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United Nations University 2022 Internship Programme for African Graduates

The underlying principles of the Junior Fellows Internship Programme at the Office of the Rector are centred on creating a dynamic, challenging and rewarding experience for graduate level students and young professionals. Successful candidates will contribute to the work of the Office of the Rector, the United Nations University, and the UN system as a whole.

The programme places a strong emphasis on the training, guidance, and hands-on experience that form the foundation of a successful and beneficial internship. The programme opens with a one-week orientation designed to familiarize junior fellows with UNU, their co-workers, facilities and the working processes within the Office of the Rector. The knowledge and practical experience gained will also be beneficial to those candidates seeking a career in the United Nations. Junior fellows at the Office of the Rector can expect to gain valuable work experience while contributing in meaningful ways to UNU’s mission.

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The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research provides economic analysis and policy advice with the aim of promoting sustainable and equitable development for all. The Institute began operations over 30 years ago in Helsinki, Finland, as the first research centre of the United Nations University. Today it is a unique blend of think tank, research institute, and UN agency � providing a range of services from policy advice to governments as well as freely available original research. Over the period 2019�23 UNU-WIDER research will focus on the i... read more


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United Nations University Internship Programme


Aim and Benefits of United Nations University Internship Programme

  • The UNU Junior Fellow Interns are entitled to 1.5 days of leave per month.
  • The Interns are provided office space and facilities, as appropriate for their work.
  • The interns receive a monthly stipend which includes a transportation allowance for their commute to and from UNU headquarters building.
  • They are given access to the UNU headquarter library
  • They are given free membership to the UNU headquarter gym

Requirements for United Nations University Internship Programme Qualification

The qualifications that are considered in each application process include, but are not limited to, the following. The candidate:

  • is currently pursuing or has recently completed (within two years of application) postgraduate studies (master’s or doctoral), preferably in a field related to the University’s work;
  • is under 32 years of age at the time of application;
  • must not have more than 5 years of work experience in their related field;
  • has a native or fluent command of written and spoken English;
  • has excellent research, writing and analytical skills;
  • can establish and maintain effective working relations with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • demonstrates resourcefulness and creativity in problem-solving;
  • has advanced computer skills: sound, hands-on, knowledge of MS Office applications (familiarity with ICT tools and high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel are desirable);
  • has a demonstrated interest in the work of the United Nations and more specifically, in the work of the United Nations University.

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Application Deadline

May 29, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations University (UNU) on careers.unu.edu to apply

For more details,visit UNU website


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