In order to function effectively as a global organization, the United Nations Secretariat has a continuing need for staff. It is impossible to list in detail the different type of positions for which the Organization recruits.
For more information on the major categories of staff and the occupations represented at the Organization please consult the fact sheet on employment opportunities with the UN at
General information on employment opportunities and current vacancies at the United Nations Secretariat are available at http://careers.un.org/UNCareers/tabid/65/language/en-US/Default.aspx.
The Specialized Agencies, Funds and Programs (i.e. UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, etc.) conduct their own recruitment programs. Candidates should consult the appropriate agency’s website for information concerning employment opportunities. The following webpage contains links to recruitment and human resources offices of over 40 of these organizations: http://icsc.un.org/joblinks.asp
The United Nations is seeking highly qualified nationals of certain countries for employment in order to achieve greater geographical balance of its professional staff. The National Competitive Recruitment Examination is held every year. The list of countries participating in this year’s NCRE is available at http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/examin/exam.htm
Internship throughout the UN system
Please visit the UN website at http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/internships.htm.
UNRIC Brussels is looking for qualified
interns for a period of three to six months. Applicants should have good
academic background in the areas of communications, journalism,
international relations, marketing or political science. Candidates must
have strong written and oral communication skills in one of the two
UNRIC working languages - English or French. Knowledge of other
languages of the Western European region is desirable.
UNRIC does not provide financial support for interns. All successful applicants are expected to make their own arrangements for travel to Brussels, lodging and living expenses during the internship period.
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Applications for internship at UNRIC Brussels should be sent to:
Upplýsingaskrifstofa Sameinuðu þjóðanna fyrir Vestur-Evrópu
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium - Tel.: +32 2 788 8484 / Fax: 32 2 788 8485