This call for applications is open for persons with the citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of Serbia. Persons who are older than 30 years on the date of the deadline of the vacancy notice or who have already served six months of internship in the OSCE, irrespective of the duty station, are not eligible to apply.
The Office of the Head of Mission (OHoM) of the OSCE Mission to Serbia is looking for a Communication Intern for its Political, Communication and Reporting Section (PCRS).
The incumbent will undertake an unpaid internship for the duration of up to six months, subject to the requirements of the service and satisfactory performance by the incumbent. Please note that all internships with the OSCE are unpaid. The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration during the period of internship nor reimburse travel expenses to or from the place of assignment.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
The selected intern will have the opportunity to gain an overview of the work of the OSCE Mission to Serbia, focusing on communication and public information. Under the supervision of the National Political and Press Affairs Officer, the intern will carry out the following duties:
Candidates are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the OSCE core values and competencies by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: https://jobs.osce.org/osce-competency-model.
The incumbent will undertake an internship in the duration of up to six months, starting approx. in late March 2021. Candidates are requested to indicate their availability dates in the cover letter.
The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover expenses incurred by the intern. However, some compensation towards the cost of living will be offered to interns who do not reside in Belgrade as the place of assignment and who do not receive financial support from an educational institution. In 2020, this compensation amounts to EUR 13.1 per day (i.e. 10% of the Board and Lodging Allowance).
The selected interns must provide evidence of health insurance coverage which is valid for Serbia, otherwise they shall be obliged to join the OSCE group health insurance for the period of their internship, in which case they shall pay the corresponding premium in full (EUR 40.35 per month). The OSCE shall bear the premium costs of group life and accident/disability insurance.
Participation in an internship programme does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
|How To Apply
Please apply online through the OSCE website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 25 February 2021. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter.
Only online applications will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 31 March 2021 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.