Explore Multiple Internship Opportunities at UNESCO This June! 12+ Roles Available: Apply Now!!!

UNESCO offers a comprehensive internship programs designed for students and recent graduates to gain practical work experience in a multicultural environment. The program typically lasts between 2 to 6 months and is available in various sectors, including Education, Culture, Sciences, and Communication.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a UNESCO internship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 20 years old at the time of application.
  • Be currently enrolled in a graduate program (Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent), or have recently graduated with a Master’s degree or PhD within the last 12 months.
  • Possess excellent written and spoken English or French skills. A working knowledge of the other language is an asset.
  • Have a strong academic record and relevant educational background in fields related to UNESCO’s work, such as Education, Culture, Sciences, Communication, Social Sciences, Law, Human Resources, or International Relations.

Application Process

The application process involves several steps:

  1. Review Eligibility: Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria listed above.
  2. Search for Internships: Look for available internship opportunities on the UNESCO Careers website.
  3. Prepare Documents: Gather required documents, including a resume/CV, cover letter, academic transcripts, degree certificates, and a medical fitness certificate.
  4. Submit Application: Apply online through the UNESCO Careers portal. Applications are typically accepted throughout the year, and specific deadlines may vary by position.
  5. Wait for Response: If shortlisted, you will be contacted for further steps, which may include interviews.


Interns at UNESCO benefit from:

  • Hands-on work experience on real projects contributing to UNESCO’s mission.
  • Development of technical, professional, and intercultural skills.
  • Networking opportunities with experienced professionals.
  • Access to training and professional development workshops.
  • A multicultural work environment fostering cultural exchange and learning.

Key Points to Note

  • Internships are unpaid, and you will need to cover your own travel, visa, and living expenses.
  • You must have comprehensive health insurance coverage valid for the duration of the internship.
  • Interns are entitled to 2.5 days of leave per month.


INTERNSHIP: Office of the Director-GeneralMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Communication & Information SectorMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Education SectorMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Culture SectorMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Bureau Of Human Resources ManagementMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Governing Bodies SecretariatMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024

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INTERNSHIP: Office of International Standards and Legal AffairsMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Intergovernmental Oceanographic CommissionMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Communications and Public EngagementMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Gender EqualityMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Priority Africa and External RelationsMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Division of Internal Oversight Services (Headquarters)Paris, FranceIntern30 June 2024
INTERNSHIP: Digital Business SolutionsMultiple, MultipleIntern30 June 2024

For more detailed information and to apply, visit the UNESCO Careers website​ (UNESCO Careers)​​

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