Interning at UNRCPD

UNRCPD is now accepting applications for Political Affairs Interns and Information Systems & Communication Technology Interns.

To view the Terms of Reference and to submit an application, please click one of the below links:

Please note the following information regarding interning with UNRCPD:

  • All internships are unpaid
  • Internships are full-time* (35 hours/week)
  • Internship periods can be between two-six months, with hiring preference being given to candidates with longer periods of availability
  • Applicants to the United Nations Internship Programme, at the time of application, must meet one of the following requirements:
    • a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher, i.e. Master’s or equivalent, Ph.D. or post-graduate degree);
    • b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
    • c) have graduated with a university degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D or equivalent) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
  • Applicants to the United Nations Internship Programme are not required to have professional work experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.
  • Fluency in English is required for this position

Please direct any inquiries to our Facebook or Twitter pages (@UNRCPD)

* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these vacancies will be based remotely until further notice