Other UN DC Opportunities

Internships and Other Opportunities in Washington, DC.

Note: Applications are generally required 2-3 months in advance.

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean’s Washington Office Internship Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. The goal of the Internship is to offer successful candidates an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of doing research on a wide range of economic issues including trade and international finance.
ECLAC Washington Internship




Food and Agriculture Organization

Our mandate is to support members in their efforts to ensure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food. We can help by supporting policies and political commitments that promote food security and good nutrition and by making sure that up-to-date information about hunger and malnutrition challenges and solutions is available and accessible. FAO Internship Program



International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) offers internships in Washington, DC to individuals pursuing a course of studies or practical experience in policy advocacy or communications in the field of international development. Our internships expose students to a wide range of development issues, such as small-scale rural development, sustainability, gender issues, and development finance. IFAD Internship

International Labor Organization (ILO)

The Washington D.C. Office of the International Labor Organization (ILO) has openings for part-time internship positions (20 hours per week) on an occasional basis throughout the year.
ILO Washington Internship

International Organization for Migration

International Organization for Migration

The IOM Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about IOM’s activities, to gain initial work experience, and/or to prepare for a degree dissertation. IOM provides on-the-job training to interns so that both they, and the Organization, can benefit. Furthermore, internships build links with academic institutions and universities. IOM Internship Program


United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

UNDP Washington is currently accepting applications from outstanding graduate students for our Web Developer/Communications Internship, as well as for general internships. UNDP Washington Internship


United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)


The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is located in the heart of downtown Washington DC. We have been welcoming interns from around the world for more than five years and offer programs in the following areas: Communications, Government Affairs, Environment Research, Environment Policy, Ecosystems Management and the Scientific Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)/Global Environment Facility (GEF).
UNEP RONA Internship

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR Washington offers unpaid internships within each of our six units – Caribbean, External Relations, Private-Sector Fundraising, Public Information, Resettlement, and Protection. UNHCR Washington Internship


UNICEF Washington Internship



UNRWA is seeking a qualified intern on an ongoing basis to support the operations of the Washington Representative Office. The position is non-compensatory. UNRWA Internship

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS Internships