United Nations Foundation

Internship Openings

The United Nations Foundation (UNF) offers unpaid full and part-time internships. Our interns participate in a variety of activities and perform a number of tasks in support of the department for which they work. The number and nature of internships depends on the needs of the various departments.


The Objectives of the Internship Program

Eligibility Criteria


Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or must be a recent graduate (within 8 months of graduation) of a college or university with a demonstrated interest in the UN and international development.


Application Procedures


We encourage you to visit this page regularly as internship openings are posted regularly. The United Nations Foundation accepts internship applications for posted positions only. Applicants must submit a current resume and cover letter online. Only those applications submitted online will be considered.

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The United Nations Foundation links the UN's work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, global health, peace and security, women's empowerment, poverty eradication, energy access, and U.S.-U.N. relations.   The Executive Office supports the UN Foundation's President and CEO, Deputy CEO and Chief Strategy Officer. In 2018, the Executive Office is implementing a long-term plan to honor the Foundation's 20th anniversary by reflecting on the importance of the UN and its impact, and by checking the many partners, advocates, employees and donors who contribued to it.