INTERNSHIP VACANCY NOTICE - Learning Innovation Programme (LIP)

General Information

Number: 2/2020

Contract Type: 6 months: 1 April to 30 September 2020

Application Deadline: 28/02/2020(2 day(s) until closing deadline)

Organization unit: Learning Innovation Programme (LIP)

Duty Station: Italy, Turin

The intern will:
• Explore the latest developments in digital communication
• Research, analyze, and share solutions related to communication, design, and innovation
• Join the collaborative working involved in the development of ITCILO’s digital media and design products and projects
• Explore and contribute to the Centre’s digital asset management system
• Assist with content organization, management, and maintenance
• Liaise with internal and external teams to deliver digital products to global audiences

Functional responsibilities


The Learning Innovation Programme seeks a motivated self-starter to explore and contribute to digital media and design projects and innovative initiatives for the ILO and other high-profile organizations, as well as the ITCILO’s new website and upcoming Innovation Lab.

1) Innovation and research:

• The intern will research and analyse the latest developments in digital media and design and expected impacts
• Collaborate with the team to implement innovative digital experiences
• Contribute to finding new tools to support communication and design processes

2) Digital media and design:

• Contribute specific ideas to improve the ITCILO’s digital-first communication products and projects
• Support the conceptualization and design of digital communication products, including websites and knowledge platforms
• Optimize organization and taxonomy processes of the digital asset management system

3) Communication and content management:

• Participate in the content organization, management, and maintenance for all digital communication products
• Learn and explore the copywriting process and revise process content of digital-first products for global audiences
• Liaise with external partners, including designers and developers, to meet deadlines and deliver results

The ITCILO offers:

• A dynamic and diverse working environment on a United Nations campus
• A hands-on and practical work experience around new digital media products

Outputs include improved skills in the following areas:

• Innovative digital media products for improved user experience
• Content management and copywriting for effective communication
• Knowledge and research related to digital media and design

Qualifications required


Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in communication, media, journalism, graphic design, interaction design, architecture design, and similar fields.

In order to be eligible, the intern must be currently enrolled or have completed such a degree in the 6 months preceding his/her application.


Fluent in written and spoken English.

Professional working knowledge of Italian is an asset

IT Skills

  • Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign
  • Google Drive, especially Docs and Sheets
  • Slack
  • Skype

Other Skills

  • Thorough understanding of digital communication and design
    Experience in marketing, copywriting, design, and other creative content
    Interest in international development
    Ease in multicultural and multilingual environments
    Creative thinking

Additional information

Before submitting your application, please read carefully the conditions by consulting the following link Application procedures and conditions for interns.

Application for this internship position will only be accepted through the e-recruitment platform. In order to be considered, applicants must be enrolled on a graduate or postgraduate course or have recently completed graduate or postgraduate studies (maximum 6 months earlier).

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