UNO Internships In Beirut 2022

UNO Internships In Beirut 2022
UNO Internships In Beirut 2022

Description UNO Internships In Beirut 2022

Applications are invited to UNO Internships In Beirut 2022 This internship is located within the Information and Communications Technology Section of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA – The intern reports directly to the Chief of Section.

The duration of an ESCWA internship is normally two months on a full-time basis – this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months.
Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship. Therefore, upon awarding an internship, candidates will be required to sign a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of the conditions of service. Applicants for the internship must show proof of valid medical insurance coverage to cover the full period of the internship at the duty station and provide a medical certificate of good health prior to the commencement of the internship. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal effects that may occur during the internship.

Internship Details UNO Internships In Beirut 2022
Hiring OrganizationUNO
Department/Office:Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station:BEIRUT
Posting Period:12 April 2022 – 30 December 2022
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Duties & Responsibilities

The Cybersecurity intern will support the development of ESCWA’s Cybersecurity program by identifying and managing cyber risks. The intern will work with the Cybersecurity Operations team to learn about cybersecurity risks, threat intelligence, threat vectors, vulnerabilities, security awareness, incident response, and phishing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To assist in monitoring and investigating ICT infrastructure and cybersecurity systems i.e. SIEM, EDR, Firewalls, Network monitoring, anti-malware, intrusion detection, etc. for cyberattacks, TTPs/Indicators of Compromise.
  • To assist in vulnerability assessments for specific applications, services, networks and servers as required
  • To assist the Cybersecurity Operations team to review and track vulnerabilities identified
  • To assist the Cybersecurity Operations team to respond to cybersecurity events
  • To assist in various projects: cybersecurity, forensic analysis, audits, risk assessments and penetration tests, etc.
  • To assist in automating the collection of the forensics from Linux distributions
  • To assist in developing scripts to help analyze logs
  • To assist with cybersecurity applications/tools
  • To assist in performing compliance audits against enterprise security controls
  • To assist in creating run books, playbooks, security guidelines, and procedures
  • To assist in gathering documentation and metrics for different areas of the security stack
  • To assist in research on cybersecurity topics relevant to cybersecurity and similar industry threats


  • Commitment to continuous learning:
  • Planning and organizing: 
  • Technological Awareness:

Eligibility Criteria


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

1. Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  • Graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • 2. Applicants must:
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications.
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter; and
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.


  • No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme.
  • Your training, education, advanced course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. Arabic is also a working language of ESCWA. For this post, fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.


  • Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

A completed online application must include, besides the mandatory Personal History Profile, a Cover Note mentioning the following:

  • Degree Programme (what are you currently studying?).
  • Graduation Date (when will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?).
  • List of the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
  • List your top three areas of interest.
  • Explanation of why you are the best candidate for this specific internship.
  • Explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme. In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

How To Apply

  • Interested candidates are advised to apply online at the official website of UNO;

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