UN External Relations - Intern Jobs in Tanzania

UN External Relations - Intern Jobs in Tanzania

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, more commonly referred to as the Mechanism, is a body of the United Nations established in 2010 to carry out a number of essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), after the completion of their respective mandates.

The IRMCT comprises two branches. One branch covers functions inherited from the ICTR and is located in Arusha, Tanzania. The other branch is located in The Hague and inherited functions from the ICTY.


  • Provide a daily news summary circulated by local mass media (Radio and TV, newspapers, press conferences, and interviews.) Regional press (Newspapers, Radio and TV, Interviews, visits of Heads of States, etc.). International (Radio and TV, interviews, newspapers, etc).
  • Assist in public relations and protocol services.
  • Assist in summarizing all news heard from Radio or TV programs concerning the Mechanism and which could have any impact on the work of the Mechanism. Assist in providing a transcript of interviews of Mechanism top officials from foreign radio programs.
  • Assist in maintaining archives and documentation about all events. Assist in transcribing press conferences as recorded in audiotapes and file them for the Section.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of Mechanism’s public relations activities, including knowledge sharing.
  • Assist in classifying and maintaining documentation and archives from the External Relations
    Office (indictments, press releases, statements, newspaper clippings etc.)
  • Assist in improving public awareness regarding access to unclassified records of the ICTR, ICTY and Mechanism
  • Assist in providing general office support; responding to complex information requests and inquiries;
  • Assists in design, development and maintenance of internet applications; generates a variety of standard and non-standard statistical and other reports from various databases.
  • Researches, compiles and presents basic information for use in the preparation and production of communications products/services.
  • Assists in drafting reports, production schedules, press releases and related texts, and correspondence related to the planning and production of exhibits.


  • Candidates for an internship in the External Relations Office are required to be enrolled in, or have completed in the last 12 months, a relevant diploma/degree programme in public communication, international broadcasting or related area.
  • Applicants must be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participating in the programme, and must be at least 18 years old.
  • Previous experience in public communication, international broadcasting or related area is an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the IRMCT.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French and/ or Kiswahili is an asset.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th May, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Vodafone System Admin - M-Pesa Application Support Jobs in Tanzania

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