Here is a List of paid and fully funded internships offered by the different UN agencies.

1# WHO Global Internship

  • Organization: World Health Organization
  • Duration: 6 to 24 Weeks
  • For: Undergraduate/Graduate/PhD
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Monthly stipend.
    • Living Allowance
    • Round Airfare Travel Tickets
    • Medical and Accident Insurance as well.
  • Link: WHO Global Internship

2# UNDP Internship

  • Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Eligible Countries: International Students (anyone)
  • Financial Benefits:
    • All the Applicants will receive a Sponsorship with Visa assistance.
    • Monthly stipend for living expenses
  • Link: UNDP Internship

3# UNESCO Internship Program 

  • Internship Location: Multiple
  • Who can Apply: Anyone
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Insurance coverage up to USD 30,000 during the internship period.
  • Link: UNESCO Internship Program

4# FAO Internship

  • Host Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Financial Coverage:
    • $700 Stipend
    • Medical coverage
  • Link: FAO Internship

5# UNHCR Internship

  • Internship Country Geneva, Amman, Budapest, and Copenhagen
  • Who can Apply: Students, and recent Graduates from any country.
  • Financial Benefits:
    • Food, local transportation, and living expenses.
    • Return travel costs to/from the duty station.
    • UNHCR  will also Provide support with the required documents for the Visa.
  • Link: UNHCR Internship

6# WFP Internship

  • Organization Name: WFP (World Food Programme)
  • Internship Location: Multiple Countries
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated students
  • Benefits:
    • Round Trip Airfare Travel Tickets
    • A $1000 Monthly stipend
    • Visa Support
  • Link: WFP Internship

7# UNICEF Internship

  • Organization Name: UNICEF
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated students
  • Benefits:
    • Round Trip Airfare Travel Tickets
    • Free Accommodation, Meals
    • Visa Expenses
  • Link: UNICEF Internship

8# UNFPA Global Internship Roster

  • Organization Name: United Nations Population Fund
  • Contract Type: Internship
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend
  • Duty station: Multiple
  • Deadline: 31 Dec 2024
  • Link: UNFPA Global Internship Roster

9# WIPO Internship Roster in Switzerland

  • Organization Name: World Intellectual Property Organization (Specialized agencies under the United Nations)
  • Internship Country: Switzerland
  • Location Geneva
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 2nd July 2024
  • Link: WIPO Internship Roster

10# WMO Internship 2024 in  Geneva, Switzerland

  • Organization Name: World Meteorological Organization
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Location: WMO HQ, Geneva
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend
  • Link: WMO Internship

11# UN Tourism Internship in Madrid, Spain

  • Organization Name: UN Tourism
  • Country: Spain
  • Internship Location: UN Tourism Office in Madrid, Spain
  • Duration: One Year
  • Link: UN Tourism Internship

12# UNOPS Internship

  • Organization Name: United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Internship Location: Worldwide
  • Benefits: Monthly Stipend and Travel Fund
  • Duration: Six to 12 months
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Link: UNOPS Internship

13# IFAD Enhanced Internship Program

  • Organization Name: International Fund for Agricultural Development
  • Internship Location: Any IFAD office around the world
  • Who can Apply: Bachelors, Masters, Graduated Students
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Link: IFAD Enhanced Internship Program

14# IOM Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program

These are the Top UN Internships for international students with a good number of benefits and rewards Packages.

Here is a List of More UN Agencies and you may find Internship opportunities on their website.

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)