Vacancy Announcement – Internship/Traineeship – Social media curation and video creation

Organizational Unit: Knowledge Systems Innovation

Duration of contract: Minimum 6 months

Indicative starting date: As soon as possible

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

General objectives

The UNITAR Knowledge Systems Innovation Unit (KSI) is offering an internship/traineeship position for young professionals or postgraduate students. The working experience is designed to allow interns/trainees to strengthen their knowledge and gain practical experience in the training and learning fields, dealing with a variety of related aspects ranging from innovation and technology-enhanced learning to quality assurance. They will also benefit from working in a multicultural and vibrant environment.

KSI works to enhance the access to information and knowledge on training methodologies and tools, and to facilitate the utilization of adult learning principles on instructional design approaches. KSI also implements innovative learning solutions and disseminates results to enable the diversification of the Institute’s learning and training portfolio.

KSI is now accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for an internship/traineeship of a minimum period of six months on a full-time unpaid basis at UNITAR headquarters in Geneva.

Overview of responsibilities

The intern/trainee will be involved with the overall work and responsibilities of the section and specifically assisting with communications and design for projects. Some responsibilities include:

  • Curating content for the different social media pages of the Section’s projects;
  • Creating animated videos to be included in e-Learning courses;
  • Supporting knowledge sharing activities;
  • Contributing with the development and implementation of e-Learning courses.

Specific terms of reference (ToRs) will be established in accordance with ongoing projects. ToRs will also include learning outcomes on specific skills to be developed during traineeship/internship assignment.


We particularly welcome applications from candidates in the following fields:

  • Communications
  • Graphic design
  • Digital marketing

The intern/trainee should possess organizational, analytical and technical skills to assist with the delivery and organization of courses. A high level of individual responsibility, commitment and initiative, knowledge of MS Office package and computer skills to deal with a variety of tools are required.

Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Illustrator, as well as familiarity with web 2.0 technologies are highly desirable.

Language: Proficiency in English and / or French.

How to apply

Send your CV and motivation letter to quoting “Communications and Design Internship” in your subject line.

Intern/Trainees are not financially remunerated by UNITAR. They receive a monthly lump-sum to cover transportation.