UNESCO Internship Program for International Students 2024

Job/Internship in Different Fields
  • Apply Before : July 30, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7572
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Fields of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Self Funded
  • Duration 1 to 6 Month
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishFrench
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) Internship Program offers a valuable learning experience for students and recent graduates. It provides insight into UNESCO’s mandate, programs, and processes while allowing participants to enhance their academic and technical knowledge through practical assignments.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: 30 June 2024
  • Funding Type: Unpaid internship
  • Duration: 1 – 6 months
  • Organizer:  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO)
  • Eligible Countries: All
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Students and recent graduates
  • Focus Area: Various fields related to UNESCO’s mandate
  • Study Level: Graduate level (Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent)
  • Number of Opportunity: Multiple internships available
  • Host Country: Various UNESCO locations worldwide

Benefits and Financial Aids

Participants will benefit from the internship program as follows:

  • Practical learning experience about UNESCO’s mandate, programs, and processes
  • Opportunity to enhance academic and technical knowledge
  • Exposure to an international working environment
  • Possibility of networking with professionals in the field
  • Limited insurance coverage up to USD 30,000 against risks during the internship period
  • Entitlement to 2.5 days of leave per month during the internship

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Age: Applicants must be at least 20 years old.
  • Academic qualifications: Enrolled in a graduate program (Master’s degree, PhD, or equivalent) or recently graduated within 12 months before the internship start date
  • Language skills: Excellent command of English or French; knowledge of the other language is an asset.
  • Computer skills: Excellent knowledge of computer systems and office-related software.
  • Team Role: Be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Required Documents

Please prepare and submit these application required documents:

  • Medical insurance
  • Medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner
  • motivation letter
  • CV/résumé
  • ID/ Certificate of Enrolment/ Diploma

How to Apply?

  • Have a motivation letter and résumé ready before filling out the application form.
  • Ensure contact details remain valid for the next six
  • Use either English or French for the application.
  • Provide unofficial translations if documents are not in these languages.
  • Submit only one application.


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Note: Internships are unpaid, and placement is not guaranteed.


For more details about the UNESCO Internship Program, please read the complete guidelines on the official website.


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