UNFPA Internship Programme in New York, USA

The United Nations Population Fund Internship Programme is currently accepting applications for the UNFPA Internship Programme. Students from all nations are welcome to apply. Female students are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNFPA operations. The application should be made through the online system.

Program Description
The UNFPA Internship Programme 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. Applicants should have expressed interest in the field of development; ability to adapt to new environments and work with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Interns work under the supervision of a staff member at UNFPA. The background of the interns is matched with the needs of the organization.

Award Value
This UNFPA Internship Program will not provide salary or remuneration. 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.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in development – related studies

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
The primary requirements of this UNFPA Internship Programme as follow:

  • 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.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
31 December annually.

Website and Application Link