Internship – Cybersecurity

11 May, 2022


Position Summary

Job CategoryInternship
Vacancy Notice NumberICC/22/MUL/i008
Position TitleInternship - Cybersecurity
Position TypeInternship - 6 months
Number of Positions6
Date of Issue11/05/2022
Date of Closing30/06/2022
Hours per week35 (New York, USA); 37.5 (Valencia, Spain and Brindisi, Italy); 40 (Geneva, Switzerland)
Monthly Salary EstimationNew York (USA): USD 1500, Valencia (Spain): EUR 800, Brindisi (Italy): EUR 700, Geneva (Switzerland): CHF 1550
Duty StationNew York (USA), Valencia (Spain), Brindisi (Italy), Geneva (Switzerland)
Organizational Location/UnitCybersecurity Division (CS)

Position Description

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates from any race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

About UNICC:

The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) is the leading provider of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) services within the United Nations System. Over the last four decades, UNICC has been continually expanding the services it is providing to its Partners in various parts of the world, and in various areas of ICT.

As a part of the UN family, UNICC espouses the same values that the UN embraces. As a service provider, its core values are unmatched and underlie its continued growth: trust, customer-focus, accountability, understanding cross-cultural differences, excellence, innovation and teamwork. This combination has made UNICC the preferred provider of shared ICT services within the United Nations System.

UNICC is committed to delivering reliable ICT services driven by best practices. With its world-class technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure, together with the vast cross-domain experience of its very knowledgeable staff, UNICC

Recruitment Profile

Purpose of the position:

UNICC is looking for interns with a strong interest in cybersecurity, to learn more and support in on-going and new Cybersecurity and/or Business Continuity projects.

Organizational setting and reporting:

The interns will work in a hybrid working modality, for five days a week, under the supervision of the Section Heads of Cyber Security.

Responsibilities could include:

The interns will be given the opportunity to work in various Cybersecurity and Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) projects, under the mentorship of highly qualified cybersecurity specialists, to gain experience and knowledge in this area and will also support with:

  • Building documents, templates, and presentations in collaboration with the technical teams
  • Delivery of Cybersecurity services in the areas of cybersecurity operations, governance, architecture, identity and access, or business continuity
  • Document review, training, testing and resilience exercises
  • Application development projects, as necessary


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
  • High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • Teamwork, creativity, accuracy of detailed project work, sense of humor, interest to learn new things and be part of a humanitarian mission
  • Ability to deliver quality results


To qualify for this internship, applicants must be currently enrolled in a university programme (eg. final year of a Bachelor or Master’s degree or equivalent) with one of the following specializations: Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or similar fields or must have graduated in the last 6 months.

Work Experience:

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience to participate in UNICC’s internships programme, but it would be desirable that applicants have an understanding of cybersecurity or business continuity principles.


  • Fluency in English is required (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is a plus

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