Closing Date: 
15 July 2014 to 8 August 2014

ICTSD’s Programme on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Technology promotes the use and management of knowledge and technology conducive to sustainable development, in the context of balanced and development oriented IP regimes

Closing Date: 
15 July 2014 to 8 August 2014

ICTSD’s International Trade Law Programme seeks to facilitate access to dispute settlement systems by enabling developing countries to make use of the options that are available to defend their trade rights and advance trade objectives.

Closing Date: 
15 July 2014 to 8 August 2014

ICTSD’s Global Platform is a cross-cutting programme, focusing on the linkages between climate change, sustainable energy, and trade policy

Closing Date: 
14 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

The objective of the position is to assist in the implementation of Dialogues, Conferences and events organized by ICTSD.

Closing Date: 
8 July 2014 to 8 August 2014

ICTSD’s programme on agricultural trade and sustainable development seeks to promote food security, equity and environmental sustainability in agricultural trade. It focuses on five main areas: farmers’ livelihoods; subsidy reform; tropical products and preference erosion; climate change; and works with others to foster a pro-poor, sustainability-oriented agricultural trade policy agenda.

Closing Date: 
3 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

Provide support to the Bridges Africa and Passerelles teams in the strategic editorial orientation, production and dissemination of the publication in English and French.

Closing Date: 
3 July 2014 to 25 July 2014

The Competitiveness and Development programme at ICTSD promotes an innovative and comprehensive approach to the relationship between trade liberalization and the achievement of sustainable development goals.

Closing Date: 
1 July 2014 to 31 July 2014

ICTSD plans to revise and update several of its corporate communications products, including its annual report, donor reports and organisational brochure.

Closing Date: 
24 June 2014 to 31 July 2014

Consultant Role: Guide to Managing and Avoiding Trade Conflicts at Home
The objective of this consultancy is to produce a guide book for governmental and non-governmental actors in their practical, day-to-day efforts to manage and avoid trade conflicts, covering those critical steps at domestic level for handling international trade litigations. The guide book will build on country case studies and thematic background studies on legal capacity building, in particular on inter-governmental coordination and public-private partnership and trade litigation management.

Closing Date: 
24 June 2014 to 31 July 2014

Qiao is a bi-monthly periodical focused on trade and sustainable development for the Chinese speaking world.
ICTSD’s China Initiative is committed to leveraging China’s role in global trade governance for sustainable development for all. The consultant would be managed under the direction of the ICTSD - Managing Director for Bridges Series

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.