Paid Internships at the UN

This list was compiled by Gagen Vaseer T’13 and was posted on his LinkedIn! Thanks Gagen for such a great list.

If you’re a student looking to intern at the United Nations this summer, keep reading!

From international relations to development to business, there’s an internship for all backgrounds in the UN system.

💰 Many UN agencies, funds, and programms pay interns (not every role, so be sure to read the internship postings)!

See 🔽 for organizations that tend to offer paid internships.
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➡️ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO): Stipend up to USD 700/month.

➡️ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA): Stipend.

➡️ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): Monthly allowance, and housing and travel allowance.

➡️ International Labour Organizaiton (ILO): Stipend to cover basic subsistence costs.

➡️ International Organization for Migration (IOM): Subsistence allowance.

➡️ United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS): Monthly stipend.

➡️ World Food Programme (WFP): Stipend up to USD 1,000/month.

➡️ World Health Organization (WHO): Living allowance.

➡️ World Trade Organization (WTO): Daily allowance of 60 CHF/day.

➡️ United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): Stipend.

➡️ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Allowance to support costs related to food, local transportation, and living expenses.

➡️ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): Stipend to help cover basic daily expenses.

Full listings of UN Internships can be found here

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By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center