United Nations Agencies Internships 2024 (Fully Funded)

Internships offered by the United Nations Agencies. Hi everyone. Do you want to work with the UN? United Nations allows you to start your early career with the different agencies working under the UN. In this post, I will list down the United Nations Agencies Internships. Enrolled students, graduates, Bachelor, Master, and PhD applicants can apply for the UN Agencies Internships. Some agencies offer a fully funded internship, while some just pay the stipend monthly.

Many agencies are working under the UN such as UNICEF, IOM, IFAD, UNOPS, UNESCO, WFP UNDP, UNHCR, ILO, WHO, IMF, etc. Each agency has set requirements and eligible qualifications. All of these have Paid internships for international students. Their applications are open all year and you can apply at any time. Let’s discuss all of these Internship programs and their benefits below.

List of United Nations Agencies Internships 2024

Here is a List of paid and fully funded internships offered by the different UN agencies.

1# WHO Global Internship

  • Organization: World Health Organization
  • Duration: 6 to 24 Weeks
  • For: Undergraduate/Graduate/PhD
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Monthly stipend.
    • Living Allowance
    • Round Airfare Travel Tickets
    • Medical and Accident Insurance as well.
  • Link: WHO Global Internship

2# UNDP Internship

  • Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Eligible Countries: International Students (anyone)
  • Financial Benefits:
    • All the Applicants will receive a Sponsorship with Visa assistance.
    • Monthly stipend for living expenses
  • Link: UNDP Internship

3# UNESCO Internship Program 

  • Internship Location: Multiple
  • Who can Apply: Anyone
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Insurance coverage up to USD 30,000 during the internship period.
  • Link: UNESCO Internship Program

4# FAO Internship

  • Host Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Financial Coverage:
    • $700 Stipend
    • Medical coverage
  • Link: FAO Internship

5# UNHCR Internship

  • Internship Country: Geneva, Amman, Budapest, and Copenhagen
  • Who can Apply: Students, and recent Graduates from any country.
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Food, local transportation, and living expenses.
    • Return travel costs to/from the duty station.
    • UNHCR  will also Provide support with the required documents for the Visa.
  • Link: UNHCR Internship

6# WFP Internship

  • Organization Name: WFP (World Food Programme)
  • Internship Location: Multiple Countries
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated students
  • Benefits:
    • Round Trip Airfare Travel Tickets
    • A $1000 Monthly stipend
    • Visa Support
  • Link: WFP Internship

7# UNICEF Internship

  • Organization Name: UNICEF
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated students
  • Benefits:
    • Round Trip Airfare Travel Tickets
    • Free Accommodation, Meals
    • Visa Expenses
  • Link: UNICEF Internship

8# UNFPA Global Internship Roster

  • Organization Name: United Nations Population Fund
  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend
  • Duty station: Multiple
  • Deadline: 31 Dec 2024
  • Link: UNFPA Global Internship Roster

9# WIPO Internship Roster in Switzerland

  • Organization Name: World Intellectual Property Organization (Specialized agencies under the United Nations)
  • Internship Country: Switzerland
  • Location: Geneva
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 2nd July 2024
  • Link: WIPO Internship Roster

10# WMO Internship 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland

  • Organization Name: World Meteorological Organization
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Location: WMO HQ, Geneva
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend
  • Link: WMO Internship

11# UN Tourism Internship in Madrid, Spain

  • Organization Name: UN Tourism
  • Country: Spain
  • Internship Location: UN Tourism Office in Madrid, Spain
  • Duration: One Year
  • Link: UN Tourism Internship

12# UNOPS Internship

  • Organization Name: United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Internship Location: Worldwide
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend and Travel Fund
  • Duration: Six to 12 months
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Link: UNOPS Internship

13# IFAD Enhanced Internship Program

  • Organization Name: International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • Internship Location: Any IFAD office around the world
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated Students
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Link: IFAD Enhanced Internship Program

14# IOM Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program

  • Organization Name: International Organization for Migration
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, PhD Students
  • Internship Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Deadline: 31st May 2024
  • Link: IOM Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program

These are the Top UN Internships for international students with a good number of benefits and rewards Packages.

Here is a List of More UN Agencies and you may find Internship opportunities on their website.

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

Conclusion: Apply for these amazing and Fully Funded paid internship opportunities and get a chance to work at the UN without having excess costs! For more internships please check our Internship Category.

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