[Arcan-l] interns in WTO

The Secretariat of the WTO, Archives Section, regularly seeks interns.

Conditions and procedures for internships can be consulted at https://erecruitment.wto.org/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?jobinfo_uid_c=3475&vaclng=en

General Functions

  • Catalogue, index, describe and organize information resources using

Records Management application and other tools.

  • Digitize and organize a card index system for historical

correspondence to enable user search and access.

  • Review boxes of paper-based records to locate and identify specific


  • Provide regular updates of activities to supervisor.
  • Assist in other records-related tasks as necessary.



Recognized qualification in information management/archives/records management.  At least one year of relevant postgraduate study.

Knowledge and skills:

*   Knowledge of international archival standards: e.g. ISAD(G),


*   Ability to describe records accurately and consistently in English;

*   Knowledge of preservation techniques for paper-based records;

*   Knowledge of new information technologies;

*   Good verbal and written communication skills;


*   Advanced knowledge of English. A good working knowledge of French

would be an asset.

Additional Information:

The Archives Section generally recruits interns twice a year, in January and July.  Interested candidates should send their CVs to Laoise Ní Bhriain, Chief, Archives laoise.nibhriain@wto.org<mailto:laoise.nibhriain@wto.org>.

The Archives Section


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