Internships in UN City
In UN City, almost all agencies offer internships. On this page, you can find links to the most recent listings. If you have any questions about internships, please contact the agency you are interested in.
Find more information on career paths in the United Nations here.
Meet some of the interns in UN City
Other career opportunities
The Junior Professional Officer Programme recruits Junior Professional Officers (formerly known as Associate Experts) for the UN Secretariat. JPOs are recruited under bilateral agreements between the UN and donor countries. JPOs are generally nationals of donor countries, however, some donors also finance nationals of developing countries. Candidates are young professionals, usually with an advanced university degree and a minimum of two years of professional experience. You can learn more about the programme here.
The UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination process and professional development once those successful start their career with the UN. You can learn more about the programme here.
If you are inspired to take concrete action for global peace and development, you can also take a look at the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme. The UN Volunteers work in over 130 countries promoting peace, responding to disasters, empowering communities and helping to build sustainable livelihoods and lasting development. Learn more about volunteering with the UN here.