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**Grade:** **Internship**
• *Publication date: 15 April 2024**
• *Application deadline (midnight Geneva time): 29 April 2024**
• *Vacancy no.:**
• *Job ID:** 11844
• *Department:** RO- Asia and Pacific
• *Organization Unit:** RO- Asia and Pacific
• *Location:** Bangkok
• *Duration of contract:** 3 to 6 months

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ILO Internship Programme provides an opportunity for talented individuals to:

(a) increase understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programmes and strategies;

(b) gain practical experience with the ILO directly related to their field of study.

The internship programme is not intended to lead to a career in the ILO. There should be no expectation of further employment at the end of the internship.

The ILO values diversity. We welcome applications from candidates, particularly from non- or under- represented member States from the following countries... [https://jobs.ilo.org/content/Non--and-under-represented-member-States/?locale=en\_GB](https://jobs.ilo.org/content/Non--and-under-represented-member-States/?locale=en_GB)

Qualified candidates from those countries may be eligible for a special fund that provides financial assistance for round-trip airfare (economy class) in addition to the stipend.

The ILO also encourages applications of persons with disabilities. If needed, reasonable accommodation will be provided to candidates with disabilities in the recruitment phase as well as during the internship to promote equality of opportunities. For assistance, please send an e-mail to

Please only apply for an internship if you fulfil the following two criteria:

(1) You have no close relative serving in the ILO.

(2) This is your first internship with the ILO (only one internship is permitted).
• *Department**

The Regional Economic and Social Analysis (RESA) unit of the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific oversees and promotes multi-country, multi-disciplinary and inter-sectoral policy analysis related to key issues and themes of relevance to decent work and inclusive growth. The unit is involved in research, data collection of labour statistics, and labour market analysis in keeping with ILO global, regional and national priorities set out in the Centenary Declaration on the Future of Work, and more recently, in the Global Call to Action for a Human-Centred Recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient.

Specific areas of work include: production of briefs, reports and blogs on regional labour and social issues with a view to advocating action towards the ILO’s vision of decent work and inclusive growth for all; strengthen the conceptual relationship with multilateral policy frameworks, including SDGs; develop and implement joint research activities and policy dialogues with regional organizations and academic partners; provide technical assistance to countries in the region to collect, process, analyze and make available gender and age disaggregated statistical data to measure decent work, including through SDG indicators; contribute to the regions knowledge management initiatives in order to stimulate knowledge sharing amongst countries and sub-regions; and as may be requested, provide technical support to other ILO colleagues, ILO offices and constituents in the Region for the calculation of basic labour statistics from ILOSTAT or from the ILO microdata repository.
• *Learning areas**

As an intern in RESA, you will be exposed to a whole range of areas such as

- Compile national and regional economic and labour market statistics from official national and international sources;
- Contribute to collections of evaluation studies of relevant ILO policy areas (labour market, social protection, wage setting, etc.) and coding for inclusion in meta-analysis of “good practices”;
- Undertake background research on various economic and decent work-related topics, for example inequality, productivity and wages, migration, informality, and employment and social trends;
- Draft internal background notes with a focus on specific country and thematic issues and contribute to the production of ILO reports and publications, including on issues relating to future of work;
- Contribute to the preparation and planning of ILO meetings and workshops involving tripartite constituents;
- Support other related work of RESA as needed.
• *Education**

The candidate should hold a master’s degree or be finishing a master’s degree in economics, statistics, social sciences and/or a related field.
• *Experience**

Some experience in the compilation of economic and labour market statistics and research and quantitative analysis of labour markets and/or related area(s) would be an advantage. Familiarity with MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint) and statistical software such as Stata or SPSS
• *Languages**

Excellent written and spoken English; working knowledge of another Asia-Pacific language would be a distinct advantage.
• *Competencies**

Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally

- - Show willingness to acquire new knowledge
- Ability to work as an independent member of a diverse team
- Ability to produce quality results efficiently
- Ability to work in a multicultural and multilingual environment

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• *How to apply:**

1\. Search for an internship profile via [the page on ILO Jobs](http://jobs.ilo.org/go/Junior-Professional-Officer-and-Internships/2843301/)

2\. Select the internship profile you would like to apply for, and create a profile on [ILO Jobs](https://jobs.ilo.org/)

3\. Complete your candidate profile and apply to the internship profile

4\. Be sure to attach a cover letter in the last section of the application, as applications without a cover letter will not be considered and you cannot attach a cover letter after the deadline.
• *Selection process:**

If shortlisted, you may be contacted by the field office for a written test and/or interview. The ILO may use communication technologies such as Skype, Video or teleconference, e-mail, etc for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
• *Stipend**:

As an intern in the field, you will receive a monthly stipend from the ILO based on the cost of living in the area of the duty station, unless you receive funding through another institution (for example your university or a foundation). If you receive partial funding, ILO will cover the difference to ensure you receive the appropriate stipend per month. Your travel to the duty station will be at your own expense. The amount of the monthly stipend shall be established based on the level applied by the majority of the other UN agencies at the duty station or the net amount of the salary attached to level G.1, step 1 of the local General service category salary scale applicable at the duty station, whichever is the higher.
• *Insurance**:

Please note that the ILO does not take responsibility for any costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the internship. You will be responsible for your own insurance coverage for illness and accidents for the duration of the internship at the duty station (whether Geneva or the field).
• *Fraud warning:**

The ILO does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process whether at the application, interview, processing or training stage. Messages originating from a non ILO e-mail account - @ilo.org - should be disregarded. In addition, the ILO does not require or need to know any information relating to the bank account details of applicants
Bangkok Thailand


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