United Nations Internship Programme 2021 for Students and Graduates | UN Paid Internships

Are you enrolled in a Master’s or in a Ph.D. programme, or in the final year of a Bachelor’s programme; or within one year after graduation (recent graduates) from a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. programme? Then you are invited to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme 2021.

As a UN Intern, you will be working directly with outstanding and inspiring career professionals and senior management, you will be exposed to high-profile conferences, participate in meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as organizational policy of the United Nations. Initially you will take on the amount of responsibility you can shoulder; the potential for growth, however, is yours to develop.

Company/Organisation: United Nations

Program Type: Student and Graduate internship

Location: Any location (UN Member states)

Internship Targeted at: undergraduate, young graduates and postgraduate students

Internship Duration:  two to six months

Slots: Several.

Country Eligibility: worldwide eligibility


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United Nations Internship Programme 2021 | OBJECTIVES

The objective of the internship is to give you a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations. You will be given a real chance to work with our people.

Eligibility Conditions

To be considered for the UN Internship Programme 2021, applicants should;

  • Be enrolled in a Master’s or in a Ph.D. programme, or in the final year of a Bachelor’s programme; or within one year after graduation from a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. programme?
  • Have excellent command of English or French?
  • Be neither a child nor a sibling of a United Nations Secretariat staff member?

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible candidates for UN internship 2021 can proceed to the UN online job search to apply online for their desired internship position. Hint: On the UN careers page, select the ‘internship’ category and search through for internships in your location. When you have found a desired internship position, click to view details and application submission guideline.

Please Note:

  • Duration: The internship programme lasts for at least two months and can be as long as six months. Once selected, you must begin your internship either prior to or within one year of graduation.
  • Cost: United Nations interns are not paid by the UN. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institutions.
  • Visa: You will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.
  • Travel: You will arrange and finance your travel to the United Nations location where you will be an intern.
  • Medical insurance: You will be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the internship and must show proof of a valid major global medical insurance coverage.
  • Confidentiality: You must be discreet and keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information.
  • Academic Credit: You may get academic credit from your institution of higher education for the internship. Check with your university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.

Application Deadline: Varies

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

See Also: International UN Volunteer Program 2021 | On-going UN Volunteer Jobs

2 Thoughts

  1. I’m in my 3rd year of a business bachelor program, I want to actively partake in a UN internship with some sort of scholarship

  2. Reddig kimbong nges

    I am interested in the job I am in Cameroon

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