Intern - OSCE Mission to Moldova, Chisinau

Intern - OSCE Mission to Moldova, Chisinau

  • Issued by: OSCE Mission to Moldova
  • Requisition ID: MOL000050
  • Contract Type: Intern
  • Grade: No grade
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Number of posts: Roster
  • Location: MOL - OSCE Mission to Moldova, Chisinau
  • Issue Date: Jul 17, 2023
  • Closing Date: Aug 6, 2023
  • Employee Status: Short-Term
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Education Level: Other
  • Job Field: Communications
  • Target Start Date: 4 September 2023



The position is assigned to the Office of the Head of Mission and the Public Information Unit (PIU). The primary task is to contribute to the unit’s work and activities, strengthen unit’s capacity on media monitoring. 
Period of service: The OSCE is looking for qualified candidates to carry out internship for at least 2 up to 6 month periods. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the Spokesperson, the successful candidate will assist the National Public Information Officer (NPPIO) and Public Information Assistant (PPIA) with the following duties:

  1. Assisting in monitoring the media developing promotion products on social media platforms and elsewhere; assisting to maintain effective network with media representatives;
  2. Providing regular functional support during various events conducted by the PIU across Moldova;
  3. Providing feedback / report regularly to the supervisors, prepare various written outputs such as: agendas, briefing papers, minutes, and other;
  4. Translating texts, as requested by the supervisors (involving materials in Romanian, Russian and English) and carry out other administrative tasks;
  5. Performing other duties as required by the supervisors.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, please visit: OSCE Mission to Moldova | OSCE

We also recommend you to visit, where you can find a video created by former interns and recently presented webinar.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Be at least 19 years old and under the age of 30, have completed two years of full-time studies from an accredited institution;
  • Applicants should preferably be graduated or seeking a degree in the following fields: journalism, PR & communications, social/political sciences, international relations, or other related fields;
  • Demonstrate excellent written/spoken English, Romanian and Russian languages;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of team, with people of different cultural, and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Computer literate with practical experience using Microsoft applications.

Remuneration Package:

The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover any expenses incurred by the intern during his/her stay nor reimburse travel expenses. The selected intern may participate in the group health insurance scheme at his/her own expense, but the OSCE will cover life and accident/disability insurance. If the intern opts to arrange his/her own medical coverage, he/she shall provide evidence of medical coverage for the duty station he/she applies to, and for any eventual duty trip destinations. The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.

If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE's online application link found under Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter.

Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.

Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration. 

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.

Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.