Remote Sensing and GIS Internship in Vienna Apply by March 21

Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is offering an exciting internship opportunity at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. As an intern (Level I-1), you’ll contribute to economic and social development initiatives while gaining valuable experience in statistics. Don’t miss this chance to kickstart your career and make a difference—apply by March 21!

Remote Sensing and GIS Internship in Vienna Apply by March 21

Expected duration for this internship opportunity in Vienna.

It is expected to run from April – June 2024

Duties and Responsibilities
The intern will be placed in the Geospatial Analysis and Programme Delivery Section (GPS) at UNODC Headquarters, Vienna, Austria. GPS is part of the Research and Analysis Branch (RAB), Division of Policy Analysis and Public Affairs (DPA). GPS serves as a host for the Illicit Crop Monitoring Programme and various other projects that utilize geospatial data and tools for researching topics related to drugs and crime. GPS supports geospatial operations within field offices, such as conducting surveys on illicit crops and illegal mineral mines, including the management of remote sensing data. Additionally, GPS contributes to cartographic support for RAB and the Global Research Network by generating and validating maps tailored for diverse publications like the World Drug Report, Global Study on Homicide, Crimes against the Environment, and more. The internship is for three months starting in April 2024 with an opportunity for extension, pending the needs of the office. Internships with Offices of the United Nations Secretariat are UNPAID and full-time, i.e., 5 days per week (40 hours). For more information on UNODC, please visit the following website: Applicants must be willing and prepared to undertake the internship remotely for a part or the entirety of the internship.
The intern shall undertake the following duties which may include, but are not limited to:
Assist in the collection, management, analysis and quality control of geospatial and remote sensing data related to drug and crime research.
GIS Internship in Vienna

Qualifications/special skills

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

• Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);

(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation (OFFICIAL PROOF FROM THE UNIVERSITY TO SUPPORT ONE OF THE ABOVE OPTIONS HAS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE INSPIRA APPLICATION);

• Applicants for an internship must be enrolled in a full-time university degree programme (Master’s or equivalent) in a graduate school (second university degree or higher), or, if applicants are pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages, they must have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree;

• Degree in the field of geography, cartography, computer science, geographic information management, environmental science, statistics, development studies, or related field;

• Knowledge of the principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial data management, and statistical/analytical skills is required;

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