Applications call for Corporate Social Responsibility Internship for Responsible Business Conduct in Global Supply Chains at the International Labor Organization in Manila, Philippines
- Providing support to research activities of the project in coordination with the Programme Manager and the National Project Coordinators (NPCs).
- Similarly, providing assistance to the research carried out within the program in relation to CSR and responsible labor practices in GSCs through reviews of existing related research, annotated bibliographies, and literature reviews.
- Providing support to activities related to information and knowledge management support;
- Supporting in the development of materials to support Governments, Business Associations, Trade Unions and Civil Society organizations in terms of the promotion of an enabling environment for responsible labor practices in global supply chains (e.g. toolkits, handbooks, etc.).
- Assisting in activities related to the follow up of communication pieces uploaded by the NPCs in the 6 countries covered by the program.
- Providing support to the preparation of relevant documents of the program such as project proposals, reports, and research briefings.
- Providing support for the planning and implementation of events such as seminars, CSR workshops, training and panel discussions on the topics covered by the RSCA program.
- Assisting other activities related to the program under the guidance of the National Project Coordinator.
- Performing other duties if assigned.
- Candidate should be enrolled in their final year of a graduate degree program; or should have completed such a program no longer than 1 year ago (mandatory).
- Any relevant work experience and knowledge in a policy area related to CSR, International Labour Standards, Responsible Business Conduct, Business and Human Rights and/or Global Supply Chains, would be an asset.
- Excellent command of spoken and written English is necessary (both oral and written). In addition to that, knowledge of an additional UN official language will be an asset.
- Excellent writing skills including an ability to nuance and adapt messages to different audiences.
- Advanced working knowledge of relevant computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Good analytical skills, creativity and own initiative.
- Ability to carry out desk-reviews and qualitative research. Similarly, the ability to carry out assignments in accordance with instructions and guidelines.
- Potential to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team.
- Furthermore, the ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behavior and attitudes.
The intern will receive a monthly stipend from the ILO based on the cost of living in the area of the duty station unless they receive funding through another institution (for example their university or a foundation). If the intern receives partial funding, ILO will cover the difference to ensure they receive the appropriate stipend per month.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social justice and promote decent work by setting international labor standards. Altogether, the ILO has 187 member states including cook islands. The tripartite structure is unique to the ILO where representatives from the government, employers, and employees openly debate and create labor standards. The International Labour Office is the permanent secretariat of the International Labour Organization. It is the focal point for the International Labour Organization’s overall activities. Moreover, it prepares under the scrutiny of the Governing Body and under the leadership of the Director-General.
Visit this link for more information about the application procedure.