The United Nations Library in Vienna would
like to invite students currently enrolled in a Master of Library and
Information Science program to submit an application to the United
Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) internship programme
for the summer.
The UNOV Library provides full library and
information services to the staff of the United Nations units and
Permanent Missions in Vienna. The collection focuses on issues
related to drugs and crime, outer space affairs, as well as translation
and interpretation. We also house an extensive collection of UN official
documents and publications. More information is available at: http://www.unvienna.org/unov/library.html
Intern duties include assisting with
reference and client services, collections maintenance, cataloguing and digitization
projects. Interns are required to have an excellent command of
written and spoken English. Working knowledge of other UN languages
would be considered an asset. In addition, experience or course
work related to reference, cataloguing and/or special libraries is
Please note that the United Nations does not
remunerate interns in any way. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the
responsibility of the interns or their sponsoring institutions. The
minimum duration of an internship is 2 months.
Interested candidates are asked to submit
their applications through the UNOV website at:
Deadline: May 15, 2012 for the summer term.
Library internship opportunities are available throughout the year as
Please note for candidates interested in
internship opportunities with other UN offices or organizations, please
contact those organizations directly as their programmes
are administered separately.