UNFPA Internship Programme for International Applicants in USA, 2017

United Nations Populations Fund is pleased to offer internship programme for international students to study in USA. Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have recently graduated. Interns do not receive a salary or any other form of remuneration from UNFPA. Internship application deadline is 31 December 2016.

unfpa-internship-usa-2017Field of Internship: It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: United Nations Populations Fund
Internship can be taken in USA (HQ, New York)

Eligibility: Candidates for the internship programme are selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • Students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have recently graduated;
    • Students must have written and spoken proficiency in English; fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset.

Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? Interns do not receive a salary or any other form of remuneration from UNFPA. The costs associated with an intern’s participation in the programme must be assumed either by the nominating institution, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students, or by the students themselves, who will have to meet living expenses as well as make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and other requirements. In addition, applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship. Proof of insurance will need to be submitted before the internship begins.




Internship Description: The UNFPA Internship Program offers a small group of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. It is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of UNFPA work.

Internship Duration: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is 31 December 2016.

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