Following is the standard UN Resume / CV Format for those who want to apply for a job in United Nations. Always modify your resume in the following format before sending it to UN.
1. YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Your Name (Last, First, Middle Initial)
City, Region/State, Postal Code
Telephone (Please note this number possibly used for secret communications)
Date Of Birth: Age:
Nationality (Please point out all the nationalities held.)
Gender, Marital Status
2. YOUR EDUCATION
List the degree(s) and main area of study. Point out the date (in reverse chronological order), the name of the institute and locality where the degree was obtained
3. SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND CAPABILITY
I. Field of know-how (be as exact as possible) i.e. Finance, Human Resources, IT, Computer, Audit, Procurement.
II. Credentials or specialized training pertinent to expertise
III. Computer skills (both hardware and software)
4. WORK EXPERIENCE (ONLE RELEVANT)
I. Give an indication of work narration in reverse chronological order. Give dates, your title, company, type of industry, location, the area of work and main activities. Please take in salary history.
II. Indicate any management experience including specific achievements.
III. Specify any UN linked experience
I. Give a list of publications, if any, which must not go beyond 4
I. Mother tongue
II. Additional languages. Point to written and verbal skill (Fluent/full working knowledge/minimal working knowledge).
I. Name three referees (with inclusive addresses) who are in a position to give information on your professional achievements
II. Please point out if any of your relatives are working in a public international organization. If so, please give the name of the person, connection and name of the international organization
III. Point out any restrictions that must be taken into account in connection with your service with the United Nations
Important Note: Please make sure the following statement is built-in in the resume and that it is signed and dated
I CONFIRM THAT ALL INFORMATION STATED IN THIS RESUME IS CORRECT AND COMPLETE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALLOW THE UNITED NATIONS TO VALIDATE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS RESUME.