UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) 2023 Internships For African Students

The UNECA internship may be extended for an additional three (3) months depending on the needs of the Director. The internship is full-time and UNPAID.  The intern will work five days a week under the Director’s direction.

Eligibility Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied in order to be eligible for consideration for an internship with the United Nations Headquarters Internship Program:

  • 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;
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications;
  • 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
  • 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.

Benefits of UNECA Internship

The internship is UNPAID and full-time.

How to Apply

Go to Economic Commission for Africa (UN ECA) on inspira.un.org to apply

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