International Paid Internship at UNSSC in Turin, Italy

The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) is looking for interns with its headquarters in Turin, Italy. The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) with its headquarters in Turin, Italy, is the United Nations institution for system-wide knowledge management, learning and training for the staff of the United Nations system.

Post Title:  Intern – Communications and social media

Duration: 6 months, starting January 2018

Duty Station: Turin, Italy

Organizational unit: UNSSC Directorate

Remuneration: 450€ per month



Applicants can be considered if they meet one of the following:

  • Are enrolled in a Master’s or in a Ph.D. programme; or
  • Are enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor’s programme; or
  • Are within one year after graduation from a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. programme.
    in the field of communications, public relations, languages, journalism or equivalent.

Previous work experience is not required, however experience in the field of
communications and public relations and experience working with professional social
media platforms are considered an asset. Knowledge of the UN is an advantage.

Language competencies:
Excellent command of written and spoken English required. Knowledge of Italian is preferable.

Computer skills:
Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite.

Other skills and competencies:

  • Ability to learn and act in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • High motivation to learn and grow professionally.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective
    working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;

 Application Process:

Eligible candidates interested in doing an internship at the United Nations System Staff College must submit in English:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae (resume);
  • A motivation letter, specifying why you would like to be considered for this internship;
  • For applicants who are currently enrolled in a degree programme, an endorsement from their University or Sponsoring Institution is required;
  • Applications should be submitted by e-mail to:
  • Please indicate in the subject “Application for Internship vacancy announcement 007″.

Application Deadline:  November 24, 2017