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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Multiple UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Internships 2022 for African Graduates

Application Deadline: Varying

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Multiple Positions

About the Award: The UNECA internship is for three (3) months with an opportunity for extension, depending on the needs of the Director. The internship is UNPAID and full-time. The intern will work for five days per week under the supervision of the Director.

Type: Internship

Eligibility: To qualify for consideration for an internship by the United Nations Headquarters Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

  • Applications must meet one of the following educational requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation;
  • 2) Be computer literate in standard software applications;
  • 3) Have a demonstrated and keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and
  • 4) Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Value of Award: The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

How to Apply: A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Due to a high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

The following are the positions:

Job Title Level Job ID Job Family Duty station Deadline
Intern – Economic Affairs I-1 178717 Internship ADDIS ABABA 13/11/2022
Intern – Social Sciences I-1 173423 Internship ADDIS ABABA 27/08/2022
Intern – Economic Affairs (multiple positions)  I-1 173095 Internship ADDIS ABABA 16/08/2022