PERMANENT MISSION OF SRI LANKA TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka has decided to provide an opportunity for internship (non remunerative) to work with the Sri Lanka Permanent Mission to United Nations in New York, from 1st October-30 December 2009 during the forthcoming Sixty-Fourth Session of the General Assembly.

The Internship will provide opportunities to obtain an understanding of issues of concern and relevance for Sri Lanka in an international context. It will also give a first hand experience on issues of concern to the international community at a global level.


ARE YOU:
•    A citizen of Sri Lanka or possess dual citizenship of Sri Lanka, resident in Sri Lanka or overseas
•    Having a undergraduate degree (First-degree) or pursuing post graduate studies in any academic field
•    Above 21 years of age
•    A team-player with good inter-personal skills

The Internships are not-remunerative. Interns will be responsible for their travel cost, visa arrangements, medical facilities and living expenses during the period of Internship in New York.

DURATION: Interns are expected to work full time for a minimum of 6 weeks (continuous).

All interns will receive a performance based commendation letter signed by the Permanent Representative at the end of the internship period.

IF INTERESTED:
Please see details and the application form, on our website http://www.slmission.com
OR you may obtain details from the Receptionist at the Mission. (212-986-7040)
 
Closing Date of Applications: Friday, 4th September 2009

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations
630, Third Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Fax: 212-986-1838
E-mail:
INTERNSHIP
PERMANENT MISSION OF SRI LANKA TO THE UNITED NATIONS
NEW YORK
 
APPLICATION FORM   
 
1.  Surname

    Other Names
 

2.  Sex
 
    3.  Civil status
 

4.  Date of birth  
    (day)   (month)   (year)

 
    5.  Place of birth


 
6a.  Nationality

 
    6b. Visa status

 

7.  Permanent address
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E-mail : -    8.  Contact address during internship
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9. Person to be informed in case of emergency:
Name ___________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________
 
 
 
 
10. Knowledge of foreign languages if any:
 
11. Details of advanced studies (University or equivalent):
 
            Academic institution  
(name, city and country)    Years     Details of degree(s) obtained/
graduate programme(s)     Principal areas of study
.    19__-19__    .    .
.    19__-19__    .    .
.    19__-19__    .    .
.    19__-19__    .    .
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12. Employment: Describe your responsibilities if you have had professional experience
(use additional pages, if necessary).
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13. Envisaged career: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
14. Other useful information:
 a) Academic scholarship or distinctions: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 b) Have you previously submitted an application for internship or employment with this Mission, the United Nations or any other organization?
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 c) Have you ever been arrested, indicted or summoned into court as a defendant in a criminal proceeding, or convicted, fined or imprisoned for the violation of any law?
YES _________                   NO ___________  
If "yes", give full particulars of each case as an attached statement to the application.
 
 
15.  Preferred field of work during internship:
    a) Disarmament and International Security
    b) Economic and Financial Issues
    c) Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Issues
    d) Political and decolonization issues
    e) Legal issues
    f) other (specify)

16. References: List three persons who are familiar with your character and qualifications.
    
Full Name     Full Address      Business or occupation  

    

    

    

    

    

    

17. A submission not exceeding 300 words stating the reason for applying for internship and the benefits which are expected to be derived from the internship. (May annex as a additional page)


 18. I certify that the statements made by me in answer to the foregoing questions are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.  

 
SIGNATURE                            DATE

 

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