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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) 2021 Africa Internship Program for African Students

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate Africans numerous internships in its Regional Offices.

The Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aiming to attract talented young women and men who are strongly motivated to share their new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience in FAO’s domains.

The programme provides selected students, enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate or post-graduate degree programme or recent graduates with the opportunity to supplement, their academic knowledge with a practical work assignments in a field related to the work of FAO.

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About Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Their goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. They believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger. FAO’s mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world econ... read more


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Aim and Benefits of FAO Internship Program

FAO pays a monthly stipend to interns if they are not sponsored by sending universities or other entities.

Duration of Award: 3 months to 11 months


Requirements for FAO Internship Program Qualification

  1. Enrolled in an under-graduate, graduate degree programme in a bona fide (i.e. listed in the IAU/UNESCO data base) educational institution at the time of application, or recent graduates. Applicants pursuing their studies in a country where higher education is not divided into under-graduate and graduate stages must have completed at least three years of full-time studies towards the completion of a degree. Candidates must specialize in a field relevant to the mission and work of FAO.
  2. Working knowledge of at least one FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish). Knowledge of a second FAO official language will be considered an asset. Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications.
  3. Be nationals of FAO Member Nations
  4. Candidates should be aged between 21 and 30.
  5. Candidates should be able to adapt to an international multicultural environment, have good communication skills and be knowledgeable in the use of basic computer programmes.
  6. Candidates with family members (defined as brother, sister, mother or father) employed by FAO under any type of contractual arrangement are not be eligible for the Internship Programme.
  7. Candidates should have appropriate residence or immigration status in the country of assignment.

FAO Core Competencies:

  1. Results Focus
  2. Teamwork
  3. Communication
  4. Building Effective Relationships
  5. Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills: Relevant academic experience in one of the fields of the Organization.

Selection Criteria: Candidates may be assigned in a field relevant to the mission and work of FAO.


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Application Deadline

August 8, 2021


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) on jobs.fao.org to apply
  1. To apply, visit the recruitment website (below) and complete your online profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications received through the recruitment portal will be considered.
  2. Only applications received through iRecruitment will be considered.
  3. Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation and the evidence of attendance in a recognised university.

For more details, visit FAO Career website



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