Approximate Date of Posting March 10, 2017
Position: United Nations Library and the UNCITRAL Law Library
Location: Vienna, Austria
Company/Organization United Nations
Time Frame The minimum duration of an internship is 2 months.
Source Libjobs Listserv
The United Nations Library in Vienna and the UNCITRAL Law Library would like to invite students and recent graduates of Library and Information Science programs to submit an application through the UN Careers website (https://careers.un.org/lbw/Home.aspx).
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
The UNCITRAL Law Library serves the Secretariat and delegates of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. It houses one of the largest multi-lingual trade law collections in Europe. More information is available at:http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/publications/library.html
For both libraries, 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 desirable. For the UNCITRAL Law Library, experience with legal materials or course work in law would be considered an asset.
Please note that the United Nations does not remunerate interns in any way. Costs and arrangements for travel, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the interns or their sponsoring institutions. The minimum duration of an internship is 2 months
Chief Librarian, United Nations Library Vienna
Vienna International Centre
Deadline: March 23, 2017 (Extended through April 6, 2017)