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United Nations Jobs

The United Nations offer a number of internships and professional programmes for young people. If you think you have what it takes to provide a meaningful contribution and would like to explore the UN world, your opportunity may be here! Check our suggestions below and explore the lists provided at the end of the page.

Internships and Youth Programmes in the United Nations (UN) – General

United Nations – Information for Job seekers

United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme

United Nations online volunteering

United Nations Careers Internship Programme

United Nations Development Account

United Nations Fellowship Programme

United Nations Associate Expert Programme/JPO

Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme – Donors

Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme – UN Organizations

UNDESA Division for Social Policy and Development – Internships


Internships and Youth Programmes in the United Nations (UN) – Specialized bodies

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – Internships

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) – Internship Programme

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) – Internships

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) – Opportunities for students/recent graduates and young professionals

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Scholarship Programme

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – Internship Programme

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) – Internships and Jobs

International Computing Centre (ICC) – Internships and Jobs

International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) – Internship Programme

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – Internship Programme

International Labour Organization (ILO) – Internships

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – Internship Programme

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Economist Program (EP)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Fund Internship Program (FIP)

International Seabed Authority (ISA) – Internships and Jobs

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – Internships and Jobs

International Trade Center (INTRACEN) – Internships and Jobs

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea – Internships and Jobs

Union Postale Universelle (UPU) – Internship Programme

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNDCF) – Internship Programme

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) – Internship Programme

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) – Internships

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Internships

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – Internship Programme

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) – Internship Programme

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – Internship Programme

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – Internships

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) – Internships

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – Internship Programme

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) – Internships

United Nations joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) – Internships and Jobs

Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – Internships

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) – Internships

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) – Internships (see each individual field office’s website

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) – Internship Programme

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) – Internships and Volunteering

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) – Internship Programme

United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) – Internships

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) – Internships and Jobs

United Nations System Staff CollegeJobs

United Nations University – Internships

United Nations University participating centres:

United Nations University headquarters, Tokyo – Japan

United Nations University Iceland-based Programme, Reykjavík – Island that includes the following:

Fisheries Training Programme

Geothermal Training Programme

Land Restoration Training Programme

Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme

United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, Tokyo – Japan

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn – Germany

United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources, Dresden – Germany

United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa, Accra – Ghana

United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Hamilton – Canada

United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies, Bruges – Belgium

United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility, Barcelona – Spain

United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

United Nations University Computing and Society, Macao – China

United Nations University — Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology, Maastricht – The Netherlands

United Nations University Programme for Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean, Caracas – Colombia

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki – Finland

United Nations in Vienna (UNOV) Internships and Jobs

United Nations Family in Vienna

World Bank Youth Programmes

World Food Programme (WPF) – Internship Programme

World Health Organization (WHO) – Internship Programme

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) – Internships

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) – Youth Corner

World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) – Internships

World Trade Organisation (WTO) – Internships

Academic Council on the United Nations System ( Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council) – Internships and Jobs

UN Intern – UN Internships (Interns’ website)


Jobs in the UN System

United Nations – Information for Job seekers

United Nations Careers Portal

United Nations – Human Resources Portal

International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) – JobNet

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Vacancies

World Bank Vacancies

World Trade Organization (WTO) Vacancies


UN Structure and Organization

United Nations

UN at a glance

UN General Assembly

UN Security Council

UN Economic and Social Council

UN Secretariat

UN International Court of Justice

UN Trusteeship Council

UN Funds, Programmes, Specialized Agencies and Others

Alphabetic Index of Websites of the United Nations System of Organizations


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