United Nations Careers

Working as a staff member in the United Nations (UN) gives you the opportunity to work in a dynamic, multicultural environment. Over 82,000 staff, who come from most Member States, are from many backgrounds and have varied experience. It is an exciting and unique challenge to be part of such a working environment because it leads to a broader understanding of all the world’s countries and cultures. The UN welcomes applicants from nationals of all its Member States and strongly encourages women to apply.

United Nations Volunteers

Every year, up to 8,000 qualified and experienced women and men of some 160 different nationalities volunteer at least six months of their lives to help others. These UN Volunteers (UNV) work in some 130 countries promoting peace, responding to disasters, empowering communities and helping to build sustainable livelihoods and lasting development. UNV is looking for a diverse cross-section of volunteers. Join this team of remarkable people and make real change happen.

United Nations Internships

The objective of the internship is to provide a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations. As part of the team, working directly with outstanding and inspiring career professionals and senior management, interns will be exposed to high-profile conferences, participate in meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as organizational policy of the United Nations.

To find internship opportunities, please go to the United Nations Careers website and select ‘Internship’ under job category. Applications for internships with the following United Nations funds and programmes can be submitted directly through the links below.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)