Internships in Field Offices
Our organization's mandate is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition as we work towards improving living conditions in the world's poorest countries by drawing on our combined global resources and expertise. We operate a network of field offices that coordinate the delivery of technical assistance programs and liaise with governments and key partners including the UN country teams and private sector.
The internship areas at our UNIDO Field Offices may involve any of the different fields of UNIDO's activities. For details on the concrete area of duties and responsibilities of an internship position, please refer to the specific internship vacancy announcement/job profile.
a. Age: between 21 and 35 years old.
b. Education: either enrolled in a university degree programme or; begin the internship within a year of completing a Master's degree or; have a Bachelor's degree and be sponsored as part of an academic or development programme.
Applications without the uploaded relevant and valid university certificates (proof of enrollment and/or university degree) and at least one Reference/Recommendation Letter will not be considered.
c. Languages: good working knowledge of English. Knowledge of other official United Nations languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian) is an asset.
d. Nationality: nationals of UNIDO Member States have priority.
How to apply?
If you are interested in doing an internship at a UNIDO Field Office, please send an email to the corresponding Field Office with your CV, indicating your area of interest (i.e. agribusiness, communications, etc.). You will then receive a response should there be interest and eventually, a vacancy announcement will be created on this page through which you could apply. To see the list of our Field Offices and related email addresses, please visit this page.
If you would like to apply to an exiting Field Internship Vacancy listed below, please click the "Apply Here" link associated with it and send your CV and application to the related Field Office.
Please fully complete the online Personal History Form (PHF) and indicate in which Field Office you are interested in. Before submitting your application, please save your application overview (pdf format). After submitting your application, please email your saved application overview including all attachments to the respective Field Office.