Internship - Division for Europe, Vienna, Austria

Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Country: Austria

City: Vienna, Austria

Office: IAEA Vienna, Austria

Closing date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021


Division for Europe

( TAL-TCEU20201111-001 )

Organization: TCEU-Division for Europe

Primary Location: Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters

Job Posting: 2021-05-19, 7:34:27 AM

Contract Type : Interns


12 months. Target start date February 2021.


The IAEA accepts a limited number of interns each year. The internships are awarded to persons studying towards a university degree or who have recently received a degree (see Internship web pages for further details).

The purpose of the programme is: To provide interns with the opportunity to gain practical work experience in line with their studies or interests, and expose them to the work of the IAEA and the United National as a whole;
To benefit the IAEA’s programmes through the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields.

The duration of an internship is normally not less than three months and not more than one year.

Organizational Setting

The Department of Technical Cooperation (TC) consists of the Office of the Deputy Director General, four regional Divisions (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean), the Division of Programme Support and Coordination and the Division of the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). It provides strategic direction for the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme, and is responsible (in close collaboration with Member States) for the planning, formulation, implementation and monitoring of the programme, in line with the IAEA Medium Term Strategy.

The Division for Europe is responsible for planning, programming, implementing and monitoring the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme, in line with the IAEA Medium Term Strategy and operational guidelines. The Division responds to developmental priorities in Member States through effective programme management, increased Member State engagement, partnership building and improved coordination in the region.

Main Purpose

To gain knowledge and training on the IAEA Technical Cooperation programme and delivery in the region, in particular in the areas of programming, implementation, knowledge management and partnership building.

Functions / Key Results Expected

Programme/Project Management: Gain an overall understanding of the delivery of the TC programme, the range and impact of activities carried out within the programme through, inter alia, on-job-training in project design and planning, project implementation under the human resource components within selected TC activities, project monitoring and evaluation, and project financial closure.

Knowledge Management: Support the Programme Management Officer in the preparation of achievement reports for selected projects; gain hands-on experience in drafting "TC Web and Success Stories" in the region; training on related platforms used for managing projects in the TC cycle, i.e. PCMF and AIPS.

Qualifications and Experience

University degree in management, social sciences, science and technology, or international relations.

Experience in the compilation, processing and reporting of information using databases.

Tags international relations internship knowledge management latin america monitoring and evaluation programme management project implementation project monitoring science and technology social sciences technical cooperation

Experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), which is the IAEA’s standard.

Applicant Eligibility

Candidates must be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.

Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree.

Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA’s internship programme.

Good written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish or Russian) an asset.

Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application.

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