UNFPA Internship Programme for International Applicants

Job/Position Title: Internship Programme at UNFPA Headquarters

Salary Range:  Not known

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2017 – 5:00 pm (New York time)

Brief Description:

The United Nations Populations Fund is excited to announce the internship programme for international students to study in the USA. The Internship program is open to 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.

Hosted By:

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN organization. The UNFPA supports programs in more than 150 countries, territories and areas spread across four geographic regions: The Arab States and Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa.


To eligible, the applicant for the internship programme is selected on a competitive basis. The profiles of the interns are matched with the needs of the organization. The following qualifications are required for consideration:

  • The students should be enrolled in an advanced degree programme or have recently graduated.
  • The students must have written and spoken proficiency in English, fluency in French, Spanish or Arabic is an asset.
  • International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
  • The applicants must have medical insurance for the duration of the internship.

How to Apply:

To be eligible applicant must submit the online application through your email id, The link is:


Financial Aid:

Interns do not receive a salary or any other form of remuneration from UNFPA. 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

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Contact Information:

For any questions or query, you can email to recruiting-at-unfpa.org.