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Cultural Heritage Intern
|Location :||Nicosia, CYPRUS|
|Application Deadline :||10-Nov-14 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Minimum 3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Maximum 6 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The UNDP Partnership for the Future Programme, funded by the European Union, aims at contributing to the peace building process in Cyprus through different levels of intervention ranging from Urban Upgrading, Cultural heritage and Rehabilitation to assistance to small and medium sized enterprises.
Since 2010 UNDP-PFF has been providing assistance to the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage in compiling a study of cultural heritage in Cyprus, including inventory charts and technical assessments. The on-going second phase of the project focuses on the carrying out of emergency interventions on selected cultural heritage sites.
In this context UNDP-PFF is now seeking an intern in the field of architecture/cultural heritage managment to assist in different conservation and restoration projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Programme Manager the intern is expected to perform the following tasks:
Only candidates currently enrolled in a Masters' university programme will be considered.
Required Skills and Experience
Interested candidates must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
UNDP does not pay for internships. The costs associated with the latter must be borne by the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students; or by the student, who will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation etc.
Internships within the UN system are unpaid and subject to conditions with which applicants should become familiar with prior to signing an internship agreement. For more information, please see http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/jobs/internships.html.
The intern is expected to work full time, but flexibility is allowed for education reasons. The intern will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his/her own arrangements for travel, visa, accommodation etc.
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