Multiple internship at United Nations

UNDP graduate job programme

Apply for the UNDP graduate job programme and also IPI graduate internship for gradates, available for interns from any part of the world. interns will be working remotely

The United Nations Development Programme is recruiting fresh graduate for the organization’s graduate trainee programme. The UNDP is a one of the United Nations agencies particular saddled with communities’ development programme.

The United Nations get involved in community services, rural development, tackling poverty, helping host communities, offering scholarships, clean water. They has interest for greener world

More about the UNDP graduate jobs

To be accepted as an interested applicant, you will need to be aware of the following

Your must have your profession related to anyone of the following: political science, international relations, international affairs, international peace, human right affairs, security, social work, humanitarian services or any or any other related field.

Also you would need to have the following:

Have the knowledge of UN institutions, agencies, multilateral policies and processes. You can learn this online. There are available materials to aid your learning. Also there is a free course on this by the United Nations itself which upon graduation you would be offered a certificate. And the course is 100 percent online and taken at your own pace.

You also need to have the following skills:

Outstanding research skill

Analytical skill

English writing skills

Communication skill

Leadership skill.

Team player

Interpersonal skill

Multi tasking skill

Additionally: have tolerance mind, ability to tolerate diversity of opinion, culture and behaviour, ability to work in an unfamiliar multi cultural environment. Be fluent in English language, understanding and speaking French and Portuguese is an advantage

Application Process for the UNDP graduate job programme

To apply for the graduate progamme, follow the steps detailed below.

The closing date for applications will be announced and only send application if you have met up with the requirement above.

After the application is received and processed, only those candidates who are shortlisted for employment will be announce and contacted with invitation for interview in the form assessment which shall be scheduled by the agency.

The first interview will test to be taken online and the second interview will be oral, not test this time, the second interview will be virtual.

Application is via email with all the following below.

To apply send your application letter accompanied with the following to this email [email protected]

Use this word, UNDP-CPO Graduate programme to make subject matter of the application email.

Must attach the following to your application email

Cover letter or motivational letter whichever name. Detail your cover letter to include your reasons for your interest to join the UNDP graduate programme

Curriculum vitae, that is your cv, make sure that your cv is up to date

A two to three pages writing up on the subject matter of the United Nations Development Programme.

Three references

Make all your documents to be in a pdf format and email same to the email provide above

Second programme is the IPI internship in editorial position

Editors are needed at the IPI for a full time position paid internship. The internship is intended to last for the period of six months. Successful interns will be working with the IPI publication team to deliver a great work supporting senior staff while learning. Internship is remote for interns who are a distance away and interns who have access can be visiting the IPI office in New Work.

The internship is for the IPI publication team to be assisted for the period of six months by the interns. The interns will assist to produce books, papers, journals brief, and other IPI materials, disseminating the IPI books and any other editorial works of the IPI

While working at the editorial department of the IPI at the organization headquarters in the New York, United State of America, the interns will be learning and gaining experience in editing, writing, proofreading, and the rest. The interns will also have the opportunity to acquire experience in research as interns will be researching on peace, security, women development, sustainable development, etc.

Interns’ mode of work will remote for the period of the six months of internship. Applicant from any country may be selected to participate in the internship however; the successful applicants must be ready at all time in the IPI work hours which is between 8am and 5pm EST.

Interns’ task

Successful applicants will be taking the following task for the Organization:


Formatting of books

Sporting and effecting corrections


Formatting citations,


Proofreading publications and anything related to this

Conduct photo research for publications

Assist to disseminate already completed publications on available location mostly on social media

Manage and record book purchases and subscriptions to journals, magazines, and newspapers

Conduct other publications related at organization

Eligibility for the IPI internship

Applicant must have good standing ability to edit books, journals, newsletters, etc.

Must be the type that pays attention to details

Have a very good command of English language, mastered English language rules; punctuation, nouns, proverb, verb etc.

Have a good writing ability, with very good verbal communication ability

Have a bachelors degree particularly in international affairs’, English and literature, diplomacy and in any other related field

Have knowledge of Chicago style desirable

Have experience in copyediting, proofreading, or working as a writing tutor preferred

Be familiar with or interest in multilateral institutions a plus

Application process.

Closing date for this internship opportunity will be announced. Upon conclusion of the application, successful applicants’ names will shortlisted and communicated for the next step of the recruitment.

Successful applicant will move to the second stage which is the interview stage. Interview will be virtual and successful applicants who passed the first interview will be required to undertake the second interview

To begin your application sends your mail to the [email protected]

Use the word editorial internship as the subject of your email, then accompany your application with the following

Cover letter which can be your motivation letter

Curriculum vitae. Attach only your updated cv

Policy writing sample of two to three pages

Details of your references professionals of up to three.

Bundle the above in a pdf and send to the above email address as your application

Visit the official UNDP graduate programme portal for more information on jobs

How to be successful

Norway Public Universities that are free without IELTS.(No tuition fees no application fee).

1 thought on “UNDP graduate job programme”

  1. Thanks very much for the opportunity to allow good talents to be put to service as I took enough time to submit my application on Second programme which is the IPI internship in editorial position. I hope and pray that you consider orphans such as me to get that exposure, experience and skills. I am Jeronimo Kateya and i am a Journalism and Media Technology at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. I look forward to intern with you.

    How will I be notified on the way forward and when if I may ask?

    Thanks so much.

    Jeronimo Kateya

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