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Assistance and Protection Branch

The Assistance and Protection Branch (APB) of the OPCW works to provide States Parties with information about a variety of protective measures against chemical weapons. It supplies expert advice, and assistance to a State Party, when requested, in identifying how its programmes for the development and improvement of a protective capacity against chemical weapons can be implemented.

APB is looking for an intern to work with the Protection Databank. The duties of the intern would centre around updating and improving this database, by analysing and updating the content as well as developing a list of participants and the training they have participated in. The intern will also assist with the preparation of presentations for assistance and protection training sessions.

Potential applicants should have good computer skills and preferably a technical/scientific background, and/or a general background in Arts. Excellent knowledge of English is also required and preferably proficiency in another working language of the OPCW.

The internship will last for a period of 3-6 months.

Duration/working hours
You may set the duration of the internship based on your availability, from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 6 months. The actual hours to be worked will be agreed between you and your supervisor, and shall not exceed 40 hours per week.