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Job and internships

 

Job and internships

Job opportunities at Unesco


UNESCO offers numerous job opportunities, both at its Headquarters in Paris and in its field offices around the world.

Job opportunities at UNESCO may be divided into three main categories:

1. PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
The professional career at UNESCO is divided into several grades:
- “junior” professional (P-1/P-2 grade) - requires a 2/3 year working experience and entails being included in a team in which one’s own knowledge and expertise contribute to the accomplishment of a specific project.
- “intermediate” professional (P-3/P-4 grade) - requires a 4/8 year working experience and entails managing a small team on specific projects.
- “directive” professional (P-5 and D grade) - requires a 10/15 year working experience and entails being appointed to directive positions as section Chief, service Director or field office Director.

Applications are restricted to candidates possessing a degree pertinent to one of UNESCO’s operative fields who are proficient in English and fluent in French (or vice-versa).

For more detailed information, see this link.


2. ASSOCIATED EXPERTS – JPO
Young people willing to carry out a temporary working experience within the United Nations system (from 1 up to 4 years) can apply via the UNDESA bureau in Rome

The main requirements are:

1. a Master degree;
2. the Italian citizenship;
3. being under 30 (or 33, for a degree in medicine and surgery);
4. English proficiency.


3. TEMPORARY CONSULTING
High-level professionals who may bring a substantial technical contribution to UNESCO on specific subjects can apply for ad-hoc consulting contracts via UNESCO's counsellors database.

No centralized selection and/or job advertising is envisaged for such contracts which are managed by each Sector according to its specific needs.
For further information, please visit the following link.


Internship opportunities

AT THE UNESCO
Graduating students can as well effectuate an internship at UNESCO (1 to 4 months). Detailed information is available on Unesco's web site.
 
 
AT THE PERMANENT DELEGATION
 
 

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