Internships at the Office in Geneva

Thank you for your interest in working with the UNESCO Geneva Liaison Office.

This rewarding experience will give you an excellent opportunity to gain practical knowledge on multilateral diplomacy and inter-agency cooperation within the United Nations system and beyond. If accepted, you would be part of a small but dynamic team. 

Internships with the Office entail attending meetings of relevance to UNESCO, mostly organized by other UN bodies, states and civil society organizations, and reporting thereon.

You may be also requested to undertake specific research or data collection tasks on themes relating to UNESCO’s fields of competence. For these reasons, we require good writing and communication skills from applicants.

If you are interested in internship at our Office, please apply through the UNESCO internship application website. Kindly note that only those applications which are for a duration of at least 3 months (for a maximum of 6 months) will be taken into consideration.  

Before applying kindly read the information contained on our internship website to assess whether or not you are eligible to apply for a UNESCO internship.  

After completion of the UNESCO application process, please notify the UNESCO Office in Geneva via email at geneva(at) If your application is accepted, we will contact you!  

Applicants who have not been contacted should consider after three months that their application could not be retained. No information concerning the application will be given over the telephone.

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