an asset.
|Additional Information: |
Interns receive a daily allowance of CHF 60 (including week-ends and official holidays falling within the selected period). Travel expenses to and from Geneva cannot be paid by the WTO, and such travel is not covered by the Organization's insurance.
Medical health insurance coverage is mandatory in Switzerland, and interns are responsible for organizing their own health insurance prior to commencing their internship at the WTO.
Interns are recruited from among nationals of WTO Member states.
Interns will have completed their undergraduate studies in a relevant discipline (information management, archival science, records management), and shall have completed at least one year of their postgraduate studies.
The minimum age for an intern shall be 21 years and the maximum age 30 years.
A roster of suitable candidates is maintained from which interns are selected. In addition to the regular internship programme, the need may also arise to recruit interns at short notice for particular tasks. These recruits will also be drawn from the roster. Names will not be maintained on the roster for longer than one year.
|APPLICANTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO SIT A WRITTEN EXAMINATION|
|APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.|
|Please note that all candidates must complete an online application form.|
To apply, please visit the WTO's E-Recruitment website at: erecruitment.wto.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
|All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the |
closing date - Geneva (Switzerland) time - stated in the vacancy announcement.