The United Nations University Vice Rectorate in Europe (UNU-ViE) recruits highly qualified applicants to work as interns at the Vice Rectorate in Bonn. Interns are recruited through a competitive application process through specific vacancy announcements or unsolicited applications for a minimum period of three months and a maximum period of six months. Students or recent graduates interested in the work of the United Nations and in particular the United Nations University are encouraged to apply.
The qualifications which will be considered in the application process include, but are not limited to, the following. The ideal candidate
UNU-ViE interns have the opportunity to engage in a number of ongoing initiatives that provide a unique window into the working processes of the University. In broad terms, interns gain insight into and contribute to the priority areas of the University listed below:
The Vice Rectorate’s Internship Programme accepts interns to work in different areas of the institute for a period of three to six months. Interns are selected throughout the running calendar year. Download the application form to apply for an internship within the Vice Rectorate in Europe.
Interns work full time during the regular working hours of the University: 9:00–17:00, Monday to Friday. Weekends and official UNU holidays are days off.
Interns are provided office space and facilities as appropriate for their work. Interns at the Vice Rectorate also enjoy free access to the in-house and electronic library and have the unique opportunity to learn about, contribute to and provide assistance in the organization of conferences, lectures and academic forums and symposiums that take place throughout the year.