PAID INTERNSHIPS AT WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION (WIPO).

UNU-CRIS INTERNSHIP AND TRAINEESHIP PROGRAMME 2017
March 16, 2017
AFRICA FRANCE YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAM 2017 IN FRANCE.
March 16, 2017

DEADLINE- SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. It is currently accepting applications for Internship which supports WIPO’s mission to promote innovation and creativity for the economic, social and cultural development of all countries through a balanced and effective international intellectual property system, enabling interns to learn about the core values and initiatives of WIPO.

The WIPO Internship Program provides an opportunity for interns to complement their educational experience and to develop their professional skills and experience through participation in work in an international context. WIPO also benefits from the contributions of interns, who bring fresh perspectives and knowledge of the latest research in their specialist fields.

WIPO offers internships in the following fields:

  • Law / IP Law
  • Economics / Statistics
  • Information Technology
  • Technical Cooperation Services
  • Project Administration (Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Program planning)
  • Patent/Trademark examination
  • Copyright
  • Translation
  • Other areas (Communications / Conference Services/Security…)

Location:Switzerland

Benefits:A monthly stipend of 500-2,000 Swiss francs.

Eligibilities

Education

  • Completed first-level university degree or higher.
  • Graduates will be eligible to apply for an internship no more than two years after completion of their most recent university degree or postgraduate studies.

Skills

  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant IT programs/applications).
  • Good analytical skills.

Languages

  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • For most internship, excellent drafting skills in English are required.
  • Knowledge of any of the following WIPO working languages would be an advantage: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

SOURCE – YOUTH OPPORUNITY

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