The application should be submitted online in the UN career portal. With your application, you should include the following:
a Cover Letter
a Personal History Profile
Your cover letter must include the following:
current contact information
The title of the degree you are currently pursuing
Your expected graduation date (the date you will obtain your degree)
Top three areas of interest/department preferences at the United Nations
Why do you think you are the best candidate for the position
An explanation of your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.
Moreover, the Personal History Profile must include all your past internship and work experiences, language proficiencies, including English, and three references with their name and contact information.
Only the potential candidates will be contacted by the Hiring Manager directly for further consideration.
Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions.
Interns who are not United States citizens, permanent residents or not currently in the United States on a non-immigrant visa status will be required to obtain a G-4 visa. If already in the United States of America on another non-immigrant visa status other than G-4, interns will be responsible for ensuring that they have a valid visa, and if required, employment authorization, allowing them to undertake the internship.