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    Objectives:

    The purpose of the ITC Internship programme is to:

    • provide students from diverse academic backgrounds with the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in the area of trade-related technical assistance aimed to expand their academic, professional and personal learning; 
    • gain exposure and real world insights to working in an international environment and the chance to build valuable business networks; 
    • gain experience in the work of ITC and deepen their knowledge and understanding of ITC’s goal and mission; 
    • provide ITC with the assistance and enthusiasm of outstanding young students in various professional fields;
    • Bring novel perspectives, new ideas and fresh insights and specialised strengths and skill sets to ITC workplace.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    ITC may accept applicants to the Internship programme provided the following conditions are met at the time of application:

    a) Be enrolled in the second or final academic year of the first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
    b) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
    c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within one year of graduation.

    Applicants should have a good command of English or French.

    How to apply

    Please ensure that your application is complete before submission as incomplete applications will not be considered. You will be requested to upload a CV and a completed proof of enrolment form, signed and stamped, by your university/educational institution. Your application will remain active for six months. If you are not contacted within six months and still wish to be considered for an internship, you should reapply. To apply for the internship programme, please click here. In case you have any questions or have difficulty uploading your profile, please contact internships@intracen.org

    Are you passionate about international trade and development? Do you want to use your skills in policy, business or communications and learn more about the UN?

     

    Conditions of internship

    • The Learning and Development unit within the Human and Resources Section at ITC is looking for one intern. Please click here to read the Terms of References and on how to express interest. Please note, in light of the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote/virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict countries and developing countries. Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and Motivation Letter to ld@intracen.org.
    • The External Relations unit within the Strategic Planning, Performance and Governance section(SPPG) at ITC is looking for an intern. Click here to read the Terms of Reference and how to express interest.
      Please note, given the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote/virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict and developing countries. Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and Motivation Letter to ITC SPPG bbeuchel@intracen.org.
    • The Trade and Market Intelligence Section at ITC is looking for one intern. Please click here to read the Terms of References and on how to express interest. Please note, in light of the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote/virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict countries and developing countries. . Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and Motivation Letter to Cyril Chalendard cchalendard@intracen.org.
    • The ITC’s Ethical Fashion Initiative is looking for an intern to work on Communication and Events. Please click here to read the Terms of Reference for the position. Please note, given the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote and virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict and developing countries. Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and one-page motivation letter to efashion@intracen.org with the subject line “Internship application – EFI”, by 31st December 2021.
    • The ITC’s Ethical Fashion Initiative is looking for an intern to work on Corporate Sustainability Reporting. Please click here to read the Terms of Reference for the position. Please note, given the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote and virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict and developing countries. Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and one-page motivation letter to efashion@intracen.org with the subject line “Internship application – ESG Reporting”, by 31st December 2021.
    • The Office of the Executive Director at ITC is looking for an intern. Click here to read the Terms of Reference and how to express interest.
      Please note, given the current COVID-19 context, this internship is completely remote/virtual as part of ITC’s Pilot Remote Internship Programme. It is open to individuals from low-income countries, least developed countries, small island states, post-conflict and developing countries. Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and Motivation Letter to ITC New York Office itcnewyork@intracen.org.