Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The State Department Announces UNESCO Jobs

DIRECTOR, Division of Water Sciences; UN Edu, Sci & Cult Org (UNESCO); (SC-250); Paris, France
(AdvDeg: Hydro/WaterRsrces/Engin; 10+ yrs int’l exp; Fr); D-2; $191K Closing date: 01/23/10

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR AFRICA DEPT; UN Edu, Sci & Cult Org (UNESCO); (AFR-001); Paris, France
(AdvDeg: PolicyPlanning/Mgmt; extnsv sr lvl exp; Fr); ADG; $205K Closing date: 01/27/10

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, Office of the Director-General; UN Edu, Sci & Cult Org (UNESCO); (ODG-015); Paris, France
(AdvDeg: SocSci/Law; 10+ yrs int’l exp; Fr); D-1; $177K Closing date: 02/08/10

2 comments:

muskan said...

Hi,
I just want to know one thing ..Are there any openings for fresh Post-Graduate(s)?

Thanks
Muskan

John Daly said...

I am not sure. The Young Professional program will not accept applications this year. You could try for an internship in a country or regional office, a contract for a time limited assignment, a fellowship (in the United States there are a few such as the Fullbright Fellowships that allow work in UNESCO, or a job in one of the UNESCO Centers. A number of countries provide funds to the Associated Experts program for jobs for their citizens. You could try also for a job with a UNESCO associated organization such as a National Commission for UNESCO, a UNESCO Chair, an association of UNESCO clubs, a UNESCO associated NGO or private firm, or a World Heritage site.

There are only a couple of thousand international civil service positions in all of UNESCO, most in Paris, and most of those go to people with experience as well as educational qualifications.

Good luck!