The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations aimed at contributing “to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and inter-cultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.”

About the Hiring

UNESCO is inviting applications for internships in the following areas:1. Natural Sciences2. Communications3. Information4. Education5. HR/Financial Management/Strategic Planning6. IT


Completed University studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent), at a University or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; Enrolled in a Graduate programme (second university degree or Master’s degree or equivalent, or higher), at the time of application; or Have graduated with a university degree (first or second degree as defined above), and must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

Age: You must be at least 20 years old to apply.


You should have an excellent command, both written and spoken, of English or French. A working knowledge of the other language (English or French) is an asset, and maybe required for internships in secretarial and assistantship assignments at the headquarters.

Computer skills

You must have an excellent knowledge of computer systems and office related software.

Team player: You should be able to work well in a team and adapt to an international working environment.

Communication skills: You should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Proof of health insurance coverage from a valid major global medical insurance company for the duration of the internship.

Provide a medical certificate of good health prior to starting the internship.


UNESCO does not remunerate interns. There is no compensation, financial or otherwise for internship assignments.

Duration of contract: From 1 to 6 months

Apply here: https://careers.unesco.org/search/

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