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United Nations Internship Programme for International Students 2020

United Nations Internship Programme for International Students 2020: The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) a subsidiary of the United Nations General Assembly is pleased to announce the opening of internship opportunities to groups of outstanding students to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in several aspects of UNFPA work.  Applicants for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis.

Applicants for the internship position should have expressed interest in the field of development as well as adapt to new environments and be able to work with individuals coming from differing cultural background. Interns will be exposed to several capacity building opportunities at UNFPA which will help boost the experience as well as illuminate the career path of participants.


Internship Sponsor(s): UNFPA

Internship to be taken at: United States

Internship level: Graduate level

Internship Worth: Monthly stipend

Subject Eligibility: Courses related to Environment, Development.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The internship is for students all over the world.


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Internship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be considered for the United Nations Internship Programme for Students 2020, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants should be students enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have graduated within the last 12 months.
  • Applicants must be able to write and speak English; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an added advantage.
  • Successful applicants will work under the supervision of a staff member at UNFPA. The background of the interns will be matched with the needs of the organization.
  • Applicants must be ready to abide by the rules and regulations governing the conduct of interns and must be able to interact with people of diverse culture, religion and race.


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Application Procedures for the United Nations Internship Programme for International Students 2020


Applicants are to apply online by visiting the official application website to complete the online application form. Applicants are encouraged to provide only accurate information as false declaration will automatically disqualify such applicant.

Application Deadline: 31st December, 2020

Visit the Official Website for more Details

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