The UNPFA Global Internship Programme

The UNFPA is looking for applicants who can transform, inspire, and produce high-impact and lasting results, extraordinary in how they handle the resources entrusted to them, (UNPFA Global Internship).

In order to create a society where every pregnancy is desired, every birth is safe, and every young person’s potential becomes a reality, UNFPA is the leading UN organisation. UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

These results capture our strategic commitments to accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations, and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.


UNPFA Global Internship provides a monthly stipend and the stipend is based on the intern’s agreed place of work, which may be different from the duty station of the hiring office in cases of remote arrangements.


Applicants to the UNPFA Global Internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
  • Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
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Application Process

To apply for The UNPFA Global Internship Programme, click here

Deadline: December 31, 2023.

For more information on The UNPFA Global Internship Programme, visit the official site.

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