Closing Date: 
18 December 2014 to 31 January 2015

ICTSD works to build well-informed communities, support dialogues around policy, and empower policymakers and influencers to act effectively on issues in the trade policy arena that impact national and global sustainable development.

The position of Events Coordinator aims to strengthening ICTSD’s capacity, skills, management and expertise in this area of Events, Operations, Logistics and Procurement at ICTSD and its external partner network.

 

The Events...

Closing Date: 
28 February 2015

ICTSD enables, facilitates and supports interaction among policymakers and influencers to craft and implement policy frameworks on trade that deliver sustainable development.

To ensure that sustainable development objectives are factored into all aspects of the international trade system, ICTSD aims to facilitate the emergence of a critical mass of well-informed stakeholders who can identify and effectively advance their own sustainable development priorities in trade policy and related policy processes....

Closing Date: 
1 December 2014 to 30 January 2015

The Managing Editor for Bridges Africa and Passerelles leads ICTSD’s communications to engage global policy communities in Africa and policy actors who work on African issues outside the continent to advance sustainable development in trade-related policy making.

 

The Managing Editor will advance the periodicals’ role as the authoritative information source on the intersecting fields of international trade and sustainable development for Africa, particularly as they...

Closing Date: 
17 November 2014 to 19 December 2014

Policymakers, leading NGOs, and businesses depend on ICTSD periodicals to stay abreast of critical developments in the fields of trade policy and sustainable development. ICTSD periodicals are currently produced in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Portuguese and are known for their nonpartisan news and analysis, as well as their technical accuracy. The frequency of production ranges from weekly to quarterly, with publications delivered electronically, as well...

Volunteer and Internship Guidelines and Application Process

ICTSD hosts both volunteers and interns all year round through bilateral arrangements with academic institutions or by direct applications from Individuals with a proven interest in international trade and sustainable development, and possess university-level or post-graduate education in a related fieldThese positions are designed to be of mutual benefit: volunteers/interns learn about the Centres work while building personal capacities and experience, and the Centre receives valuable assistance in achieving its projects and goals. With no exception, all arrangements with interns or volunteers are on fixed-term basis, with an internships agreed upon for a period of 3-6 monthsICTSD has an active all year round internship/volunteer programme and coordinates arrangements around three terms that coincide with the academic year: September - December (Fall); January - May (Spring); and June - August (Summer).

Internships

ICTSD hosts interns depending on programme / publication needs. ICTSD can provide limited support in the form of a monthly stipend for basic living expenses, but interns should have sponsorship and/or funding available to them. Positions may be within one programme or across several programmes. Interns must be willing to commit to a work programme for 15-40 hours per week. Interns require either Swiss citizenship or a valid Swiss work permit. ICTSD can arrange for temporary work permit.

Volunteers

ICTSD will accept a limited number of volunteers annually depending on programme needs. These positions are un-remunerated. Volunteers must be willing to commit to a work programme of at least 15 hours per week. Positions may include ongoing programme related support or project-related assignments. Volunteers require either Swiss citizenship or a valid Swiss work permit.

Applying

Applications must include individuals’ qualifications, curriculum vitae, letter of motivation (detailing their area of interest) and awriting or work sample. Included in the above, should be applicant’s nationality, work, educational experience, language ability and any other information deemed relevant to the position. Prospective Interns/Volunteers should contact ICTSD at least three months before the start of the hosting period.

Interns and volunteers are expected to produce a final report on their experience for ICTSD and the sponsoring institution. Interns/volunteers are to be assessed by their supervisor and the pertinent programme’s team leader and will receive a work certificate upon completion of their time at ICTSD.

Applications should be emailed to: jobs@ictsd.ch or sent to Human Resources, ICTSD, 7 Chemin de Balexert, 1219 Châtelaine, Geneva, Switzerland.