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"Serving the World" -- Careers in the United Nations

2013-10-25 (Fri) 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Lecturer: Mr. John Ericson, Chief, Outreach Unit, Office of Human Resources Management, United Nations, New York

Lecture Title: "Serving the World -- Careers in the United Nations"

Attend this lecture and learn:

  • Why a job with the United Nations is a good job.
  • What type of people the United Nations is looking for.
  • How to write a convincing resumé and cover letter.
  • Being prepared for the interview.
  • Mr. Ericson is involved in personnel work at the United Nations. By attending this lecture you can get first-hand practical advice for a career with the UN.
  • Because you'll be able to get advice directly from a personnel chief, this lecture is a fantastic chance for working-age persons looking for work as well as students aiming for a career with the United Nations.

The lecture will be in English. Translation will not be provided.

Please apply in advance. Send an email to the email address given below. Entitle your email "Attending 10/25 lecture" and write your name and affiliation(s).

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Brief profile of Mr. John Ericson

Mr. Ericson joined the UN in Vienna in 1982 and has worked in social affairs, training, administration, recruitment and staffing. He spent five years at the Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa as a Social Affairs Officer.
He was involved in the evacuation of staff in Ethiopia in 1991 and ran a polling station in Cambodia in 1993. Mr. Ericson serves as a Special Protocol Officer during high-level General Assembly summits.

Date: 2013-10-25 (Fri) 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Organizer: Global Collaboration Center (GLOCOL), Osaka University
Venue: Room 501, Common Hall for Humanities and Social Sciences, Toyonaka campus, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is required. Use the email address given below to register your (1) name, (2) affiliation(s).
Contact: Global Collaboration Center (GLOCOL), Osaka University

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