Internships at United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Internships at United Nations Institute for Training and Research

The purpose of the internship programme at UNITAR is to provide a framework by which individuals from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to UNITAR, where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical work assignment while they provide the Institute with their assistance as qualified individuals specialized in various professional fields.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants are enrolled in a degree programme in a graduate school (university degree or higher) or post-graduate programme at the time of application and during the internship; or
  • Applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree; or
  • Applicants are enrolled in a post-secondary institution other than a university or equivalent institution at the time of application and during the internship; or
  • Applicants have completed their studies at a post-secondary institution other than a university or equivalent institution and obtained the respective certificate or diploma and are enrolled in full-time or part-time studies at the time of the application and during the internship.

Terms of internship programme:

The duration of an internship is one to six months.

The internship programme is normally on a full-time basis but part-time arrangements can be agreed upon depending on both the requirements of the department/programme and the availability of the intern. The interns are expected to work in a department/programme which has selected them, under the supervision of a staff member.

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