Home -International Telecommunication Union Committed to connecting the world



5 December 2021
Display PDF Version
Returning Applicants
New Applicants
List of closed Vacancies
List of current Vacancies
ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems. ITU also organizes global Telecom events bringing together the most influential representatives of government and the private sector to exchange ideas and knowledge for the benefit of all.
Date of Issue: 13 April 2021
Application closed / under review
Applications from women are encouraged
Functions: Unpaid Internship - Video Editor/Graphic Design intern
Deadline for Applications (23.59 Geneva CH) : 27 April 2021 Duration of Contract:  6 months (Starting ASAP)  
Type of Appointment: Internship Duty Station:  Remote/home based, Various
Grade: To be defined / Other
The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) is responsible for the organization and coordination of the work of the Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) of the Union which deals mainly with ICT-focused development policies, strategies and programmes, as well as technical cooperation activities, to promote digital inclusion and drive digital transformation at community, country and regional levels. To effectively and efficiently serve the needs of ITU members, BDT is organized into four functional areas:
  • Office of the Deputy to the Director and Field Operations Coordination Department
  • Partnerships for Digital Development Department
  • Digital Networks & Society Department
  • Digital Knowledge Hub Department

  •  Duties / Responsibilities
    Under the supervision of the Head of the Communications and Promotion Service, the intern will undertake the following tasks and activities:
    • Production of videos (script writing, editing, post-production).
    • Support the development of graphic communications products such as brochures, infographics, factsheets, multi-media assets etc..
    • Transform technical content into intuitive, accessible and easy-to-read visuals.
    • Produce graphics for online platforms, including social media.
    • Produce motion graphics.
    • Deliver strong, convincing designs on the work of the ITU development thematic priorities.
  • Proficiency in the following design formats is desired: Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Illustrator Adobe After Effects, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong command of English, other languages are an asset.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Knowledge of social media/marketing.
  • Knowledge of video editing and graphic design.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Qualifications required
    University degree in audio/video production, graphic design, communications, marketing.
    No work experience required.
    Additional Information:
    This internship will be conducted remotely

    Please note that a non -remunerated Internship position at ITU does not carry the same conditions of employment as a Short-term or a Fixed-term position. Mandatory Medical Insurance, travel expenses, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the interns or sponsoring institutions.

    Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for written test. Interviews may be used as a form of screening.

    For further information concerning the Conditions of Employment please click the following link
    Applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration
    Application closed / under review

    This vacancy is shown for viewing only. It is not currently open for applications.
    ITU is a smoke-free environment